Pippin and Kinky Boots dominate Outer Critics Circle Awards

Hit Broadway musicals Pippin and Kinky Boots have dominated the 2013 Outer Critics Circle Awards after landing a handful of top prizes. Pippin, about a young prince’s search for the meaning of life, won Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Featured Actor and Actress (Terrence Mann and Andrea Martin) and Outstanding Director of a Musical (Diane Paulus).
Patina Miller took home the title of Outstanding Actress in a Musical and the production also nabbed trophies for lighting and choreography achievement.
Cyndi Lauper’s Kinky Boots, based on a 2005 film of the same name, earned mentions for Outstanding New Broadway Musical, Outstanding New Score and Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Billy Porter).
Other winners included Sigourney Weaver’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, which was crowned Outstanding New Broadway Play, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, which picked up Outstanding Revival of a Play, and Matilda the Musical, which earned an accolade for Outstanding Book of a Musical.
Meanwhile, Tom Sturridge was named Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Orphans) and Outstanding Actor in a Play went to Nathan Lane (The Nance).
The winners, chosen by members of the media, will be celebrated during the 63rd annual ceremony in New York on 23 May (13).

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