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62nd Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards Announces 2011-12 Awards

62nd Annual Awards
Outer Critics Circle

Announce

2011-12 Awards

“Once” and "One Man, Two Guvnors” 
Top List & Win 3 Awards!

New York, NY  (May 14, 2012) Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for media covering New York theatre announced today its award winners for the 2011-12 season in 24 categories.

Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara along with Josh Gad, last year's OCC winner for Outstanding Actor in a Musical ("The Book of Mormon"), Montego Glover, 2010 OCC winner for Outstanding Actress in a Musical ("Memphis") and playwright Jon Robin Baitz, last year’s OCC winner for "Other Desert Cities"--- will serve as presenters at the organization's 62nd Annual Award ceremony on Thursday, May 24th (4PM) at Sardi's Restaurant (234 West 44th Street).

Celebrating its 62nd 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

*  *  2011-2012 Award Winners  *  *

Winners are notated in BOLD

  Outer Critics Circle
2011-2012 Award Nominations

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY
The Lyons
One Man, Two Guvnors
Seminar
Stick Fly

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL
Bonnie & Clyde
Newsies
Once
Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY
Blood and Gifts
The School for Lies
Sons of the Prophet
Tribes

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL
Death Takes a Holiday
Lucky Guy
Play It Cool
Queen of the Mist

OUTSTANDING BOOK OF A MUSICAL
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Newsies
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Once
Queen of the Mist

OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Bonnie & Clyde
Death Takes a Holiday
Newsies
Queen of the Mist

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)
The Best Man
Death of a Salesman
The Lady From Dubuque
Private Lives

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Carrie
Evita
Follies
­Porgy and Bess

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY
Mark Brokaw   The Lyons
David Cromer   Tribes
Nicholas Hytner   One Man, Two Guvnors
Mike Nichols   Death of a Salesman

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL
Jeff Calhoun   Newsies
Michael Grandage   Evita
Kathleen Marshall   Nice Work If You Can Get It
John Tiffany   Once

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHER
Rob Ashford     Evita
Christopher Gattelli   Newsies
Steven Hoggett   Once
Kathleen Marshall   Nice Work If You Can Get It

OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN
(Play or Musical)
Bob Crowley   Once
Derek McLane   Nice Work If You Can Get It
Christopher Oram   Evita
George Tsypin   Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
 
OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN
(Play or Musical)
Gregg Barnes   Follies
Eiko Ishioka Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
William Ivey Long   Don’t Dress for Dinner
Martin Pakledinaz   Nice Work If You Can Get It

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN
(Play or Musical)
Neil Austin   Evita
Donald Holder   Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
Brian MacDevitt   Death of a Salesman
Hugh Vanstone   Ghost: The Musical
 
OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY
James Corden   One Man, Two Guvnors
Santino Fontana   Sons of the Prophet
Russell Harvard   Tribes
Philip Seymour Hoffman   Death of a Salesman
Hamish Linklater   The School for Lies

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Tracie Bennett   End of the Rainbow
Tyne Daly   Master Class
Linda Lavin   The Lyons
Nicole Ari Parker   A Streetcar Named Desire
Laila Robins   The Lady From Dubuque

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Danny Burstein   Follies
Raúl Esparza   Leap of Faith
Jeremy Jordan   Newsies
Steve Kazee   Once
Norm Lewis   Porgy and Bess
 

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Jan Maxwell   Follies
Marin Mazzie   Carrie
Audra McDonald   Porgy and Bess
Cristin Milioti   Once
Kelli O’Hara   Nice Work If You Can Get It

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY
Will Brill   Tribes
Tom Edden   One Man, Two Guvnors
Andrew Garfield   Death of a Salesman
James Earl Jones   The Best Man
Jefferson Mays   Blood and Gifts

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Joanna Gleason   Sons of the Prophet
Spencer Kayden   Don’t Dress for Dinner
Angela Lansbury   The Best Man
Judith Light   Other Desert Cities
Daphne Rubin-Vega   A Streetcar Named Desire

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Phillip Boykin   Porgy and Bess
Andrew Keenan-Bolger   Newsies
Michael McGrath   Nice Work If You Can Get It
Patrick Page   Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
Chris Sullivan   Nice Work If You Can Get It

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Jayne Houdyshell   Follies
Judy Kaye   Nice Work If You Can Get It
Rebecca Luker   Death Takes a Holiday
Da’Vine Joy Randolph   Ghost: The Musical
Melissa Van Der Schyff   Bonnie & Clyde

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE
Judy Gold   My Life as a Sitcom
David Greenspan   The Patsy
Denis O’Hare   An Iliad
Stephen Spinella   An Iliad

JOHN GASSNER AWARD
(Presented for an American play, preferably by a new playwright)
Robert Askins   Hand to God
Gabe McKinley    CQ/CX
Erika Sheffer   Russian Transport
Jeff Talbott   The Submission
 

Winners Talley for 3 or more:

3 - Once;  3 – One Man, Two Guvnors

NOTE: The Nominating Committee attended all of this season’s Broadway productions prior to the OCC Award cut-off date. “Venus in Fur,” “Clybourne Park,” "Peter and the Starcatcher” and “Other Desert Cities” were considered in previous seasons, but new cast members were taken into consideration for this season.

2011-12 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)

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