2022 New York Drama Critics Circle Awards: A Case for the Existence of God, Kimberly Akimbo

The New York Drama Critics’ Circle has named Samuel D. Hunter’s “A Case for the Existence of God” best play of the 2021-22 season, and David Lindsay-Abaire’s and Jeanine Tesori’s “Kimberly Akimbo” as the best musical.

Special citation was awarded: to actor and director Austin Pendleton for 60 years of work in the theater; and an Emerging Talent Citation to Sanaz Toossi, whose “English” and “Wish You Were Here” were both produced this season. 

For more information on the Drama Critics’ Circle Awards and its place in the theater awards universe,check out my guide and calendar to New York Theater Awards 2022.

Click here for a rundown on which Drama Critics Circle members voted for what, and how many ballots it took to reach a consensus.

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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