2019 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners: The Ferryman, Hadestown, White Noise. Santino Fontana, Stephanie J. Block

“The Ferryman” won outstanding Broadway play and “Hadestown” outstanding Broadway musical in the 69th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards. ‘White Noise” won best Off-Broadway play and “Girl from the North Country” outstanding Off-Broadway musical.

New York Theater Awards 2019 Calendar and Guide

(2019 Outer Critics Award Nominations)

Complete list:

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY

The Ferryman

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL

Hadestown

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY

White Noise

 

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL

Girl from the North Country

 

OUTSTANDING BOOK OF A MUSICAL

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Robert Horn     Tootsie

 

OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Anaïs Mitchell     Hadestown

 

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

All My Sons

 

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish)

 

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY

Sam Mendes     The Ferryman

 

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL

Rachel Chavkin     Hadestown

 

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHER

Warren Carlyle     Kiss Me, Kate

 

OUTSTANDING SCENIC DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

David Korins     Beetlejuice

 

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

Bob Mackie     The Cher Show

 

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

Bradley King     Hadestown

 

OUTSTANDING PROJECTION DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

Peter England     King Kong

 

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

Peter Hylenski     King Kong

 

OUTSTANDING ORCHESTRATIONS

Daniel Kluger     Oklahoma!

 

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY

Bryan Cranston     Network

 

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Elaine May     The Waverly Gallery

 

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Santino Fontana     Tootsie

 

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Stephanie J. Block     The Cher Show

 

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY

Benjamin Walker     All My Sons

 

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Celia Keenan-Bolger     To Kill a Mockingbird

 

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

André De Shields     Hadestown

 

 

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Amber Gray     Hadestown

 

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE

Mike Birbiglia     The New One

 

JOHN GASSNER AWARD

Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell, and Gordon Farrell     The Lifespan of a Fact

 


SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

 

The Puppetry Team That Created and Operates King Kong
recognizing 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, Jōvan Dansberry, Casey Garvin, Gabriel Hyman, Marty Lawson, Roberto Olvera, Khadija Tariyan, Lauren Yalango-Grant, and David Yijae

* Kong’s Voodoo Operators, who control his facial expressions: Jon Hoche, Danny Miller, and Jacob Williams.

 

The York Theatre Company

James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director

Evans Haile, Executive Director
in recognition of 50 years of producing new musicals, as well as classics from the past

 


 

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

Celebrating its 69th season, the Outer Critics Circle is an association focused on New York theater, with members from more than 90 newspapers, magazines, websites, radio and television stations, and theater publications in the United States and abroad.

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Author: 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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