HADESTOWN Tops the Outer Critics Circle Winners - Full List Announced!
Other top winners include All My Sons, The Cher Show, The Ferryman, King Kong, and Tootsie!
The Outer Critics Circle Award winners have been announced! The big winner this year is Hadestown, taking home 6 awards, including Outstanding New Broadway Musical, Outstanding New Score, and Amber Gray for Outstanding Featured Actress!
Other shows with multiple awards included All My Sons, The Cher Show, The Ferryman, King Kong, and Tootsie. King Kong also took home a special achievement award for its puppetry team.
Stage favorites Jenn Colella, Tina Fey, Hamish Linklater, Lindsay Mendez, and Lily Rabe will serve as gala award presenters at the upcoming 69th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards ceremony on Thursday, May 23rd at 3:00 PM at the legendary Sardi's Restaurant.
Check out the full list of winners below!
OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY
The Ferryman *WINNER*
To Kill a Mockingbird
What the Constitution Means to Me
OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL
Be More Chill
Head Over Heels
OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY
The House That Will Not Stand
Lewiston / Clarkston
White Noise *WINNER*
OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL
The Beast in the Jungle
Girl from the North Country *WINNER*
The Hello Girls
Midnight at the Never Get
OUTSTANDING BOOK OF A MUSICAL (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE (THE MARJORIE GUNNER AWARD) (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
All My Sons *WINNER*
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)
Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish) *WINNER*
Kiss Me, Kate
Smokey Joe's Café
OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY (THE Lucille Lortel AWARD)
OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL
OUTSTANDING SCENIC DESIGN (Play or Musical)
OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN (Play or Musical)
OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN (Play or Musical)
OUTSTANDING PROJECTION DESIGN (Play or Musical)
OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN (Play or Musical)
Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose - Hadestown
Simon Hale - Girl from the North Country
Joseph Joubert - Carmen Jones
Daniel Kluger - Oklahoma! *WINNER*
Harold Wheeler - Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations
OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY
OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY
OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY
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 *WINNER*
OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE
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 *WINNER*
Donja R. Love - Sugar in Our Wounds
Ming Peiffer - Usual Girls
Charly Evon Simpson - Behind the Sheet
SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
The Executive Committee voted and decided upon the presentation of Special Achievement Awards to:
The Puppetry Team That Created and Operates King Kong
This award recognizes the artistry and technical achievement that brings a 2,000-pound gorilla to life:
- Puppet designer and builder Sonny Tilders and the Creature Technology Company
- Scenic designer Peter England, who collaborated on the aesthetics of the puppet
- Aerial and movement director Gavin Robins
- The members of the King's Company, who move Kong on stage: Mike Baerga, Rhaamell Burke-Missouri, J?van Dansberry, Casey Garvin, Gabriel Hyman, Marty Lawson, Roberto Olvera, Khadija Tariyan, Lauren Yalango-Grant, David Yijae, Christopher Hampton Grant, Jena VanEslander, Scott Webber, Warren Yang, James Retter Duncan, Jonathan MacMillan, and Leigh-Ann Vizer.
- Kong's Voodoo Operators, who control his facial expressions: Jon Hoche, Danny Miller, and Jacob Williams.
This award is in recognition of 50 years of producing new musicals, as well as classics from the past.
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