Monday, May 8, 2017

OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE 2017 WINNERS: Best of Broadway and Off Broadway

Kudos and Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Outer Critics Circle Award for the best of Broadway and Off Broadway! 

The winners will be honored at the OCC Awards Ceremony at Sardis on May 25.

Here is the list of winners and other nominees in each category. 

Outstanding New Broadway Play
A Doll's House, Part 2

Outstanding New Broadway Musical
Come From Away
A Bronx Tale — The Musical
Groundhog Day
Holiday Inn

Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play
If I Forget
A Life
Love, Love, Love

John Gassner Award
(Presented for an American play, preferably by a new playwright)
Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl
Men on Boats
Tell Hector I Miss Him
The Wolves

Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical
The Band's Visit
Himself and Nora
Kid Victory

Outstanding Revival of a Play
(Broadway or off-Broadway)
The Front Page
The Little Foxes
The Price

Outstanding Revival of a Musical
(Broadway or off-Broadway)
Hello, Dolly!
Finian's Rainbow
Miss Saigon
Sunset Boulevard
Sweeney Todd

Outstanding Actor in a Play
Kevin Kline, Present Laughter
Michael Emerson, Wakey, Wakey
Daniel Craig, Othello
David Oyelowo, Othello
David Hyde Pierce, A Life

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Danny DeVito, The Price
Michael Aronov, Oslo
Nathan Lane, The Front Page
Richard Thomas, The Little Foxes
Richard Topol, Indecent

Outstanding Actress in a Play
Laura Linney, The Little Foxes
Janie Dee, Linda
Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie
Allison Janney, Six Degrees of Separation
Laurie Metcalf, A Doll's House, Part 2

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Cynthia Nixon, The Little Foxes
Johanna Day, Sweat
Jayne Houdyshell, A Doll's House, Part 2
Katrina Lenk, Indecent
Nana Mensah, Man From Nebraska

Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day
Christian Borle, Falsettos
Nick Cordero, A Bronx Tale
David Hyde Pierce, Hello, Dolly!
Tony Shalhoub, The Band's Visit

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Gavin Creel, Hello, Dolly!
John Bolton, Anastasia
Jeffry Denman, Kid Victory
Shuler Hensley, Sweet Charity
Andrew Rannells, Falsettos

Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly!
Christy Altomare, Anastasia
Christine Ebersole, War Paint
Katrina Lenk, The Band's Visit
Patti LuPone, War Paint

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Jenn Colella, Come From Away
Kate Baldwin, Hello, Dolly!
Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos
Caroline O'Connor, Anastasia
Mary Beth Peil, Anastasia

Outstanding Solo Performance
Simon McBurney, The Encounter
Ed Dixon, Georgie: My Adventures With George Rose
Marin Ireland, On the Exhale
Sarah Jones, Sell/Buy/Date
Judith Light, All the Ways to Say I Love You

Outstanding Book of a Musical
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Come From Away
Terrence McNally, Anastasia
Itamar Moses, The Band's Visit
Chazz Palminteri, A Bronx Tale
Danny Rubin, Groundhog Day

Outstanding New Score
(Broadway or off-Broadway)
David Yazbek, The Band's Visit
Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, Anastasia
Alan Menken and Glenn Slater, A Bronx Tale
Tim Minchin, Groundhog Day
Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Come From Away

Outstanding Director of a Play
Rebecca Taichman, Indecent
Lila Neugebauer, The Wolves
Jack O'Brien, The Front Page
Daniel Sullivan, The Little Foxes
Kate Whoriskey, Sweat

Outstanding Director of a Musical
Christopher Ashley, Come From Away
David Cromer, The Band's Visit
Darko Tresnjak, Anastasia
Matthew Warchus, Groundhog Day
Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly!

Outstanding Choreographer
Warren Carlyle, Hello, Dolly!
Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand
Kelly Devine, Come From Away
Savion Glover, Shuffle Along
Denis Jones, Holiday Inn

Outstanding Scenic Design
(Play or Musical)
Mimi Lien, Natasha, Pierre, and The Great Comet of 1812
Alexander Dodge, Anastasia
Nigel Hook, The Play That Goes Wrong
Scott Pask, The Little Foxes
Douglas W. Schmidt, The Front Page

Outstanding Costume Design
(Play or Musical)
Catherine Zuber, War Paint
Linda Cho, Anastasia
Susan Hilferty, Present Laughter
Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!
Ann Roth, Shuffle Along

Outstanding Lighting Design
(Play or Musical)
Bradley King, Natasha, Pierre and Great Comet of 1812
Christopher Akerlind, Indecent
Donald Holder, Anastasia
Natasha Katz, Hello, Dolly!
Kenneth Posner, War Paint

Outstanding Projection Design
(Play or Musical)
Aaron Rhyne, Anastasia
Duncan McLean, Privacy
Jared Mezzochi, Vietgone
Benjamin Pearcy for 59 Productions, Oslo
Tal Yarden, Indecent

Outstanding Sound Design
(Play or Musical)
Gareth Owen, Come From Away
Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin, The Encounter
Nicholas Pope, Natasha, Pierre and Great Comet of 1812
Nevin Steinberg, Bandstand
Matt Stine, Sweeney Todd

Outstanding Orchestrations
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Larry Hochman, Hello, Dolly!
Doug Besterman, Anastasia
Larry Blank, Holiday Inn
Bill Elliott and Greg Anthony Rassen, Bandstand
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band's Visit

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