2012 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners Announced

Hello Everyone! We may be in full countdown mode here for the 2012 Tony Awards but that does not mean the rest of the New York theatre season awards are over! Yes Luner on Theatre is continuing its full coverage of this year’s awards season like never before! And as promised today we are bringing you more information. Today, Luner on Theatre proudly presents to you the 2012 Out Critics Circle Award winners.

The Outer Critics Circle Awards were first presented in the 1949-1950 theatre season. These awards are soley decided upon by out of town publications, print and various other media outlets that cover Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre news and reviews. The award categories are very similar to those of The Tony Awards.

Below is the Full List of Award Winners for the 2012 Outer Critics Circle:

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

Congratulations to everyone who not only received an award but was also nominated for one! I think there is a true cause to celebrate anyone and everyone nominated this year in the unbelievable theatre season currently playing on Broadway.

Luner on Theatre is now in full out Awards Season Coverage! You can check our page dedicated entirely to this epic New York event series that begins annually this time of year! OR you can check out our Tony Time Page helping count down fully to the 2012 Tony Awards! Either way, be sure to know who is this year’s winners! For more information, check out the Official Outer Critics Circle Website or The Tony Awards Official Website. And of course, stick to Luner on Theatre for all your theatre news you don’t only need to but want to know and so much more!

One Man, Two Guvnors – Outstanding New Broadway Play

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