ANASTASIA, A BRONX TALE, and more receive Outer Critics Circle Nominations

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Today, the Outer Critics Circle nominations were announced! Anastasia leads the pack overall with 13. Winners will be announced May 8. The annual Gala Awards Dinner and presentation of awards will be held May 25 at 3 PM at Sardi’s Restaurant. Below we have the full list of nominees (our featured shows highlighted in bold) as well as a list of nominations sorted by our featured shows. Congratulations!

See the full list of nominees below:

Outstanding New Broadway Play
A Doll’s House, Part 2
Indecent
Oslo
Sweat

Outstanding New Broadway Musical
Anastasia
A Bronx Tale
Come From Away
Groundhog Day
Holiday Inn

Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play
If I Forget
Incognito
A Life
Linda
Love, Love, Love

Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical
The Band’s Visit
Hadestown
Himself and Nora
Kid Victory
Spamilton

Outstanding Book Of A Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Terrence McNally, Anastasia
Itamar Moses, The Band’s Visit
Chazz Palminteri, A Bronx Tale
Danny Rubin, Groundhog Day
Irene Sankoff & David Hein, Come From Away

Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Stephen Flaherty & Lynn Ahrens, Anastasia
Alan Menken & Glenn Slater, A Bronx Tale
Tim Minchin, Groundhog Day
Irene Sankoff & David Hein, Come From Away
David Yazbek, The Band’s Visit

Outstanding Revival Of A Play (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
The Front Page
Jitney
The Little Foxes
Othello
The Price

Outstanding Revival Of A Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Finian’s Rainbow
Hello, Dolly!
Miss Saigon
Sunset Boulevard
Sweeney Todd

Outstanding Director of a Play
Lila Neugebauer, The Wolves
Jack O’Brien, The Front Page
Daniel Sullivan, The Little Foxes
Rebecca Taichman, Indecent
Kate Whoriskey, Sweat

Outstanding Director of a Musical
Christopher Ashley, Come From Away
David Cromer, The Band’s Visit
Darko Tresnjak, Anastasia
Matthew Warchus, Groundhog Day
Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly!

Outstanding Choreographer
Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand
Warren Carlyle, Hello, Dolly!
Savion Glover, Shuffle Along
Kelly Devine, Come From Away
Denis Jones, Holiday Inn

Outstanding Set Design (Play or Musical)
Alexander Dodge, Anastasia
Nigel Hook, The Play That Goes Wrong
Mimi Lien, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Scott Pask, The Little Foxes
Douglas W. Schmidt, The Front Page

Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical)
Linda Cho, Anastasia
Susan Hilferty, Present Laughter
Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!
Ann Roth, Shuffle Along
Catherine Zuber, War Paint

Outstanding Lighting Design (Play or Musical)
Christopher Akerlind, Indecent
Donald Holder, Anastasia
Natasha Katz, Hello, Dolly!
Bradley King, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Kenneth Posner, War Paint

Outstanding Projection Design (Play or Musical)
Duncan McLean, Privacy
Jared Mezzocchi, Vietgone
Benjamin Pearcy for 59 Productions, Oslo
Aaron Rhyne, Anastasia
Tal Yarden, Indecent

Outstanding Sound Design (Play or Musical)
Gareth Fry & Pete Malkin, The Encounter
Gareth Owen, Come From Away
Nicholas Pope, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Matt Stine, Sweeney Todd
Nevin Steinberg, Bandstand

Outstanding Orchestrations
Doug Besterman, Anastasia
Larry Blank, Holiday Inn
Bill Elliott & Greg Anthony Rassen, Bandstand
Larry Hochman, Hello, Dolly!
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band’s Visit

Outstanding Actor In A Play
Daniel Craig, Othello
Michael Emerson, Wakey, Wakey
Kevin Kline, Present Laughter
David Oyelowo, Othello
David Hyde Pierce, A Life

Outstanding Actress In A Play
Janie Dee, Linda
Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie
Allison Janney, Six Degrees of Separation
Laura Linney, The Little Foxes
Laurie Metcalf, A Doll’s House, Part 2

Outstanding Actor In A Musical
Christian Borle, Falsettos
Nick Cordero, A Bronx Tale
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day
David Hyde Pierce, Hello, Dolly!
Tony Shalhoub, The Band’s Visit

Outstanding Actress In A Musical
Christy Altomare, Anastasia
Christine Ebersole, War Paint
Katrina Lenk, The Band’s Visit
Patti LuPone, War Paint
Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly!

