Yesterday the Outer Critics Circle announced the winners for the 59th annual awards. An official ceremony will be held at Sardi’s on Thursday, May 21.
The musicals Billy Elliot and Shrek led the pack with 7 and 4 accolades, respectively; in addition, the three boys who play Billy, David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish, will receive a Special Achievement Award.
Below are the wins for Billy Elliot:
Outstanding New Broadway Musical
Outstanding New Score
Elton and Lee Hall
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Lighting Design
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
The Outer Critics Circle awards are presented annually for theatrical achievements both on and Off-Broadway. The decisions are made by theater critics who review for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media outlets outside of New York City.