61st Annual Awards
Outer Critics Circle Announce
2010-11 Season Nominees

“Sister Act” heads the list with 9 Nominations followed by
“Anything Goes” with 8 Nominations!

 

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
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)

Nominations Tally for 3 or more: (9) Nominations: Sister Act; (8) Nominations:Anything Goes; (6) Nominations: The Book of MormonThe Motherf**ker With the Hat; (5) Nominations: Good People, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; (4) Nominations: The Importance of Being Earnest, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, War Horse, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown; (3)Nominations:Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, Brief Encounter, Catch Me If You Can, Other Desert Cities.