Hadestown Leads the Outer Critics Circle Awards With 6 Wins

Awards   Hadestown Leads the Outer Critics Circle Awards With 6 Wins
 
The winners will be celebrated at a May 23 event at Sardi's.
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Amber Gray and cast of Hadestown Matthew Murphy

The 69th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards have announced this year's winners. Leading the pack with six wins (out of 12 nominations) is Hadestown.

The organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media beyond Broadway will host the gala awards dinner presentation May 23 at Sardi’s.

Special Achievement Awards will be given to The Puppetry Team that created and operates King Kong on Broadway, and to The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director and Evans Haile, Executive Director) in recognition of their 50th anniversary.

See the full list of winners below.

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY

*The Ferryman

Ink

Network

To Kill a Mockingbird

What the Constitution Means to Me

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL

Be More Chill

*Hadestown

Head Over Heels

The Prom

Tootsie

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY

Fairview

The House That Will Not Stand

Lewiston / Clarkston

The Light

*White Noise

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL

The Beast in the Jungle

Black Light

*Girl from the North Country

The Hello Girls

Midnight at the Never Get

OUTSTANDING BOOK OF A MUSICAL

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

*Robert Horn Tootsie

Conor McPherson Girl from the North Country

Peter Mills and Cara Reichel The Hello Girls

Anaïs Mitchell Hadestown

Jeff Whitty and James Magruder Head Over Heels

OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE (THE MARJORIE GUNNER AWARD)

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin The Prom

Joe Iconis Be More Chill

Peter Mills The Hello Girls

*Anaïs Mitchell Hadestown

David Yazbek Tootsie

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

*All My Sons

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Juno and the Paycock

Our Lady of 121st Street

The Waverly Gallery

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Carmen Jones

*Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish)

Kiss Me, Kate

Oklahoma!

Smokey Joe’s Café

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY (THE LUCILLE LORTEL AWARD)

Rupert Goold Ink

*Sam Mendes The Ferryman

Jack O’Brien All My Sons

Bartlett Sher To Kill a Mockingbird

Logan Vaughn The Light

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL

*Rachel Chavkin Hadestown

Scott Ellis Tootsie

Daniel Fish Oklahoma!

Joel Grey Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish)

Cara Reichel The Hello Girls

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHER

*Warren Carlyle Kiss Me, Kate

Christopher Gattelli The Cher Show

Denis Jones Tootsie

David Neumann Hadestown

Sergio Trujillo Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations

OUTSTANDING SCENIC DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

Beowulf Boritt Bernhardt/Hamlet

Bunny Christie Ink

Rachel Hauck Hadestown

Rob Howell The Ferryman

*David Korins Beetlejuice

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

Rob Howell The Ferryman

*Bob Mackie The Cher Show

William Ivey Long Beetlejuice

William Ivey Long Tootsie

Arianne Phillips Head Over Heels

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

Neil Austin Ink

Stacey Derosier Lewiston / Clarkston

*Bradley King Hadestown

Jason Lyons Sugar in Our Wounds

Peter Mumford King Kong

OUTSTANDING PROJECTION DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

*Peter England King Kong

Alex Basco Koch Be More Chill

Peter Nigrini Beetlejuice

Jeff Sugg All My Sons

Tal Yarden Network

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

John Gromada All My Sons

*Peter Hylenski King Kong

Drew Levy Oklahoma!

Eric Sleichim Network

Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz Hadestown

OUTSTANDING ORCHESTRATIONS

Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose Hadestown

Simon Hale Girl from the North Country

Joseph Joubert Carmen Jones

*Daniel Kluger Oklahoma!

Harold Wheeler Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY

McKinley Belcher III The Light

*Bryan Cranston Network

Daveed Diggs White Noise

Bill Irwin On Beckett

Jeremy Pope Choir Boy

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Glenn Close Mother of the Maid

Edie Falco The True

Glenda Jackson King Lear

Mandi Masden The Light

*Elaine May The Waverly Gallery

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Brooks Ashmanskas The Prom

Reeve Carney Hadestown

Damon Daunno Oklahoma!

*Santino Fontana Tootsie

Steven Skybell Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish)

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

*Stephanie J. Block The Cher Show

Kelli O’Hara Kiss Me, Kate

Beth Leavel The Prom

Anika Noni Rose Carmen Jones

Mare Winningham Girl from the North Country

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY

Bertie Carvel Ink

John Clay III Choir Boy

Hugh Dancy Apologia

John Procaccino Downstairs

*Benjamin Walker All My Sons

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Joan Allen The Waverly Gallery

Stephanie Berry Sugar in Our Wounds

Fionnula Flanagan The Ferryman

Harriett D. Foy The House That Will Not Stand

*Celia Keenan-Bolger To Kill a Mockingbird

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

John Behlmann Tootsie

*André De Shields Hadestown

Reg Rogers Tootsie

George Salazar Be More Chill

Ephraim Sykes Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

*Amber Gray Hadestown

Leslie Kritzer Beetlejuice

Bonnie Milligan Head Over Heels

Sarah Stiles Tootsie

Ali Stroker Oklahoma!

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE

*Mike Birbiglia The New One

Maddie Corman Accidentally Brave

Jake Gyllenhaal A Life

Carey Mulligan Girls & Boys

Renée Taylor My Life on a Diet

JOHN GASSNER PLAYWRITING AWARD

(Presented for an American play, preferably by a new playwright)

Jeremy O. Harris Slave Play

*Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell, and Gordon Farrell The Lifespan of a Fact

Donja R. Love Sugar in Our Wounds

Ming Peiffer Usual Girls

Charly Evon Simpson Behind the Sheet

PRODUCTIONS WITH MULTIPLE AWARDS

HADESTOWN: 6

ALL MY SONS: 2

THE CHER SHOW: 2

THE FERRYMAN: 2

KING KONG: 2 (plus a special award)

TOOTSIE: 2

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