The Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers on the New York Theater for out-of-town newspapers, national puiblications and other media beyond Broadway has announced the winners of it's annual theatrical awards for the 1999-2000 season. This year's prizes will be presented at the group's 50th annual awards ceremony on Thursday, May 25 at Sardi's (234 West 44th Street)

OUTSTANDING BROADWAY PLAY
COPENHAGEN

OUTSTANDING OFF-BROADWAY PLAY
DINNER WITH FRIENDS

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A PLAY
A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A PLAY
DEREK JACOBI - UNCLE VANYA

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A PLAY
EILEEN HECKART - THE WAVERLY GALLERY

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY

ROY DOTRICE - A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY
FRANCES CONROY - THE RIDE DOWN MT. MORGAN

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A PLAY
DANIEL SULLIVAN - A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN

OUTSTANDING BROADWAY MUSICAL
CONTACT

OUTSTANDING OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL
THE WILD PARTY - (MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB)

OUTSTANDING REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
KISS ME, KATE

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL - KISS ME, KATE

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
MARIN MAZZIE - KISS ME, KATE

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
STEPHEN SPINELLA - JAMES JOYCE'S THE DEAD

OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
KAREN ZIEMBA - CONTACT

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL
SUSAN STROMAN - CONTACT AND THE MUSIC MAN

OUTSTANDING CHOREOGRAPHY
SUSAN STROMAN - CONTACT AND THE MUSIC MAN

OUTSTANDING SCENIC DESIGN
ROBIN WAGNER - KISS ME, KATE

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN
CONSTANCE HOFFMAN - THE GREEN BIRD

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN
PETER KACZOROWSKI - CONTACT

OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE
TIE
OLYMPIA DUKAKIS ROSE & MARK SETLOCK FULLY COMMITTED

JOHN GASSNER PLAYWRIGHTING AWARD
CHARLES BUSCH - THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
BARRY HUMPHRIES - DAME EDNA:THE ROYAL TOUR
&
PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN AND JOHN C. REILLY - TRUE WEST