Friday, April 28, 2017

Outer Critics Circle Award Nominees Announced

The new Broadway musical Anastasia and the Bette Midler-led revival of Hello, Dolly!, topped the list of 2017 Outer Critics Circle Award nominees, announced Tuesday, April 25 at the Algonquin Hotel.
Anastasia received 13 nominations, including nods for stars Christy Altomare, John Bolton, Caroline O'Connor, and Mary Beth Peil, while Hello, Dolly! received 10 nods, which included leading players Midler, David Hyde Pierce, Kate Baldwin, and Gavin Creel.
The full list of nominees is below. 

Outstanding New Broadway Play

A Doll's House, Part 2




Outstanding New Broadway Musical

A Bronx Tale — The Musical

Come From Away

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)

Men on Boats

Small Mouth Sounds

Tell Hector I Miss Him


The Wolves

Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical
The Band's Visit


Himself & 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)

Finian's Rainbow

Hello, Dolly!

Miss Saigon

Sunset Boulevard

Sweeney Todd

Outstanding Actor in a Play

Michael Emerson, Wakey, Wakey

Daniel Craig, Othello

Kevin Kline, Present Laughter

David Oyelowo, Othello

David Hyde Pierce, A Life

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Michael Aronov, Oslo

Danny DeVito, The Price

Nathan Lane, The Front Page

Richard Thomas, The Little Foxes

Richard Topol, Indecent

Outstanding Actress in a Play

Janie Dee, Linda

Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie

Allison Janney, Six Degrees of Separation

Laura Linney, The Little Foxes

Laurie Metcalf, A Doll's House, Part 2

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

Johanna Day, Sweat

Jayne Houdyshell, A Doll's House, Part 2

Katrina Lenk, Indecent

Nana Mensah, Man From Nebraska

Cynthia Nixon, The Little Foxes

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

Christian Borle, Falsettos

Nick Cordero, A Bronx Tale — The Musical

Andy Karl, Groundhog Day

David Hyde Pierce, Hello, Dolly!

Tony Shalhoub, The Band's Visit

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

John Bolton, Anastasia

Gavin Creel, Hello, Dolly!

Jeffry Denman, Kid Victory

Shuler Hensley, Sweet Charity

Andrew Rannells, Falsettos

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

Christy Altomare, Anastasia

Christine Ebersole, War Paint

Katrina Lenk, The Band's Visit

Patti LuPone, War Paint

Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly!

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Kate Baldwin, Hello, Dolly!

Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos

Jenn Colella, Come From Away

Caroline O'Connor, Anastasia

Mary Beth Peil, Anastasia

Outstanding Solo Performance

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

Simon McBurney, The Encounter

Outstanding Book of a Musical

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Terrence McNally, Anastasia

Itamar Moses, The Band's Visit

Chazz Palminteri, A Bronx Tale — The Musical

Danny Rubin, Groundhog Day

Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Come From Away

Outstanding New Score

(Broadway or off-Broadway)

Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, Anastasia

Alan Menken and Glenn Slater, A Bronx Tale — The Musical

Tim Minchin, Groundhog Day

Irene Sankoff and David Hein, Come From Away

David Yazbek, The Band's Visit

Outstanding Director of a Play

Lila Neugebauer, The Wolves

Jack O'Brien, The Front Page

Daniel Sullivan, The Little Foxes

Rebecca Taichman, Indecent

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

Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand

Kelly Devine, Come From Away

Warren Carlyle, Hello, Dolly!

Savion Glover, Shuffle Along

Denis Jones, Holiday Inn

Outstanding Scenic Design
(Play or Musical)

Alexander Dodge, Anastasia

Nigel Hook, The Play That Goes Wrong

Mimi Lien, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Scott Pask, The Little Foxes

Douglas W. Schmidt, The Front Page

Outstanding Costume Design

(Play or Musical)

Linda Cho, Anastasia

Susan Hilferty, Present Laughter

Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!

Ann Roth, Shuffle Along

Catherine Zuber, War Paint

Outstanding Lighting Design
(Play or Musical)

Christopher Akerlind, Indecent

Donald Holder, Anastasia

Natasha Katz, Hello, Dolly!

Bradley King, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Kenneth Posner, War Paint

Outstanding Projection Design

(Play or Musical)

Duncan McLean, Privacy

Jared Mezzochi, Vietgone

Benjamin Pearcy for 59 Productions, Oslo

Aaron Rhyne, Anastasia

Tal Yarden, Indecent

Outstanding Sound Design
(Play or Musical)

Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin, The Encounter

Gareth Owen, Come From Away

Nicholas Pope, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Nevin Steinberg, Bandstand

Matt Stine, Sweeney Todd

Outstanding Orchestrations

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Doug Besterman, Anastasia

Larry Blank, Holiday Inn

Bill Elliott & Greg Anthony Rassen, Bandstand

Larry Hochman, Hello, Dolly!

Jamshied Sharifi, The Band's Visit

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