The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for media covering New York theatre has chosen the award winners for the 2016-17 season in 27 categories.
Celebrating its 67th season of bestowing awards of excellence in the field of theatre, the Outer Critics Circle, is an association with members affiliated with more than ninety newspapers, magazines, web sites, radio and television stations, and theatre publications in America and abroad.
OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY
Oslo, by J.T. Rogers
OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL
Come From Away, by Irene Sankoff & David Hein
OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY
If I Forget, by Steven Levenson
OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL
The Band’s Visit, by Itamar Moses and David Yazbek
OUTSTANDING BOOK OF A MUSICAL
Irene Sankoff & David Hein Come From Away
OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE
David Yazbek, The Band’s Visit
OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY
Jitney, by August Wilson
OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY
Rebecca Taichman Indecent
OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL
Christopher Ashley Come From Away
Warren Carlyle Hello, Dolly!
OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN
Mimi Lien Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN
Catherine Zuber, War Paint
OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN
Bradley King, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
OUTSTANDING PROJECTION DESIGN
Aaron Rhyne, Anastasia
OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN
Gareth Owen, Come From Away
Larry Hochman, Hello, Dolly!
OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY
Kevin Kline, Present Laughter
OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Laura Linney, The Little Foxes
OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Andy Karl Groundhog Day
OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly!
OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY
Danny DeVito, The Price
OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Cynthia Nixon, The Little Foxes
OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Gavin Creel, Hello, Dolly!
OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Jenn Colella, Come From Away
OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE
Simon McBurney, The Encounter
JOHN GASSNER AWARD
(Presented for an American play, preferably by a new playwright)
Bess Wohl, Small Mouth Sounds
Broadway’s Danny Burstein, Katie Finneran and Christopher Fitzgerald will serve as gala award presenters at the upcoming 67th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards ceremony on May 25th at 3 PM at the legendary Sardi’s Restaurant.