AWARDS SEASON 2018: Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominees

More award nominations are in -- those for the Outer Critics Circle Awards -- and SpongeBob SquarePants got an incredible 11 nominations, with My Fair Lady and Mean Girls close on its heels with 9 and 8 nominations respectively.  The Drama Leagued snubbed Escape to Margaritaville and Prince of Broadway got a little love from the OCC, but who will win…

AWARDS SEASON 2017: Outer Critics Circle Award Winners

The Outer Critics Circle Award winners have been announced!  Come From Away was selected as this year's most outstanding new Broadway Musical and Hello, Dolly! as outstanding revival. Both productions also received 5 nominations. The selections also featured many a Hollywood actor (Kevin Kline, Laura Linney, Bette Midler, Danny DeVito and Cynthia Nixon) and singled out the incredible performances this year by Andy Karl, Gavin…

AWARDS SEASON 2017: The Outer Critics Circle Award Nominees

The Outer Critics Circle Award nominees are in! Of the Broadway musicals, Anastasia received the greatest number of nominations (13), followed by Hello, Dolly! (10), Come From Away (7), Groundhog Day (5), A Bronx Tale (4), War Paint (4), and Bandstand, Holiday Inn and Natasha, Pierre And The Great Comet Of 1812 of 1812 all with 3 a piece. The winners for the Outer Critics Circle Awards will be announced…

Award Season is nigh…mark your calendars and set your DVRs

If you're like us, this is your favorite time of the year -- awards season!! When you get to sqee with delight, roll your eyes with disdain and feel like the smartest person in the room by correctly picking winners and losers. Every year, we stay on top of everything, so you can too, so subscribe…

Something Rotten

AWARDS SEASON 2015: Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

The nominees for the Outer Critics Circle Awards have been announced meaning awards season for 2015 is officially underway! Something Rotten! led the pack with 12 nominations, followed by On the Twentieth Century with 9 and An American in Paris with 8. Who will take home the big prizes? Will the other award nominating committees pick the same pack of shows, or go…

AWARDS SEASON 2014: Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominees

Cecily Tyson and Vanessa Williams announced the The Outer Critics Circle Award nominees this morning. Topping the list is A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder with 11 nominations, followed by Aladdin with eight and Rocky with six. The full list of nominees appears below. Awards Announced: May 13 Awards Dinner: May 22 Follow all of the awards coverage as we live blog, tweet,…

The 2013 Broadway Award Season Calendar

April means award season is nearly upon us - nominations will start coming in this month and pretty trophies handed out in the next couple months. Bookmark this page and check back - we'll update it as more information comes in... 67TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS Nominations: April 30, 8:30am EST Announcers: TBA Ceremony: June 9,…

2012 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners

The Outer Critics Circle Award winners have been announced. The ceremony will be held on May 24 at 4 PM. The winners are: OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL Bonnie & Clyde Newsies Once Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY The Lyons One Man, Two Guvnors Seminar Stick Fly OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY Blood…

The 2010 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners

The first award-winners of the season have been announced. There were a couple of big surprises, including the big win for Memphis in the Outstanding New Musical category. The committee also decided on ties for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical, Outstanding Actress in a Musical and Outstanding Choreography. What do you think of their selections? Outstanding New…

2010 Outer Critics Circle Nominations

Yesterday, Hunter and Sutton Foster announced the nominees for the 60th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, which honor the best in Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre. Winners will be announced on May 27 here on the blog. Here are this year's musical theater nominees: Outstanding New Broadway Musical American Idiot Come Fly Away Fela! Memphis Sondheim…