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Amber Gray, Patrick Page, and Reeve Carney in 'Hadestown' on Broadway. (Photo by Matthew Murphy)

‘Hadestown’ Tops 2019 Outer Critics Circle Awards

The awards recognize Off-Broadway and Broadway productions.

NEW YORK CITY: The Outer Critics Circle has announced the recipients of the 2018-19 Outer Critics Awards, which recognize both Off-Broadway and Broadway productions. Broadway’s Hadestown was the top winner, with 6 awards including Outstanding New Broadway Musical.  A ceremony will be held in New York City on May 23.

The Outer Critics Circle is an association of writers and commentators who represent more than 90 newspapers, magazines, websites, radio and television stations, and theatre publications in America and abroad.

The Outer Critics Circle also awarded a Special Achievement award to the puppetry team that created the 2,000-lb puppet for King Kong on Broadway.

A Special Achievement Award also went to York Theatre Company in recognition of its 50-year history.

Here is the full list of winners:

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY
The Ferryman

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL
Hadestown

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY PLAY
White Noise

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL
Girl from the North Country

OUTSTANDING BOOK OF A MUSICAL (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Robert Horn, Tootsie

OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE (THE MARJORIE GUNNER AWARD) (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Anaïs Mitchell, Hadestown

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
All My Sons

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish)

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY (The Lucille Lortel Award)
Sam Mendes, The Ferryman

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL
Rachel Chavkin, Hadestown

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHER
Warren Carlyle, Kiss Me, Kate

OUTSTANDING SCENIC DESIGN (Play or Musical)
David Korins, Beetlejuice

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN (Play or Musical)
Bob Mackie, The Cher Show

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN (Play or Musical)
Bradley King, Hadestown

OUTSTANDING PROJECTION DESIGN (Play or Musical)
Peter England, King Kong

OUTSTANDING SOUND DESIGN (Play or Musical)
Peter Hylenski, King Kong

OUTSTANDING ORCHESTRATIONS
Daniel Kluger, Oklahoma!

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY
Bryan Cranston, Network

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Elaine May, The Waverly Gallery

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Santino Fontana, Tootsie

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Stephanie J. Block, The Cher Show

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY
Benjamin Walker, All My Sons

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Celia Keenan-Bolger, To Kill a Mockingbird

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
André De Shields, Hadestown

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Amber Gray, Hadestown

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE
Mike Birbiglia, The New One

JOHN GASSNER PLAYWRITING AWARD (Presented for an American play, preferably by a new playwright)
Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell, and Gordon Farrell, The Lifespan of a Fact

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