Mercedes Ruehl, who was previously announced as co-presenter for the nominations ceremony, had to decline "due to personal reasons," according to a press statement.
Nominations in 23 categories will be announced. The Outer Critics Circle Awards honor the best in Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre.
Outer Critics Circle is the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway. Celebrating its 61st season, the members of the Outer Critics Circle are affiliated with more than 90 newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations, and theatre publications in America and abroad.
Winners of the awards will be announced May 16. The annual ceremony will be held May 26 at Sardi's Restaurant.