2018 Lucille Lortel Award Winners - Full List!
The Off-Broadway League are presenting awards in 19 categories for the 33rd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway and we're bringing you the winners live. The Lortel Awards are being presented on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00 PM EST. This year's event will be hosted by actors Laura Benanti and Jeremy Shamos and will once again serve as a benefit for The Actors Fund.
As previously announced, celebrated playwright Eve Ensler will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award and composer Michael Friedman will be posthumously inducted onto the famed Playwrights' Sidewalk in front of the Lucille Lortel Theatre. WP Theater will be awarded as an institution for their Outstanding Body of Work.
Look for *WINNER* below as the winners are announced!
2018 Lucille Lortel AWARDS NOMINATIONS
Produced by Ars Nova in association with Ma-Yi Theater Company and Woodshed Collective
Conceived by Woodshed Collective and Jason Kim, Book by Jason Kim, Music and Lyrics by Helen Park and Max Vernon, Immersive Design by Woodshed Collective
Outstanding Solo Show
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Marc Bovino, Miles for Mary
Edi Gathegi, Jesus Hopped The 'A' Train
Gregg Mozgala, Cost of Living WINNER
Paul Sparks, Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo: Homelife and The Zoo Story
John Tufts, Pride and Prejudice
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Vanessa Aspillaga, Amy and the Orphans
Quincy Tyler Bernstine, As You Like It
Liza Colón-Zayas, Mary Jane
Mirirai Sithole, School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play WINNER
Katy Sullivan, Cost of Living
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Outstanding Scenic Design
Outstanding Costume Design
Outstanding Lighting Design
Outstanding Sound Design
Outstanding Projection Design
Lifetime Achievement Award
Playwrights' Sidewalk Inductee
Outstanding Body of Work
The Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were created in 1985 by the Off-Broadway League. The Lortel Awards recognize excellence in Off-Broadway by honoring the invaluable contribution of artists to the theatre community. Representatives of the Off-Broadway League, Actors' Equity Association, Stage Directors & Choreographers Society, the Lucille Lortel Foundation, in addition to theatre journalists and academics and other Off-Broadway professionals, serve on the Voting Committee. Awards may be given in the following categories: Play, Musical, Solo Show, Revival, Alternative Theatrical Experience, Director, Choreographer, Lead Actor and Actress in a Play and Musical, Featured Actor and Actress in a Play and Musical, Scenic, Costume, Lighting, Sound, and Projection Design. The following honorary awards may also be given: Lifetime Achievement Award, Body of Work (awarded to an institution), the Edith Oliver Service to Off-Broadway Award and induction onto the Playwrights' Sidewalk in front of the historic Lucille Lortel Theatre in New York City. For more information, please see www.LortelAwards.org.
Lucille Lortel Foundation was created by Lucille Lortel to foster excellence and diversity in the theatre, as well as to faithfully preserve the rich history and support the continued prosperity of Off-Broadway. The Foundation has several major programs, including its general operating support program that has provided millions of dollars to small to mid-size theatres in New York City, universities, and theatre service organizations. The Foundation created and maintains the Internet Off-Broadway Data Base (www.IOBDB.com). For a listing of all the Foundation's programs, previous Lortel Award nominees and recipients, information on the Lucille Lortel Theatre and Playwrights' Sidewalk, and much more, please visit www.lortel.org.
Photo Credit: Ben Arons
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