Outstanding Featured Actor In A Play
Michael Aronov, Oslo
Danny DeVito, The Price
Nathan Lane, The Front Page
Richard Thomas, The Little Foxes
Richard Topol, Indecent

Outstanding Featured Actress In A Play
Johanna Day, Sweat
Jayne Houdyshell, A Doll’s House, Part 2
Katrina Lenk, Indecent
Nana Mensah, Man From Nebraska
Cynthia Nixon, The Little Foxes

Outstanding Featured Actor In A Musical
John Bolton, Anastasia
Jeffry Denman, Kid Victory
Gavin Creel, Hello, Dolly!
Shuler Hensley, Sweet Charity
Andrew Rannells, Falsettos

Outstanding Featured Actress In A Musical
Kate Baldwin, Hello, Dolly!
Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos
Jenn Colella, Come From Away
Caroline O’Connor, Anastasia
Mary Beth Peil, Anastasia

Outstanding Solo Performance
Ed Dixon, Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose
Marin Ireland, On the Exhale
Sarah Jones, Sell / Buy / Date
Judith Light, All the Ways to Say I Love You
Simon McBurney, The Encounter

John Gassner Award
(Presented for an American play, preferably by a new playwright)
Jaclyn Backhaus, Men on Boats
Sarah DeLappe, The Wolves
Paola Lázaro, Tell Hector I Miss Him
Qui Nguyen, Vietgone
Bess Wohl, Small Mouth Sounds

TOTAL
Anastasia – 13
Outstanding New Broadway Musical
Outstanding Book Of A Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Set Design (Play or Musical)
Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical)
Outstanding Lighting Design (Play or Musical)
Outstanding Projection Design (Play or Musical)
Outstanding Orchestrations
Outstanding Actress In A Musical
Outstanding Featured Actor In A Musical
Outstanding Featured Actress In A Musical (2x)

A Bronx Tale – 4
Outstanding New Broadway Musical
Outstanding Book Of A Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Outstanding Actor In A Musical

Falsettos – 3
Outstanding Actor In A Musical
Outstanding Featured Actor In A Musical
Outstanding Featured Actress In A Musical

Holiday Inn – 3
Outstanding New Broadway Musical
Outstanding Choreographer
Outstanding Orchestrations

If I Forget – 1
Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play

Miss Saigon – 1
Outstanding Revival Of A Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)

IF I FORGET To Be Filmed For BroadwayHD, Gianna Harris On For Tomika In SCHOOL OF ROCK, and more!

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If I Forget will be filmed for BroadwayHD! Get more details on BroadwayWorld.com.

Gianna Harris is going on as Tomika in School of Rock tonight and on Friday! Find out more:


Ready to rock! Today and Friday I will be going on as Tomika!!!

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Alumni Annabelle Kempf (Billy Elliot) and Matthew Gumley (The Addams Family, Elf, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast) will play The Bitter End this Sunday! Find out more on Annabelle’s website.

Many of our featured shows received Drama League Award nominations, which were announced today! Check out the full list HERE.

Maya Grace Fischbein (Fun Home) talked about being a child understudy on Broadway with Backstage.com!

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) has booked a pilot! Congrats!


And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Amelie, On Your Feet, The Lion King, Waitress, and Kinky Boots!

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AMELIE Opening Night, YBAN Kids and Alumni at “Speech & Debate” Premiere, and more!

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Happy opening and break a leg to the company of Amelie!

Head over to our Instagram @YoungBwayNews for pictures of some of our alumni and current Broadway kids at the premiere of the film of “Speech & Debate,” or check them out below!


Watch a cover of “Something Just Like That” from Paul Luke Bonenfant (School of Rock) below:

Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) will appear on Lip Sync Battle with their “Stranger Things” co-stars! Find out more:


Here’s a picture of alum Austyn Johnson (Matilda, Dream Street) on the set of “The Greatest Showman”!

Check out pictures of the cast of Waitress as Sara Bareilles took her first bow on Playbill.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Miss Saigon, Sunday in the Park with George, School of Rock, On Your Feet, and Waitress!


BroadwayCon 2017 Begins, FALSETTOS at Barnes & Noble Tonight, and more!

It’s the first day of BroadwayCon! Check the banner above to know where you’ll find current and former Broadway kids today.

The cast of Falsettos appeared at Barnes & Noble tonight! Get more details on TheaterMania.com.

Lexi Underwood (The Lion King) just finished filming a pilot titled “The Nerd Posse”! Check out pictures on J-14.com.

The cast of On Your Feet will do a benefit for Help Is On The Way Today this Sunday! Find out more on MetropolitanRoom.com.

Did you know Grayson Taylor (New York Spring Spectacular, Mothers and Sons) is an author? You can purchase his books on Amazon.com!

