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Outer Critics Circle Award Nominees 2013

outercriticscirclelogoThe revival of Stephen Schwartz’s Pippin earned 11 Outer Critics Circle nominations, the most of any production of the season, Kinky Boots, nine; Chaplin: The Musical and Cinderella eight apiece.

The awards will be announced on May 13th and the annual awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 23rd at Sardi’s.

Here is the complete list. (The links are to my reviews)


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: The Musical

A Christmas Story

Hands on a Hardbody

Kinky Boots

Matilda the Musical

 

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: The Musical

Dogfight

Kinky Boots

Matilda the Musical

 

OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Chaplin: The Musical

Dogfight

Hands on a Hardbody

Here Lies Love

Kinky Boots

 

 

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Golden Boy

Orphans

The Piano Lesson

The Trip to Bountiful

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

 

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Annie

Cinderella

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Passion

Pippin

 

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY

Pam MacKinnon   Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Nicholas Martin   Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Jack O’Brien   The Nance

Bartlett Sher   Golden Boy

Michael Wilson   The Trip to Bountiful

 

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL

Warren Carlyle   Chaplin: The Musical

Scott Ellis   The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Jerry Mitchell   Kinky Boots

Diane Paulus   Pippin

Alex Timbers   Here Lies Love

 

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHER

Warren Carlyle   Chaplin: The Musical

Peter Darling   Matilda the Musical

Jerry Mitchell   Kinky Boots

Josh Rhodes   Cinderella

Chet Walker   Pippin

 

OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

John Lee Beatty   The Nance

Rob Howell   Matilda the Musical

David Korins   Here Lies Love

Scott Pask   Pippin

Michael Yeargan   Golden Boy

 

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

Amy Clark & Martin Pakledinaz   Chaplin: The Musical

Gregg Barnes   Kinky Boots

Dominique Lemieux   Pippin

William Ivey Long   Cinderella

William Ivey Long   The Mystery of Edwin Drood

 

 

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN

(Play or Musical)
Ken Billington   Chaplin: The Musical

Paul Gallo   Dogfight

Donald Holder   Golden Boy

Kenneth Posner   Cinderella

Kenneth Posner   Pippin

 

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY

Tom Hanks   Lucky Guy

Shuler Hensley   The Whale

Nathan Lane   The Nance

Tracy Letts   Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

David Hyde Pierce   Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

 

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Tracee Chimo   Bad Jews

Amy Morton   Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Vanessa Redgrave   The Revisionist

Joely Richardson   Ivanov

Cicely Tyson   The Trip to Bountiful

 

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Bertie Carvel   Matilda the Musical

Santino Fontana   Cinderella

Rob McClure   Chaplin: The Musical

Billy Porter   Kinky Boots

Matthew James Thomas   Pippin

 

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Lilla Crawford   Annie

Valisia LeKae   Motown: The Musical

Lindsay Mendez   Dogfight

Patina Miller   Pippin

Laura Osnes   Cinderella

 

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY

Danny Burstein   Golden Boy

Richard Kind   The Big Knife

Jonny Orsini   The Nance

Tony Shalhoub   Golden Boy

Tom Sturridge   Orphans

 

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Cady Huffman   The Nance

Judith Ivey   The Heiress

Judith Light   The Assembled Parties

Kristine Nielsen   Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Vanessa Williams   The Trip to Bountiful

 

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Will Chase   The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Dan Lauria   A Christmas Story

Raymond Luke   Motown: The Musical

Terrence Mann   Pippin

Daniel Stewart Sherman   Kinky Boots

 

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Annaleigh Ashford   Kinky Boots

Victoria Clark   Cinderella

Charlotte d’Amboise   Pippin

Andrea Martin   Pippin

Keala Settle   Hands on a Hardbody

 

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE

Bette Midler   I’ll Eat You Last

Martin Moran   All the Rage

Fiona Shaw   The Testament of Mary

Holland Taylor   Ann

Michael Urie   Buyer & Cellar

 

JOHN GASSNER AWARD

(Presented for an American play, preferably by a new playwright)

Ayad Akhtar   Disgraced

Paul Downs Colaizzo   Really Really

Joshua Harmon   Bad Jews

Samuel D. Hunter   The Whale

Aaron Posner  My Name is Asher Lev

 

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Irish Repertory Theatre

Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciarán O’Reilly, Producing Director

in recognition of 25 years of producing outstanding theatre

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About New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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