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The new musical, currently running at the Shubert, won five categories, including Outstanding New Musical.

Christian Borle and J. Harrison Ghee in Some Like It Hot Marc J. Franklin

We're still unclear about what's happening with the Tonys, but we've got official winners for the 72nd Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards! Some Like It Hot took the most categories with five wins including Outstanding New Musical. The show, currently running at Broadway's Shubert Theatre, was the second most-nominated musical going into the awards, behind New York, New York. That production, playing the St. James, took two categories, including Scenic Design (Beowulf Boritt) and Choreography (Susan Stroman).

Leopoldstadt won the most categories of any play this season, with three wins including Outstanding New Broadway Play. New York Theatre Workshop's Broadway-bound revival of Merrily We Roll Along was another notable winner, taking both Lead and Featured Performer in an Off-Broadway musical for Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez, respectively.

See the full list of winners below.

This year's awards is the first for the Outer Critics to use newly reconstructed acting categories. The newly gender neutral categories have been split into Broadway and Off-Broadway, where previous years considered both Broadway and Off-Broadway within the same, traditionally gendered categories.

An awards ceremony celebrating this year's winners will be held May 25 at Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center's New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

As previously announced, a Special Achievement Award was bestowed on fight director B.H. Barry, honoring a six-decade career, including this season's Camelot at Lincoln Center Theater.

Take a look at the full list of winners:

Outstanding New Broadway Musical
& Juliet
A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical
New York, New York
WINNER - Some Like It Hot

Outstanding New Broadway Play
Good Night, Oscar
WINNER - Leopoldstadt
Life of Pi
Peter Pan Goes Wrong
Summer, 1976

Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical
The Bedwetter
Between the Lines
WINNER - The Harder They Come
Only Gold
Without You

Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play
Becomes a Woman
A Case for the Existence of God
Chester Bailey
WINNER - Downstate
Letters from Max, a ritual

John Gassner Award for New American Play (Preferably by a New Playwright)
Dark Disabled Stories by Ryan J. Haddad
Epiphany by Brian Watkins
WINNER - Fat Ham by James Ijames

Wolf Play by Hansol Jung
You Will Get Sick by Noah Diaz

Outstanding Revival of a Play (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Death of a Salesman
Ohio State Murders
WINNER - Topdog/Underdog
Wedding Band

Outstanding Revival of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
A Man of No Importance
Into the Woods
Merrily We Roll Along
WINNER - Parade
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Outstanding Lead Performer in a Broadway Musical
Micaela Diamond, Parade
WINNER - J. Harrison Ghee, Some Like It Hot
Caroline Innerbichler, Shucked
Colton Ryan, New York, New York
Anna Uzele, New York, New York

Outstanding Featured Performer in a Broadway Musical
Kevin Del Aguila, Some Like It Hot
Julia Lester, Into the Woods
WINNER - Alex Newell, Shucked
NaTasha Yvette Williams, Some Like It Hot
Betsy Wolfe, & Juliet

Outstanding Lead Performer in a Broadway Play
Hiran Abeysekera, Life of Pi
Jessica Chastain, A Doll's House
Corey Hawkins, Topdog/Underdog
WINNER - Sean Hayes, Good Night, Oscar
Audra McDonald, Ohio State Murders

Outstanding Featured Performer in a Broadway Play
Danielle Brooks, The Piano Lesson
Sharon D Clarke, Death of a Salesman
Michael Potts, The Piano Lesson
WINNER - Brandon Uranowitz, Leopoldstadt
David Zayas, Cost of Living

Outstanding Lead Performer in an Off-Broadway Play
Ephraim Birney, Chester Bailey
Brittany Bradford, Wedding Band
Marylouise Burke, Epiphany
WINNER - Bill Irwin, Endgame
Emma Pfitzer Price, Becomes a Woman

Outstanding Featured Performer in an Off-Broadway Play
Veanne Cox, Wedding Band
Glenn Davis, Downstate
WINNER - K. Todd Freeman, Downstate
Francis Guinan, Downstate
Susanna Guzman, Downstate

Outstanding Lead Performer in an Off-Broadway Musical
Nicholas Barasch, The Butcher Boy
Callum Francis, Kinky Boots
WINNER - Jonathan Groff, Merrily We Roll Along
Natey Jones, The Harder They Come
Marla Mindelle, Titanique

