1997 Outer Critics Circle Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 47th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards were presented on May 23, 1997 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.

Outstanding Broadway PlayThe Last Night of Ballyhoo
Outstanding Broadway MusicalThe Life
Outstanding Revival – PlayA Doll's House
Outstanding Revival – MusicalChicago
Outstanding Off-Broadway PlayHow I Learned to Drive
Outstanding Performance by an ActorChristopher Plummer, Barrymore
Outstanding Performance by an ActressJanet McTeer, A Doll's House
Outstanding Actor in a MusicalRobert Cuccioli, Jekyll & Hyde
Outstanding Actress in a MusicalBebe Neuwirth, Chicago
Outstanding Director of a PlayJohn Caird, Stanley
Outstanding Director of a MusicalWalter Bobbie, Chicago

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