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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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