AWARDS SEASON 2015: Outer Critics Circle Award Winners

Photo from Variety

Photo from Variety

The Outer Critics Circle Award winners have been announced and again the pool of winning shows was small (and excluded Something Rotten!). An American in ParisHamilton and The King and I all walked away with three awards each and On the Twentieth Century with two. An American in Paris is looking more and more like the Tony favorite for Best Musical with every passing day…

The Outer Critics Circle Awards ceremony will be held on May 21 at Sardi’s Restaurant.

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Here are all the nominees. Winners are marked with a *.

Outstanding New Broadway Musical
*An American in Paris
It Shoulda Been You
The Last Ship
Something Rotten!
The Visit

Outstanding New Broadway Play
*The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Audience
Wolf Hall

Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical
*Hamilton
A Christmas Memory
Disenchanted
The Fortress of Solitude
Lonesome Traveler

Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play
*Between Riverside and Crazy
The City of Conversation
The Nether
Rasheeda Speaking
The Village Bike

Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
*Hamilton
It Shoulda Been You
The Last Ship
Something Rotten!
The Visit

Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
*Hamilton
It Shoulda Been You
The Last Ship
Something Rotten!
The Visit

Outstanding Revival of a Play (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
*You Can’t Take It With You
The Elephant Man
Fashions for Men
The Heidi Chronicles
Skylight

Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
*The King and I
Into the Woods
On the Town
On the Twentieth Century
Side Show

Outstanding Director of a Play
*Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Stephen Daldry, The Audience
Scott Ellis, The Elephant Man
Scott Ellis, You Can’t Take It With You
Jeremy Herrin, Wolf Hall

Outstanding Director of a Musical
*Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris
Scott Ellis, On the Twentieth Century
Thomas Kail, Hamilton
Casey Nicholaw, Something Rotten!
David Hyde Pierce, It Shoulda Been You

Outstanding Choreographer
*Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris
Joshua Bergasse, On the Town
Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton
Warren Carlyle, On the Twentieth Century
Casey Nicholaw, Something Rotten!

Outstanding Set Design (Play or Musical)
*Bunny Christie, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Bob Crowley, An American in Paris
Scott Pask, Something Rotten!
David Rockwell, On the Twentieth Century
Michael Yeargan, The King and I

Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical)
*Catherine Zuber, The King and I
Gregg Barnes, Something Rotten!
Bob Crowley, The Audience
William Ivey Long, On the Twentieth Century
Christopher Oram, Wolf Hall

Outstanding Lighting Design (Play or Musical)
*Paule Constable, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Jeff Croiter, Something Rotten!
Rick Fisher, The Audience
Natasha Katz, An American in Paris
Japhy Weideman, The Visit

Outstanding Actor in a Play
*Alex Sharp, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Reed Birney, I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard
Bradley Cooper, The Elephant Man
Stephen McKinley Henderson, Between Riverside and Crazy
Ben Miles, Wolf Hall

Outstanding Actress in a Play
*Helen Mirren, The Audience
Greta Gerwig, The Village Bike
Jan Maxwell, The City of Conversation
Elisabeth Moss, The Heidi Chronicles
Tonya Pinkins, Rasheeda Speaking

Outstanding Actor in a Musical
*Robert Fairchild, An American in Paris
Christian Borle, Something Rotten!
Brian d’Arcy James, Something Rotten!
Peter Gallagher, On the Twentieth Century
Tony Yazbeck, On the Town

Outstanding Actress in a Musical
*Kristin Chenoweth, On the Twentieth Century
Leanne Cope, An American in Paris
Tyne Daly, It Shoulda Been You
Kelli O’Hara, The King and I
Chita Rivera, The Visit

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
*Richard McCabe, The Audience
Paul Jesson, Wolf Hall
Alessandro Nivola, The Elephant Man
Nathaniel Parker, Wolf Hall
Bryce Pinkham, The Heidi Chronicles

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
*Annaleigh Ashford, You Can’t Take It With You
Patricia Clarkson, The Elephant Man
Francesca Faridany, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Julie Halston, You Can’t Take It With You
Lydia Leonard, Wolf Hall

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
*Andy Karl, On the Twentieth Century
John Cariani, Something Rotten!
Josh Grisetti, It Shoulda Been You
Paul Alexander Nolan, Doctor Zhivago
Max von Essen, An American in Paris

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
*Ruthie Ann Miles, The King and I
Heidi Blickenstaff, Something Rotten!
Victoria Clark, Gigi
Megan Fairchild, On the Town
Mary Louise Wilson, On the Twentieth Century

Outstanding Solo Performance
*Jim Dale, Just Jim Dale
Joe Assadourian, The Bullpen
Tom Dugan, Wiesenthal
Cush Jumbo, Josephine and I
Benjamin Scheuer, The Lion

John Gassner Award (Presented for an American play)
*Ayad Akhtar, The Invisible Hand
Halley Feiffer, I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard
Elizabeth Irwin, My Mañana Comes
Markus Potter, Stalking the Bogeyman
Benjamin Scheuer, The Lion

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