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The 66th Annual Outer Critics Circle 2016 Winners by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino

The 66th Annual Outer Critics Circle 2015-2016 Award winners were announced today, Monday, May 9, 2016.

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Cynthia Erivo star of Broadway’s The Color Purple WON the Outer Critics Circle Award for “Outstanding Actress in a Musical.” Photography by Lisa Pacino.

The 66th Annual Outer Critics Circle 2015-2016 Award is celebrating its 66th season of bestowing awards of excellence in the field of theater, 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 prestigious Outer Critics Circle Awards are presented annually for theatrical achievements both on Broadway and Off-Broadway. They were begun during the 1949–1950 theatre season.

Here is the complete list of winners below.

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Frank Langella of Broadway’s The Father WON the Outer Critics Circle Award for “Outstanding Actor in a Play”. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Broadway’s The Humans WON the Outer Critics Circle Award for “Outstanding New Broadway Play”. Stars Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Broadway’s Bright Star WON the Outer Critics Circle Award for “Outstanding New Broadway Musical”. STEVE MARTIN: Music, Book & Story, CARMEN CUSACK: Starring role as “Alice Murphy” in her Broadway debut, and EDIE BRICKELL: Music, Lyrics & Story. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Jane Krakowski of Broadway’s She Loves Me WON the Outer Critics Circle Award for “Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical”. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Danny Burstein of Broadway’s Fiddler on the Roof WON the Outer Critics Circle Award for “Outstanding Actor in a Musical”. Photography by Lisa Pacino.

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Pascale Armand of Broadway’s Eclipsed WON the Outer Critics Circle Award for “Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play.” (She is TIED with Judith Light in Thérèse Raquin”). Photography by Lisa Pacino.

Please note at their request, the production of Shuffle Along will be considered eligible in the 2016-2017 season. In addition, Hamilton was awarded last season as an Off-Broadway production therefore is not eligible to be considered again.

Here is the complete list of winners. The annual Gala Awards Dinner and Presentation of the Awards to the winners will take place on Thursday, May 26th at the legendary restaurant Sardi’s, New York City.
Please look out for our full photo coverage.

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She Loves Me leads the list of 2016 Outer Critics Circle Awards winners with four trophies.

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for media covering New York theater, has announced its award winners for the 2015-16 season in 25 categories.

Honorees are in bold.

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY
Eclipsed
The Father
The Humans
King Charles III
Thérèse Raquin

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL
American Psycho the Musical
Bright Star
On Your Feet!
Tuck Everlasting the Musical
Waitress

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY
The Christians
Familiar
Gloria
Hold On to Me Darling
The Legend of Georgia McBride

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL
Cagney
Daddy Long Legs
Dear Evan Hansen
Lazarus
Southern Comfort

OUTSTANDING BOOK OF A MUSICAL
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Bright Star
Daddy Long Legs
Dear Evan Hansen
Lazarus
On Your Feet!

OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

American Psycho the Musical
Bright Star
Daddy Long Legs
Dear Evan Hansen
Waitress

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Blackbird
The Crucible
Fool for Love
Long Day’s Journey Into Night
A View From the Bridge

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

The Color Purple the Musical
Dames at Sea
Fiddler on the Roof
She Loves Me
Spring Awakening

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY
Evan Cabnet, Gloria
Mike Donahue, The Legend of Georgia McBride
Rupert Goold, King Charles III
Joe Mantello, The Humans
Ivo van Hove, A View From the Bridge

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL
Michael Arden, Spring Awakening
Walter Bobbie, Bright Star
Scott Ellis, She Loves Me
Rupert Goold, American Psycho the Musical
Michael Greif, Dear Evan Hansen

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHER
Joshua Bergasse, Cagney
Spencer Liff, Spring Awakening
Josh Rhodes, Bright Star
Randy Skinner, Dames at Sea
Sergio Trujillo, On Your Feet!

OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN
(Play or Musical)

Beowulf Boritt, Thérèse Raquin
David Korins, Misery
Mimi Lien, John
David Rockwell, She Loves Me
Walt Spangler, Tuck Everlasting the Musical

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN
(Play or Musical)

ESosa, On Your Feet!
Jane Greenwood, Bright Star
Katrina Lindsay, American Psycho the Musical
Jeff Mahshie, She Loves Me
Tom Scutt, King Charles III

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN
(Play or Musical)

Donald Holder, She Loves Me
Natasha Katz, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Kenneth Posner, On Your Feet!
Ben Stanton, Spring Awakening
Justin Townsend, American Psycho the Musical

OUTSTANDING PROJECTION DESIGN
(Play or Musical)

Lucy MacKinnon, Spring Awakening
Peter Nigrini, Grounded
Peter Nigrini, Dear Evan Hansen
Finn Ross, American Psycho the Musical
Tal Yarden, Lazarus

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY
Reed Birney, The Humans
Gabriel Byrne, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Frank Langella, The Father
Mark Strong, A View From the Bridge
Ben Whishaw, The Crucible

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Jayne Houdyshell, The Humans
Jessica Lange, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Lupita Nyong’o,Eclipsed
Nicola Walker, A View From the Bridge
Michelle Williams, Blackbird

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Alex Brightman, School of Rock the Musical
Danny Burstein, Fiddler on the Roof
Robert Creighton, Cagney
Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen
Benjamin Walker, American Psycho the Musical

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Laura Benanti, She Loves Me
Carmen Cusack, Bright Star
Cynthia Erivo, The Color Purple the Musical
Jessie Mueller, Waitress
Ana Villafañe, On Your Feet!

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY
Sanjit De Silva, Dry Powder
Matt McGrath, The Legend of Georgia McBride
Jim Norton, The Crucible
Robert Sella, Sylvia
Michael Shannon, Long Day’s Journey Into Night

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY
(tie)
Pascale Armand, Eclipsed
Zainab Jah, Eclipsed
Judith Light, Thérèse Raquin
Saycon Sengbloh, Eclipsed
Myra Lucretia Taylor, Familiar

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Nicholas Barasch, She Loves Me
Roger Bart, Disaster!
Michael Esper, Lazarus
Christopher Fitzgerald, Waitress
Terrence Mann, Tuck Everlasting the Musical

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Danielle Brooks, The Color Purple the Musical
Andrea Burns, On Your Feet!
Sophia Anne Caruso, Lazarus
Jane Krakowski, She Loves Me
Heléne Yorke, American Psycho the Musical

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE
Mike Birbiglia, Thank God For Jokes
Kathleen Chalfant, Rose
Anne Hathaway, Grounded
James Lecesne, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey
Daphne Rubin-Vega, Empanada Loca

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

Lindsey Ferrentino, Ugly Lies the Bone
Lauren Gunderson, I and You
Martyna Majok, Ironbound
Marco Ramirez, The Royale
Anna Ziegler, Boy

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
James Houghton, Signature Theatre Company

Celebrating its 66th 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.

Broadway’s Marlo ThomasAlex SharpSheldon Harnick, and Victoria Clark will serve as gala award presenters at the upcoming 66th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards ceremony on May 26th at the legendary Sardi’s Restaurant.

2015-16 Outer Critics Circle Executive / Nominating Committee

Simon Saltzman (President)
Mario Fratti (VicePresident)
Stanley L. Cohen (Treasurer)
Patrick Hoffman (Corresponding Secretary)
Joseph Cervelli (Recording Secretary)
Glenn Loney (Historian & Member-at-Large)
Aubrey Reuben, David Gordon, Harry Haun (Members-at-Large)

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