Outer Critics Circle Nominations Are Here: 'Hadestown' Leads

Hadestown swept the Outer Critic Circle nominations Tuesday with an impressive 12 nominations! Tootsie was close behind with 10 nominations and Broadway's Oklahoma! revival with 6.

Celebrating its 69th 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, radio and television stations, internet, and theatre publications in America and abroad.

The winners will be announced on Monday, May 13th. The annual Gala Awards Dinner and presentation of awards to the winners will be held on Thursday, May 23rd (3 PM) at the legendary Sardi’s Restaurant.

Full nominations list:

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY

The Ferryman

Ink

Network

To Kill a Mockingbird

What the Constitution Means to Me

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL

Be More Chill

Hadestown

Head Over Heels

The Prom

Tootsie

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY

Fairview

The House That Will Not Stand

Lewiston / Clarkston

The Light

White Noise

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL

The Beast in the Jungle

Black Light

Girl from the North Country

The Hello Girls

Midnight at the Never Get

OUTSTANDING BOOK OF A MUSICAL

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Robert Horn, Tootsie

Conor McPherson, Girl from the North Country

Peter Mills and Cara Reichel, The Hello Girls

Anaïs Mitchell, Hadestown

Jeff Whitty and James Magruder, Head Over Heels

OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, The Prom

Joe Iconis, Be More Chill

Peter Mills, The Hello Girls

Anaïs Mitchell, Hadestown

David Yazbek, Tootsie

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

All My Sons

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Juno and the Paycock

Our Lady of 121st Street

The Waverly Gallery

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Carmen Jones

Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish)

Kiss Me, Kate

Oklahoma!

Smokey Joe’s Cafe

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY

Rupert Goold, Ink

Sam Mendes, The Ferryman

Jack O’Brien, All My Sons

Bartlett Sher, To Kill a Mockingbird

Logan Vaughn, The Light

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL

Rachel Chavkin, Hadestown

Scott Ellis, Tootsie

Daniel Fish, Oklahoma!

Joel Grey. Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish)

Cara Reichel, The Hello Girls

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHER

Warren Carlyle, Kiss Me, Kate

Christopher Gattelli, The Cher Show

Denis Jones, Tootsie

David Neumann, Hadestown

Sergio Trujillo, Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations

OUTSTANDING SCENIC DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

Beowulf Boritt, Bernhardt/Hamlet

Bunny Christie, Ink

Rachel Hauck, Hadestown

Rob Howell, The Ferryman

David Korins, Beetlejuice

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

Rob Howell, The Ferryman

Bob Mackie, The Cher Show

William Ivey Long, Beetlejuice

William Ivey Long, Tootsie

Arianne Phillips, Head Over Heels

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

Neil Austin, Ink

Stacey Derosier, Lewiston / Clarkston

Bradley King, Hadestown

Jason Lyons, Sugar in Our Wounds

Peter Mumford, King Kong

OUTSTANDING PROJECTION DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

Peter England, King Kong

Alex Basco Koch, Be More Chill

Peter Nigrini, Beetlejuice

Jeff Sugg, All My Sons

Tal Yarden, Network

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

John Gromada, All My Sons

Peter Hylenski, King Kong

Drew Levy, Oklahoma!

Eric Sleichim, Network

Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz Hadestown

OUTSTANDING ORCHESTRATIONS

Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose, Hadestown

Simon Hale, Girl from the North Country

Joseph Joubert, Carmen Jones

Daniel Kluger, Oklahoma!

Harold Wheeler, Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY

McKinley Belcher III, The Light

Bryan Cranston, Network

Daveed Diggs, White Noise

Bill Irwin, On Beckett

Jeremy Pope, Choir Boy

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Glenn Close, Mother of the Maid

Edie Falco, The True

Glenda Jackson, King Lear

Mandi Masden, The Light

Elaine May, The Waverly Gallery

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Brooks Ashmanskas, The Prom

Reeve Carney, Hadestown

Damon Daunno, Oklahoma!

Santino Fontana, Tootsie

Steven Skybell, Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish)

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Stephanie J. Block, The Cher Show

Kelli O’Hara, Kiss Me, Kate

Beth Leavel, The Prom

Anika Noni Rose, Carmen Jones

Mare Winningham, Girl from the North Country

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY

Bertie Carvel, Ink

John Clay III, Choir Boy

Hugh Dancy, Apologia

John Procaccino, Downstairs

Benjamin Walker, All My Sons

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Joan Allen, The Waverly Gallery

Stephanie Berry, Sugar in Our Wounds

Fionnula Flanagan, The Ferryman

Harriett D. Foy, The House That Will Not Stand

Celia Keenan-Bolger, To Kill a Mockingbird

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

John Behlmann, Tootsie

André De Shields, Hadestown

Reg Rogers, Tootsie

George Salazar, Be More Chill

Ephraim Sykes, Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Amber Gray, Hadestown

Leslie Kritzer, Beetlejuice

Bonnie Milligan, Head Over Heels

Sarah Stiles, Tootsie

Ali Stroker, Oklahoma!

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE

Mike Birbiglia, The New One

Maddie Corman, Accidentally Brave

Jake Gyllenhaal, A Life

Carey Mulligan, Girls & Boys

Renée Taylor, My Life on a Diet

JOHN GASSNER AWARD

(Presented for an American play, preferably by a new playwright)

Jeremy O. Harris, Slave Play

Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell, and Gordon Farrell, The Lifespan of a Fact

Donja R. Love, Sugar in Our Wounds

Ming Peiffer, Usual Girls

Charly Evon, Simpson Behind the Sheet

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