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The Outer Critics Circle Awards

Catherine Zeta-Jones

By: Patrick Christiano
The 60th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards were announced at Sardi’s Restaurant (234 West 44th Street) in NYC on May 27, 2010. Catherine Zeta- Jones A Little Night Music and Montego Glover Memphis  tied for Outstanding Actress in a Musical.

The 2009-2010 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners are:

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY
Next Fall
* Red
Superior Donuts
Time Stands Still

Catherine Zeta-Jones

By: Patrick Christiano
The 60th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards were announced at Sardi’s Restaurant (234 West 44th Street) in NYC on May 27, 2010. Catherine Zeta- Jones A Little Night Music and Montego Glover Memphis  tied for Outstanding Actress in a Musical.

The 2009-2010 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners are:

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY
Next Fall
* Red
Superior Donuts
Time Stands Still

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL
American Idiot
Come Fly Away
Fela!
* Memphis
Sondheim on Sondheim
 

David Bryan, Joe DiPietro

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY
Clybourne Park
* The Orphans’ Home Cycle
The Pride
The Temperamentals
 
OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL
* Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
* The Scottsboro Boys
Tin Pan Alley Rag
Yank!
 
OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE

(Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
* Memphis
The Scottsboro Boys
Yank!

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)
* Fences
Lend Me a Tenor
The Royal Family
A View From the Bridge
 
OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)
* La Cage aux Folles
Finian’s Rainbow
A Little Night Music

Montego Glover, Sue Frost

Promises, Promises
 
OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY

Doug Hughes     The Royal Family
Kenny Leon     Fences
Stanley Tucci     Lend Me a Tenor
* Michael Wilson     The Orphans’ Home Cycle


OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL

Christopher Ashley     Memphis
* Terry Johnson     La Cage aux Folles
Susan Stroman     The Scottsboro Boys
Alex Timbers     Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
 
OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHER
Rob Ashford     Promises, Promises
* Bill T. Jones     Fela!
Susan Stroman     The Scottsboro Boys
* Sergio Trujillo     Memphis

OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN
(Play or Musical)
John Lee Beatty   The Royal Family
Beowulf Boritt   Sondheim on Sondheim
* Phelim McDermott & Julian Crouch The Addams Family
Donyale Werle   Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
 
OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN

(Play or Musical)
Jane Greenwood     Present Laughter
Martin Pakledinaz      Lend Me a Tenor
* Matthew Wright     La Cage aux Folles
Catherine Zuber     The Royal Family

Denzel Washington

 
OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN
(Play or Musical)
* Kevin Adams     American Idiot
Kevin Adams     The Scottsboro Boys
Ken Billington     Sondheim on Sondheim
Justin Townsend     Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
 
OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY
Bill Heck     The Orphans’ Home Cycle
Jude Law     Hamlet
Liev Schreiber     A View From the Bridge
Christopher Walken     A Behanding in Spokane
* Denzel Washington     Fences

Viola Davis

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Nina Arianda     Venus in Fur
Laura Benanti     In the Next Room, or the vibrator play
* Viola Davis     Fences
Laura Linney     Time Stands Still
Jan Maxwell     The Royal Family
 
OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Brandon Victor Dixon     The Scottsboro Boys
Sean Hayes     Promises, Promises
* Douglas Hodge     La Cage aux Folles
Chad Kimball     Memphis
Nathan Lane     The Addams Family
 
OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Kate Baldwin     Finian’s Rainbow
Barbara Cook     Sondheim on Sondheim
* Montego Glover     Memphis
Bebe Neuwirth     The Addams Family
* Catherine Zeta-Jones     A Little Night Music

Jon Michael Hill, Katie Finneran

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY
James DeMarse     The Orphans’ Home Cycle
* Jon Michael Hill – Superior Donuts
David Pittu     Equivocation
Noah Robbins
Brighton Beach Memoirs
Reg Rogers     The Royal Family
 
OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Hallie Foote     The Orphans’ Home Cycle

Jan Maxwell

Rosemary Harris     The Royal Family
Marin Ireland     A Lie of the Mind
* Jan Maxwell     Lend Me a Tenor
Alicia Silverstone     Time Stands Still
 
OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Kevin Chamberlin     The Addams Family
Christopher Fitzgerald     Finian’s Rainbow
* Levi Kreis     Million Dollar Quartet
Dick Latessa     Promises, Promises
Bobby Steggert     Ragtime
 
OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Carolee Carmello     The Addams Family
* Katie Finneran     Promises, Promises
Angela Lansbury     A Little Night Music
Cass Morgan     Memphis
Terri White     Finian’s Rainbow
 
OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE

Jim Brochu     Zero Hour
* Carrie Fisher     Wishful Drinking
Judith Ivey     The Lady With All the Answers
Anna Deavere Smith     Let Me Down Easy
 
JOHN GASSNER AWARD
(Presented for an American play, preferably by a new playwright)
John Logan     Red
Jon Marans     The Temperamentals
* Geoffrey Nauffts     Next Fall
Bruce Norris     Clybourne Park

Awards Given for 2 or more: Memphis (4), La Cage aux Folles (4), Fences (3) and The Orphans’ Home Cycle (2)