2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards: Six, Lehman Trilogy, Kimberly Akimbo, Prayer for the French Republic

“Six”won outstanding Broadway musical, “Lehman Trilogy” outstanding Broadway play, “Kimberly Akimbo” Off-Broadway musical, and “Prayer for the French Republic” Off-Broadway play at the 71st annual Outer Critics Circle Awards.

Complete list below

New York Theater Awards 2022 Guide and Calendar

Outstanding New Broadway Musical

Outstanding New Broadway Play
The Lehman Trilogy

Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musicall
Kimberly Akimbo

Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play
Prayer for the French Republic

John Gassner Award
(presented to a new American play, preferably by a new playwright)
English by Sanaz Toossi 

Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Outstanding Revival of a Play (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Take Me Out

Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Jaquel Spivey, A Strange Loop

Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Victoria Clark, Kimberly Akimbo

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Matt Doyle, Company

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Patti LuPone, Company

Outstanding Actor in a Play
Simon Russell Beale, The Lehman Trilogy

Outstanding Actress in a Play
LaChanze, Trouble in Mind

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Take Me Out

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Uzo Aduba, Clyde’s

Outstanding Solo Performance
Kristina Wong, Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord

Outstanding Director of a Play
Sam Mendes, The Lehman Trilogy

Outstanding Director of a Musical
Jessica Stone, Kimberly Akimbo

Outstanding Choreography
Christopher Wheeldon and Rich + Tone Talauega, MJ the Musical

Outstanding Book of a Musical
David Lindsay-Abaire, Kimberly Akimbo

Outstanding Score
Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, Six

Outstanding Orchestrations
Jason Howland, Paradise Square

Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical)
Adam Rigg, The Skin of Our Teeth

Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical)
Gabriella Slade, Six

Outstanding Lighting Design (Play or Musical)
Jon Clark, The Lehman Trilogy

Outstanding Sound Design (Play or Musical)
Nick Powell and Dominic Bilkey, The Lehman Trilogy

Outstanding Video/Projection Design (Play or Musical)
Luke Halls, The Lehman Trilogy

Special Achievement Awards are presented to:

  • Johanna Day, David Morse, Mary-Louise Parker, and Ruben Santiago-Hudson for reprising their outstanding performances in How I Learned to Drive and Lackawanna Blues two decades later. All had been eligible in previous seasons.

Outer Critics Circle Commendations are presented to:

  • The Standbys, Understudies, and Swings of the theatrical community who step up to perform, often on hours’ notice, to keep their shows running.
  • To the Covid Safety Supervisors, Managers, and Compliance Officers who put themselves in harm’s way eight times a week to keep the curtains up.

Productins with Multiple Wins

The Lehman Trilogy – 6
Kimberly Akimbo – 4
Company – 3
How I Learned to Drive – 3 (special achievement awards)
Six – 3

Take Me Out – 2

Click here for complete list of nominations.

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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