"An American in Paris" at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. The production starts previews on Broadway in March. Pictured: Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope. (Photo by Angela Sterling)

Outer Critics Announce 2014–15 Winners

Honors from journalists based outside New York City go mostly but not exclusively to shows on Broadway.

NEW YORK CITY: The winners of the 2014-15 Outer Critic Circle Awards were announced on May 11, with The Curious Incident of the Dog at Night-Time, American In Paris and Hamilton among the big winners. The recipients are voted on by the Outer Critic Circle, an association with members affiliated with more than 90 newspapers, magazines, websites, radio and television stations, and theatre publications in America and abroad.

Winners will receive their awards at a ceremony on May 21 at Sardi’s Restaurant with Broadway’s Michael Cerveris, Nick Cordero, Raúl Esparza, Katie Finneran, Montego Glover, William Ivey Long and Jefferson Mays serving as presenters.

A complete list of winners is listed below.

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL
An American in Paris

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY
Between Riverside and Crazy

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL
Hamilton

OUTSTANDING BOOK OF A MUSICAL (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Hamilton

OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Hamilton

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
You Can’t Take It With You

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
The King and I

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY
Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL
Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHER
Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris

OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN (Play or Musical)
Bunny Christie, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN (Play or Musical)
Catherine Zuber, The King and I

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN (Play or Musical)
Paule Constable, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY
Alex Sharp, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Helen Mirren, The Audience

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Robert Fairchild, An American in Paris

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Kristin Chenoweth, On the Twentieth Century

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY
Richard McCabe, The Audience

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Annaleigh Ashford, You Can’t Take It With You

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Andy Karl, On the Twentieth Century

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Ruthie Ann Miles, The King and I  

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE
Jim Dale, Just Jim Dale

JOHN GASSNER AWARD (Presented for an American play, preferably by a new playwright)
Ayad Akhtar, The Invisible Hand

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