Watch alumni Madeleine Pace (Once) and Swayam Bhatia (Dream Street) make cameos on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on NBC.com!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of On Your Feet, Falsettos, School of Rock, and Kinky Boots!

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A BRONX TALE To Record Cast Album, Sydney Lucas in Reading of MARY & MAX, and more!

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A Bronx Tale is getting a cast album! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) took part in a reading of the new musical Mary & Max! Check out pictures on BroadwayWorld.com.

The cast of Holiday Inn recorded their cast album! Find out more on Broadway.com.

In case you missed it, watch the Claritin commercial featuring Madyson Pellegrino (Dream Street) and Evan Gray (Matilda) below!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Kinky Boots, Falsettos, and Matilda!

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Photo Coverage from “Matildapalooza,” Madyson Pellegrino in Claritin Commercial, and more!

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Check out photo coverage from “Matildapalooza,” a reunion of all the Broadway Matildas, on BroadwayWorld.com!

Madyson Pellegrino (Dream Street) is in a new Nick At Nite commercial for Claritin! Watch it below:


Check out the final episode of “Looks Not Books,” the Matilda Broadway.com vlog, HERE!

Watch the final curtain for Falsettos on Playbill.com!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) and Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) took part in the opening of the Golden Globes! Watch below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Matilda, Falsettos, On Your Feet, Kinky Boots, and Waitress!

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FALSETTOS Closes, “Stranger Things” Up for Best TV Drama at Golden Globes Tonight, and more!

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Happy Trails to the company of Falsettos, which played its final performance today! We can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

Tonight, “Stranger Things” with alumni Caleb McLaughlin (The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, The Lion King) and Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) is up for Best TV Drama at the Golden Globes! Good luck! And here’s a video of Gaten and Caleb on their way to the ceremony:


Gabby Gutierrez (School of Rock) guest stars on “Mozart in the Jungle,” streaming now! Get more details:


Today, A Time To Shine returns to NYC, featuring lots of alumni and hosted by Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, A Christmas Story) and Carrie Berk (Camp Rolling Hills)! Find out more:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, School of Rock, and Waitress!

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Isabella Russo’s Birthday, Gaten Matarazzo Cast in “Zach’s Lie,” and more!

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Happy birthday to Isabella Russo (The Mother of Invention, School of Rock)! We hope you had a great day, Isabella!

Gaten Matarazzo (Les Miserables, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) has been cast in a new film called “Zach’s Lie”! Get more details on his IMDb page.

Get your tickets to Big River at New York City Center with Nicholas Barasch (She Loves Me, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, West Side Story)! Find out more HERE.

More dates have been added for “Matildapalooza” at 54 Below! Tickets are now on sale for February 16th and 17th, as well as previously announced performances on February 3rd and 4th. Find out more on 54Below.com.

Amelie, Sunday in the Park with George, and more were included on Vulture’s list of the most anticipated Broadway and Off-Broadway shows coming in 2017! Read it HERE.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Kinky Boots, Waitress, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Falsettos, and Matilda!

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Jacob Guzman Joins HAMILTON Tour, Lilyana Cornell Joins EVERYBODY at Signature Theatre, and more!

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Alum Jacob Guzman (Newsies) is heading out on the national tour of Hamilton! Congrats, Jacob! Get more details on Broadway.com.

Lilyana Cornell (Les Miserables) has joined the cast of Everybody, Off-Broadway at the Signature Theatre! Get more details about the production HERE.

The lineup for Broadway Kidz Backwards at 54 Below has been announced! Find out more on Playbill.com.

In the video below, the School of Rock kids talked with the American Theatre Wing about what it’s like to be “in the band”!

Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street), pictured below playing the title role in KOTA’s Madeline’s Christmas, has filmed a Dunkin’ Donuts commercial!

Here’s a teaser trailer for “Nella the Princess Knight,” starring Akira Golz (Matilda) in the title role! The series premieres on February 6th at 10am!

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of School of Rock, Falsettos, Kinky Boots, Waitress, and On Your Feet!

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Akira Golz Joins “Nella the Princess Knight,” BroadwayCon Releases Student Tickets, and more!

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Akira Golz (Matilda) will play the title role in Nick Jr’s newest series “Nella the Princess Knight”! Watch the teaser on NickJr.com. Congrats, Akira!

BroadwayCon has released discounted student tickets! Get more details on Playbill.com.

Kevin Tellez (On Your Feet) and his family talked about taking classes at NYFA! Read the article HERE.

Maddox Elliot (Dream Street) has booked a commercial, and Sophie Knapp (Once, A Little Princess, Dream Street) is on hold for a commercial! Congrats!


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