Clay Aiken – His Friend Is Honored

Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical

Congratulations to Christopher Sieber! It was announced this morning that Christopher  was nominated as Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical by the Outer Critics Circle.

Chris originated the role of Lord Farquaad in “Shrek the Musical” which opened on Broadway on December 14, 2008.

Before starting the role as Lord Farquaad, Christopher Sieber starred in Spamalot as Sir Dennis Galahad, another role he originated.

Besides the nomination for Sieber, “Shrek the Musical” earned 9 more nominations.  This year, it tied with Billy Elliott as the show that earned the most nominations.

The Outer Critics Circle Awards have been  presented annually for 59 years.  The Awards honor theatrical achievements in Broadway  and Off- Broadway.  The awards are decided by theater critics who cover the New York theaters for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media outlets outside of New York.

On Thursday, May 21, 2009, the Outer Critics Circle Awards Dinner will be held at Sardi’s at 4:00pm.

For more information of the Outer Critics Circle Awards click HERE

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7 thoughts on “Clay Aiken – His Friend Is Honored

  1. Good for Chris. Just goes to show that Clay Aiken worked with some of the best and was able to hold his own. Hope Chris wins!

  2. YAY Chris!! He was so wonderful in Spamalot and I truly love to see him in Shrek!!! CONGRATS and fingers crossed that he takes the award home!

  3. I read in a couple of reviews for “Shrek” that Chris was ‘the best thing about “Shrek”‘!!! Congratulations, Chris. You were fantastic in Spamalot and deserve all the praise you receive.

  4. Congrats to Chris!! He is so hilarious in Shrek and is such a nice guy. He never fails to steal the show and definately deserves to win!!!

  5. I am glad to see Chris get this award. He was incredibly talented in Spamalot and I am sure equally as talented in Shrek. Plus he seems like a really nice human being. Way to go , Chris!

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