Outstanding Featured Performer in an Off-Broadway Musical
Vicki Lewis, Between the Lines
WINNER - Lindsay Mendez, Merrily We Roll Along
Daniel Radcliffe, Merrily We Roll Along
A.J. Shively, A Man of No Importance
Mare Winningham, A Man of No Importance

Outstanding Solo Performance
Mike Birbiglia, The Old Man & the Pool
WINNER - Jodie Comer, Prima Facie
Jefferson Mays, A Christmas Carol
Sam Morrison, Sugar Daddy
Anthony Rapp, Without You

Outstanding New Score
Kate Anderson and Elyssa Samsel, Between the Lines
Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally, Shucked
John Kander and Lin-Manuel Miranda, New York, New York
Adam Schlesinger and Sarah Silverman, The Bedwetter
WINNER - Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, Some Like It Hot

Outstanding Book of a Musical
Tye Blue, Marla Mindelle, Constantine Rousouli, Titanique
WINNER - Robert Horn, Shucked
Matthew López and Amber Ruffin, Some Like it Hot
Suzan-Lori Parks, The Harder They Come
David West Read, & Juliet

Outstanding Scenic Design (Play or Musical)
Jason Ardizzone-West, Wedding Band
John Lee Beatty, Epiphany
WINNER - Beowulf Boritt, New York, New York
Mimi Lien, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Simon Scullion, Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical)
Dede Ayite, Topdog/Underdog
WINNER - Gregg Barnes, Some Like it Hot
Brigitte Reiffenstuel, Leopoldstadt
Paloma Young, & Juliet
Donna Zakowska, New York, New York

Outstanding Lighting Design (Play or Musical)
Neil Austin, Leopoldstadt
Ken Billington, New York, New York
Ben Stanton, A Christmas Carol
Natasha Katz, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
WINNER - Tim Lutkin, Life of Pi

Outstanding Sound Design (Play or Musical)
John Gromada, Jasper
Kai Harada, New York, New York
Daniel Kluger, Epiphany
André Pluess, Good Night, Oscar
WINNER - Joshua D. Reid, A Christmas Carol

Outstanding Video or Projection Design (Play or Musical)
Christopher Ash and Beowulf Boritt, New York, New York
WINNER - Andrzej Goulding, Life of Pi
Lucy Mackinnon, A Christmas Carol
Isaac Madge, Leopoldstadt
Sven Ortel, Parade

Outstanding Orchestrations
WINNER - Bryan Carter and Charlie Rosen, Some Like It Hot
Sam Davis and Daryl Waters, New York, New York
Jason Howland, Shucked
Bill Sherman and Dominic Fallacaro, & Juliet
Jonathan Tunick, Merrily We Roll Along

Outstanding Director of a Musical
WINNER - Michael Arden, Parade
Maria Friedman, Merrily We Roll Along
Casey Nicholaw, Some Like It Hot
Jack O'Brien, Shucked
Susan Stroman, New York, New York

Outstanding Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler, Only Gold
Edgar Godineaux, The Harder They Come
Casey Nicholaw, Some Like It Hot
WINNER - Susan Stroman, New York, New York
Jennifer Weber, & Juliet

Outstanding Director of a Play
Kenny Leon, Topdog/Underdog
Pam MacKinnon, Downstate
WINNER - Patrick Marber, Leopoldstadt
Adam Meggido, Peter Pan Goes Wrong
Max Webster, Life of Pi

Special Achievement Award
To B.H. Barry, one of the world's foremost fight directors, in recognition of a distinguished six-decade career capped off with Camelot at Lincoln Center Theater.

Productions with multiple wins:
5 – Some Like It Hot
3 – Leopoldstadt
2 – Downstate
2 – Life of Pi
2 – Merrily We Roll Along
2 – New York, New York
2 – Parade
2 – Shucked
1 – A Christmas Carol
1 – Endgame
1 – Fat Ham
1 – Good Night, Oscar
1 – Prima Facie
1 – The Harder They Come
1 – Topdog/Underdog

Photos: Some Like It Hot on Broadway

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