‘Anastasia,’ ‘Come From Away,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Lead 2017 Outer Critics Circle Nominations

The set of "Come From Away"

By Jesse Sokolow on 25 April 2017
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The 2017 Outer Critics Circle award nominations were announced Tuesday at the famed Oak Room in New York’s Algonquin Hotel.

Leading the nominations were “Anastasia,” the new musical based on the 1997 animated film, with 13 including Outstanding New Broadway Musical, Outstanding Book of a Musical, and Outstanding New Score, and “Hello, Dolly!” starring Bette Midler nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Direction, and Outstanding Choreography.

“Come From Away” received seven nominations, and was followed by “Indecent” with six, and “Groundhog Day” with five.

Winners will be announced on May 8 and the awards will be presented at a dinner at Sardi’s on May 25.

The Outer Critics Circle is an organization of writers covering New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media beyond Broadway. The award nominees were announced by six-time Tony nominee Danny Burstein and Tony winner Jane Krakowski.

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