63rd Annual Awards
Outer Critics Circle
2012-13 Season Nominees


“Pippin” Heads the List with 11 Nominations!
Followed by
“Kinky Boots” with 9 Nominations
“Chaplin: The Musical” & “Cinderella” with 8 Nominations!

The First Broadway/Off-Broadway Award Nominees of the Season!

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators covering New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, announced today (April 22, 2013) its nominees for the 2012-13 season in 24 categories. Broadway stars Robert Cuccioli (Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark) and Laila Robins (Dance of Death) presided over the (11AM) announcement ceremony at Manhattan’s Friars Club.

Based on a recommendation by the OCC Executive Committee, a Special Achievement Award will be given to Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciarán O’Reilly, Producing Director) in recognition of 25 years of producing outstanding theatre.

Celebrating its 63rd season of bestowing awards of excellence in the field of theater, the Outer Critics Circle is an association with members affiliated with more than ninety newspapers, magazines, websites, radio and television stations, and theatre publications in America and abroad. The winners of the following categories will be announced on Monday, May 13th and the annual awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 23rd (4PM) at the legendary Sardi’s Restaurant.