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The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, is proud to announce Broadway’s “Something Rotten” and Hollywood’s “Spotlight” star Brian d’Arcy James along with this season’s break-out & genuflecting sensation Jennifer Simard from Broadway’s “Disaster” will announce the nominees for the 66th Annual 2015-16 season, on Tuesday, April 19th at New York’s legendary Algonquin Hotel (59 W 44th Street.) Outer Critics Circle will post a new award entitled “Outstanding Video/Projection Design” to increase award nominations to 25 categories.  Outer Critics Circle nominations are the first major Broadway/Off-Broadway award nominees of the New York theater season.


Celebrating its 66th season of bestowing awards of excellence in the field of theater, 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 will be announced on Monday, May 9th. The annual Gala Awards Dinner and presentation of awards to the winners will be held on Thursday, May 26th at the legendary Sardi’s Restaurant.