1998 Outer Critics Circle Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 48th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards were presented on May 29, 1998 at New York's venerable Sardi's restaurant. The Outer Critics Circle includes theater writers who review New York theater productions for out-of-town publications.

Broadway PlayThe Beauty Queen of Leenane
Off-Broadway PlayGross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde and Never the Sinner
Play RevivalA View From the Bridge
Actor in a PlayAnthony LaPaglia, A View From the Bridge
Actress in a PlayCherry Jones, Pride's Crossing
Featured Actor in a PlayRobert Hogan, Never the Sinner
Featured Actress in a PlayAllison Janney, A View From the Bridge
Director of a PlayMichael Mayer, A View From the Bridge and Side Man
Broadway MusicalRagtime
Off-Broadway MusicalHedwig and the Angry Inch
Revival of a MusicalCabaret
Actor in a MusicalAlan Cumming, Cabaret
Actress in a MusicalNatasha Richardson, Cabaret
Featured Actor in a MusicalPeter Friedman, Ragtime
Featured Actress in a MusicalTsidii Le Loka, The Lion King
Director of a MusicalJulie Taymor, The Lion King
ChoreographyGarth Fagan, The Lion King
Set Design Richard Hudson, The Lion King
Costume DesignJulie Taymor, The Lion King
Lighting DesignDonald Holder, The Lion King
Solo PerformanceJohn Leguizamo Freak
John Gassner Playwrighting AwardDouglas Carter Beane, As Bees in Honey Drown
Special Achievement AwardCast of Art: Alan Alda, Victor Garber, Alfred Molina, for ensemble performance.

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