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Outer Critics Circle 2010-11

The 61st Annual Awards Outer Critics Circle 2010-11 Award Winners

"War Horse," "The Book of Mormon" & "Anything Goes"
Top List & Win 4 Awards!
The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for all media covering New York theatre announce its award winners for the 2010-11 season in 23 categories.

The 61st Annual Awards Outer Critics Circle 2010-11 Award Winners

"War Horse," "The Book of Mormon" & "Anything Goes"
Top List & Win 4 Awards!
The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for all media covering New York theatre announce its award winners for the 2010-11 season in 23 categories.

 
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).