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BMI Congratulates its Outer Critics Circle Nominees

Posted in News on April 25, 2017

As the official organization of writers about New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media beyond Broadway, the Outer Critics Circle members have named this year’s nominees for its prestigious awards, with several BMI composers on the list. The winners will be announced Monday, May 8.

Congratulations to all! Here are the BMI nominees:

OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Alan Menken - A Bronx Tale
Tim Minchin - Groundhog Day
David Yazbek - The Band’s Visit

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL
A Bronx Tale (Alan Menken)   
Groundhog Day (Tim Minchin)

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL
The Band’s Visit (David Yazbek)
Kid Victory (John Kander)
Spamilton (Gerard Alessandrini)

OUTSTANDING BOOK OF A MUSICAL
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Chazz Palminteri - A Bronx Tale

OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE
(Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Alan Menken - A Bronx Tale
Tim Minchin - Groundhog Day
David Yazbek - The Band’s Visit

OUTSTANDING ORCHESTRATIONS
Larry Hochman - Hello, Dolly!
Jamshied Sharifi - The Band’s Visit