‘Hairspray,’ ‘Out’ top Outer Crix kudos

'Nine' nabs 3 for musical revival, actor, featured actress

NEW YORK — “Hairspray” and “Take Me Out” were the big winners at the Outer Critics Circle awards, announced Sunday.

“Hairspray” was named best Broadway musical, and director Jack O’Brien and star Marissa Jaret Winokur won in their categories.

“Take Me Out” was named best Broadway play and its director, Joe Mantello, won in the play directing category.

“Nine” picked up three awards — for musical revival (notably besting “Gypsy”), actor Antonio Banderas and featured actress Jane Krakowski.

The annual awards ceremony takes place May 29 at Sardi’s restaurant.

Outer Critics Circle award winners are …

Broadway play: “Take Me Out”

Broadway musical: “Hairspray”

Off Broadway play: “The Exonerated”

Off Broadway musical: “A Man of No Importance”

Revival of a play: “A Day in the Death of Joe Egg”

Revival of a musical: “Nine”

Director of a play: Joe Mantello, “Take Me Out”

Director of a musical: Jack O’Brien, “Hairspray”

Choreography: Twyla Tharp, “Movin’ Out”

Set design: Catherine Martin, “La Boheme”

Costume design: William Ivey Long, “Hairspray”

Lighting design: Nigel Levings, “La Boheme”

Actor in a play: Eddie Izzard, “Joe Egg”

Actress in a play: Jayne Atkinson, “Enchanted April”

Actor in a musical: Antonio Banderas, “Nine”

Actress in a musical: Marissa Jaret Winokur, “Hairspray”

Featured actor in a play: Denis O’Hare, “Take Me Out”

Featured actress in a play: Linda Emond, “Life (x) 3”

Featured actor in a musical: Dick Latessa, “Hairspray”

Featured actress in a musical: Jane Krakowski, “Nine”

Solo performance: Frank Gorshin, “Say Goodnight Gracie”

John Gassner Award: Matthew Barber, “Enchanted April”

Special achievement award: Ensemble performance, the cast of “Talking Heads”

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