Saturday, April 28, 2018

'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical' Nominated For 11 Awards In The 68th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators covering New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, has announced the Sponge-Tastic news that Nickelodeon's smash hit SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical has received the most nominations - a grand total of 11 - in the 68th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, which will honor the best of New York theater during the 2017-18 season!


Celebrating its 68th season of bestowing awards of excellence in the field of theatre, the Outer Critics Circle is an association with members affiliated with more than ninety newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations, internet, and theatre publications in America and abroad.

The winners of the 68th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards will be announced on Monday, May 7th, and the organization's annual Gala Awards Dinner and presentation of awards to the winners will be held on Thursday, May 24th (3PM) at the legendary Sardi’s Restaurant.

Below is a list of awards SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical has been nominated for in the 68th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards. A full list of 68th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards nominees can be found at outercritics.org.

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL

Escape to Margaritaville
Frozen
Mean Girls
Prince of Broadway
SpongeBob SquarePants

OUTSTANDING BOOK OF A MUSICAL (Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Tina Fey, Mean Girls
Quiara Alegría Hudes, Miss You Like Hell
Kyle Jarrow, SpongeBob SquarePants
Peter Kellogg, Desperate Measures

OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE (Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith, SpongeBob SquarePants - Ft. Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani & Lil’C, Jonathan Coulton, Tom Kitt

David Friedman & Peter Kellogg, Desperate Measures
Imogen Heap, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Erin McKeown and Quiara Alegría Hudes, Miss You Like Hell
Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, Frozen

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL
Michael Arden, Once on This Island
Bill Castellino, Desperate Measures
Tina Landau, SpongeBob SquarePants
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHER
Camille A. Brown, Once on This Island
Christopher Gattelli, My Fair Lady
Christopher Gattelli, SpongeBob SquarePants
Steven Hoggett, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Justin Peck, Carousel

OUTSTANDING SET DESIGN (Play or Musical)
Miriam Buether, Three Tall Women
Myung Hee Cho, In the Body of the World
Christine Jones, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Michael Yeargan, My Fair Lady
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN (Play or Musical)
Katrina Lindsay, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Clint Ramos, Once on This Island
Paloma Young, Time and the Conways
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants
Catherine Zuber, My Fair Lady

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN (Play or Musical)
Kevin Adams, SpongeBob SquarePants
Neil Austin, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Paule Constable, Angels in America
Paul Russell, Farinelli and the King
Lap Chi Chu, Mlima’s Tale

OUTSTANDING ORCHESTRATIONS
Jason Robert Brown, Prince of Broadway
Tom Kitt, SpongeBob SquarePants
AnnMarie Milazzo & Michael Starobin, Once on This Island
Jonathan Tunick, Carousel
Claire Van Kampen, Farinelli and the King

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady
Joshua Henry, Carousel
David M. Lutken, Woody Sez
Conor Ryan, Desperate Measures
Ethan Slater (as SpongeBob SquarePants), SpongeBob SquarePants

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady
Alexander Gemignani, Carousel
Gavin Lee (as Squidward Q. Tentacles), SpongeBob SquarePants
Nick Wyman, Desperate Measures
Tony Yazbeck, Prince of Broadway

2017-18 Outer Critics Circle Nominating Committee: Simon Saltzman, Stanley L. Cohen, Patrick Hoffman, Joseph Cervelli, Aubrey Reuben, David Gordon & Harry Haun

Congratulations and good luck to the cast and crew of SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical!



SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical is now playing at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at West 47th Street). For full information, reviews and tickets, visit http://spongebobbroadway.com.

SpongeBob SquarePants - The New Musical Original Cast Recording is available to purchase today at https://spongebobmusical.lnk.to/SpongebobMusicalRecording.

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