Winners of the 2012-13 Outer Critics Circle Awards were announced May 13. The critically acclaimed revival of Pippin, directed by Diane Paulus, earned seven awards. The 63rd Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards ceremony was held May 23 at Sardi's.
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 Grace Lucky Guy The Nance The Testament of Mary Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike*Outstanding New Broadway Musical Chaplin A Christmas Story, The Musical Hands on a Hardbody Kinky Boots* Matilda
Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play Bad Jews Cock My Name is Asher Lev* Really Really The Whale
Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical February House Dogfight Giant Here Lies Love* Murder Ballad
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) Cinderella Chaplin Dogfight Kinky Boots Matilda the Musical*
Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway) Chaplin Dogfight Hands on a Hardbody Here Lies Love Kinky Boots*
*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.