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WAR HORSE, THE BOOK OF MORMON and ANYTHING GOES Top List of Outer Critics Circle Award Winners

61st Annual Awards

Outer Critics Circle

Announce

2010-11 Awards

"War Horse," "The Book of Mormon"

 & "Anything Goes"

Top List & Win 4 Awards!

New York, NY  (May 16, 2011) Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for all media covering New York theatre announced today its award winners for the 2010-11 season in 23 categories.

As previously announced, based on recommendations by the OCC Executive Committee, Special Achievement Awards will be given to Ellen Barkin for her Outstanding Broadway Debut in “The Normal Heart” and Adrian Kohler with Basil Jones for Handspring Puppet Company Puppet Design, Fabrication and Direction for

"War Horse."

Charles Busch, Julie Halston, Swoosie Kurtz and Brian D'Arcy James --- will serve as presenters at the organization's 61st Annual Award ceremony on Thursday, May 26th (4PM) at Sardi's Restaurant (234 West 44th Street).

Celebrating its 61st 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. 

Outer Critics Circle

*  *  2010-2011 Award Winners  *  *

Winners are notated in * BOLD

 

 Outer Critics Circle

2010-2011 Award Nominations

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY

Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

Good People

The Motherf**ker With the Hat

* War Horse

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL

* The Book of Mormon

Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Sister Act

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY

Blood From a Stone

Kin

* Other Desert Cities

The Other Place

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL

Freckleface Strawberry

In Transit

* The Kid

Tomorrow Morning

OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

* The Book of Mormon

Catch Me If You Can

Sister Act

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Born Yesterday

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Merchant of Venice

* The Normal Heart

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)

* Anything Goes

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Hello Again

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY

* Marianne Elliott & Tom Morris     War Horse

Emma Rice     Brief Encounter

Anna D. Shapiro     The Motherf**cker With the Hat

Daniel Sullivan     Good People

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL

Rob Ashford     How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Kathleen Marshall     Anything Goes

* Casey Nicholaw & Trey Parker     The Book of Mormon

Jerry Zaks     Sister Act

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHER

Rob Ashford     How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Ross Coleman     Priscilla Queen of the Desert

* Kathleen Marshall     Anything Goes

Casey Nicholaw     The Book of Mormon

OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

Desmond Heeley     The Importance of Being Earnest

Derek McLane     Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

* Neil Murray     Brief Encounter

Todd Rosenthal     The Motherf**ker With the Hat

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN

(Play or Musical)

Lez Brotherston     Sister Act

* Tim Chappel & Lizzy Gardiner     Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Desmond Heeley     The Importance of Being Earnest

Lizz Wolf     Baby It’s You!

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN

(Play or Musical)
* Paule Constable     War Horse

Natasha Katz     Sister Act

David Lander     Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

Malcolm Rippeth     Brief Encounter

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY

Reed Birney     The Dream of the Burning Boy

Bobby Cannavale     The Motherf**ker With the Hat

Joe Mantello     The Normal Heart

Al Pacino     The Merchant of Venice

* Mark Rylance     Jerusalem

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY  (tie-win!)

* Nina Arianda     Born Yesterday

Edie Falco     The House of Blue Leaves

Judith Light     Lombardi

* Frances McDormand     Good People

Laurie Metcalf     The Other Place

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Norbert Leo Butz     Catch Me If You Can

* Josh Gad     The Book of Mormon

Daniel Radcliffe     How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Tony Sheldon     Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Aaron Tveit     Catch Me If You Can

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Victoria Clark     Sister Act

* Sutton Foster     Anything Goes

Beth Leavel     Baby It’s You!

Patina Miller     Sister Act

Donna Murphy     The People in the Picture

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY

* Brian Bedford     The Importance of Being Earnest

Evan Jonigkeit     High

Stacy Keach     Other Desert Cities

Seth Numrich     War Horse

Yul Vázquez     The Motherf**ker With the Hat

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Renée Elise Goldsberry     Good People

Linda Lavin     Other Desert Cities

Estelle Parsons     Good People

Alison Pill     The House of Blue Leaves

* Elizabeth Rodriguez     The Motherf**ker With the Hat

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Colin Donnell     Anything Goes

* Adam Godley     Anything Goes

Chester Gregory     Sister Act

John Larroquette     How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

John McMartin     Anything Goes

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

* Laura Benanti     Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Nikki M. James     The Book of Mormon

Patti LuPone     Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Marla Mindelle     Sister Act

Laura Osnes     Anything Goes

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE

Daniel Beaty     Through the Night

Mike Birbiglia     My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend

* John Leguizamo     Ghetto Klown

Michael Shannon     Mistakes Were Made

JOHN GASSNER AWARD

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

Amy Herzog     After the Revolution

* Matthew Lopez     The Whipping Man

David West Read     The Dream of the Burning Boy

Kim Rosenstock     Tigers Be Still

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Ellen Barkin for her Outstanding Broadway Debut in The Normal Heart

Adrian Kohler with Basil Jones for Handspring Puppet Company

Puppet Design, Fabrication and Direction for

War Horse

2010-11 Outer Critics Circle Executive / Nominating Committee

Simon Saltzman (President)

Mario Fratti (Vice-President) Patrick Hoffman (Corresponding Secretary)

  Stanley L. Cohen (Treasurer) Glenn Loney (Historian & Member-at-Large)

 Rosalind Friedman (Recording Secretary) and

Aubrey Reuben, Thomás Gentile & Harry Haun (Members-at-Large)

Award Tally for 2 or more:

War Horse, The Book of Mormon, Anything Goes (4); The Normal Heart (2).

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