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Outer Critics Winners! Drowsy Chap. & History Boys Lead Pack

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for all media covering New York theatre announced late today its award winners for the 2005-06 season in 23 categories.

This season is the 56th anniversary of the Outer Critics Circle, an association with members affiliated with more than ninety newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations, and theatre publications in America and abroad. The annual awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 25th (4PM) at the legendary Sardi's Restaurant. .

* * 2005-06 Award Winners * *

OUTSTANDING BROADWAY PLAY - The History Boys

OUTSTANDING BROADWAY MUSICAL - Jersey Boys

OUTSTANDING OFF-BROADWAY PLAY - Stuff Happens

OUTSTANDING OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL - Grey Gardens

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY - Awake and Sing!

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL - Sweeney Todd

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY - Nicholas Hytner - The History Boys

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL - John Doyle - Sweeney Todd

OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE - Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg
Morrison - The Drowsy Chaperone

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY - Kathleen Marshall -The Pajama Game

OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN - David Gallo - The Drowsy Chaperone

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN - Gregg Barnes- The Drowsy Chaperone

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN - Howell Binkley - Jersey Boys

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY- Gabriel Byrne - A Touch of the Poet

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY - Lois Smith - The Trip to Bountiful

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL - John Lloyd Young - Jersey Boys

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL - Christine Ebersole - Grey Gardens

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY - Richard Griffiths - The History Boys

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY - Frances de la Tour - The History Boys

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL - Jim Dale - The Threepenny Opera

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL - Beth Leavel - The Drowsy Chaperone

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE - Antony Sher- Primo

JOHN GASSNER AWARD - Danai Gurira and Nikkole Salter- In the Continuum

Award Tally for 2 or more: The Drowsy Chaperone (4);The History Boys (4);Jersey Boys (3); Sweeney Todd (2) Grey Gardens (2).


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