Other productions that won multiple awards include Kinky Boots, which won three awards, and Matilda The Musical, My Name Is Asher Lev, The Nance and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which all won two awards apiece.
Judy Kaye, Audra McDonald, Michael McGrath, Donna Murphy and Tonya Pinkins will be presenters at the 63rd Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards ceremony, which will be held May 23 at 4 PM at Sardi's Restaurant.
The Outer Critics Circle is the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway.
Nominees follow (winners names are in bold followed by an asterisk):
Outstanding New Broadway Play
The Testament of Mary
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike* Outstanding New Broadway Musical
A Christmas Story, The Musical
Hands on a Hardbody
Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play
My Name is Asher Lev*
Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical
Here Lies Love*
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Matilda the Musical*
Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Hands on a Hardbody
Here Lies Love
Outstanding Revival of a Play (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
The Piano Lesson
The Trip to Bountiful
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?*
Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Outstanding Director of a Play
Pam MacKinnon Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Nicholas Martin Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Jack O'Brien The Nance*
Bartlett Sher Golden Boy
Michael Wilson The Trip to Bountiful
Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical)
Amy Clark & Martin Pakledinaz Chaplin
Gregg Barnes Kinky Boots
Dominique Lemieux Pippin
William Ivey Long Cinderella*
William Ivey Long The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Cady Huffman The Nance
Judith Ivey The Heiress
Judith Light The Assembled Parties
Kristine Nielsen Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike*
Vanessa Williams The Trip to Bountiful
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Will Chase The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Dan Lauria A Christmas Story, The Musical
Raymond Luke Motown: The Musical
Terrence Mann Pippin*
Daniel Stewart Sherman Kinky Boots
John Gassner Award (Presented for an American play, preferably by a new playwright)
Ayad Akhtar Disgraced
Paul Downs Colaizzo Really Really
Joshua Harmon Bad Jews
Samuel D. Hunter The Whale
Aaron Posner My Name is Asher Lev*
Special Achievement Award Irish Repertory Theatre Charlotte Moore, artistic director and Ciarán O'Reilly, producing director in recognition of 25 years of producing outstanding theatre.
*The Nominating Committee attended all of this season's Broadway productions prior to the OCC Award cutoff date. The Other Place was considered and nominated last season when it was produced Off-Broadway.
Celebrating its 63rd season of bestowing awards of excellence in the field of theatre, the Outer Critics Circle's members are affiliated with more than 90 newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations, Internet and theatre publications in America and abroad.