Awards & Winners

Outer Critics Circle Award

The Outer Critics Circle Awards are presented annually for theatrical achievements both on Broadway and Off-Broadway. They were begun during the 1949–1950 theatre season. The awards are decided upon by theatre critics who review for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media outlets outside of New York City. Simon Saltzman, a long-time member of the OCC executive committee and theatre reviewer, serves as president. The first awards were: The Cocktail Party; The Consul; Sheila Guyse, Performances in Supporting Roles for Lost in the Stars, and Daniel Reed, Performances in Supporting Roles for Come Back, Little Sheba. The nominees are announced each April. The presentation of awards is made in May at Sardi's Restaurant in Manhattan, New York City, and precede the Tony Awards ceremony. The nominees for 2010–11 were announced on April 26, 2011 by Tyne Daly and Brian d'Arcy James. Winners were announced on May 16, with the ceremony held on May 26.The nominees for 2011–12 were announced on April 23, 2012 by Lily Rabe and Richard Thomas; the awards were announced on May 14. The nominees for 2012–13 were announced on April 22, 2013 by Robert Cuccioli and Laila Robins; the awards were announced on May 13. The nominees for 2013-2014 were announced on April 22, 2014 by Cicely Tyson and Vanessa L. Williams.

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Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations
Check all the Awards, Winners and Nominations for the Outer Critics Circle Award since 1950.

Outer Critics Circle Award


Check all the winners of 2014 Outer Critics Circle Award.
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Jefferson Mays
Honored for : A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
Madeleine George
Honored for : The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence
Steven Levenson
Honored for : The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin
William Berloni
(In recognition of this season's outstanding performances by his dogs in Annie, The Open House, The Threepenny Opera, Bullets Over Broadway and Lady Day as well as for the 300 dogs he has found in homeless shelters and made into theatre stars over his career.)