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Lucille Lortel

 
Lucille Lortel Headshot
Date of Death: April 04, 1999

Bio:
Lucille Lortel was an actress, artistic director, and theatrical producer. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1932
Maid
  [Broadway]
1926
Clara Rathboone
  [Broadway]
1925
Inez
  [Broadway]
1925
Part of the Marriage License Bureau

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1988]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1988]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1985]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1985]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1983]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Producer
 
[US Tour, 1961]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1957]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1955]
Producer

Photos

Bette Davis arriving for STEEL MAGNOLIAS at the Lucille Lortel. By the end of the per Photo

Bette Davis arriving for STEEL MAGNOLIAS at the Lucille Lortel. By the end of the performance there were 500 people waiting behind police barricades on Christopher Street. She said "Oh, good. I'll sing 'I've Written a Letter to Daddy.'"

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Date:
06/25/2020
Lucille Ball visits the cast of STEEL MAGNOLIAS during its record-breaking run at the Photo

Lucille Ball visits the cast of STEEL MAGNOLIAS during its record-breaking run at the Lucille Lortel, 1988

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Date:
06/25/2020
LPTW Lucille Lortel Award winner Natasha Sinha with her parents.    Photo credit: Val Photo

LPTW Lucille Lortel Award winner Natasha Sinha with her parents. Photo credit: Valerie Terranova

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Date:
04/01/2019
LPTW Lucille Lortel Visionary Award recipients The Kilroys: Zakiyyah Alexander, Joy M Photo

LPTW Lucille Lortel Visionary Award recipients The Kilroys: Zakiyyah Alexander, Joy Meads, and Kelly Miller. Photo credit: Valerie Terranova

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Date:
04/01/2019
Marin Mazzie & Molly Ranson.during the Opening Night Curtain Call for the MCC Theater Photo

Marin Mazzie & Molly Ranson.during the Opening Night Curtain Call for the MCC Theater's Production of 'CARRIE' at The Lucille Lortel Theatre on March 1, 2012 in New York City.

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Date:
09/17/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1932
Maid

  [Broadway]
1926
Clara Rathboone

  [Broadway]
1925
Inez

  [Broadway]
1925
Part of the Marriage License Bureau

Productions

[Broadway, 1988]
Producer

[Broadway, 1988]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Producer

[Broadway, 1985]
Producer

[Broadway, 1985]
Producer

[Broadway, 1983]
Producer

[Broadway, 1973]
Producer

[US Tour, 1961]
Producer

[Broadway, 1957]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 1955]
Producer

Lucille Lortel Biography

Lucille Lortel was an actress, artistic director, and theatrical producer.

Lucille Lortel Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1994 - Special Awards Gold Star
Lucille Lortel
 
Drama League Awards - 1993 - Unique Contribution to the Theatre Gold Star
Lucille Lortel
 
Tony Awards - 1988 - Best Musical
Lucille Lortel, Sarafina!
 
Tony Awards - 1988 - Best Play
Lucille Lortel, A Walk in the Woods
 
Tony Awards - 1985 - Best Play
Lucille Lortel, As Is
 
Tony Awards - 1983 - Best Play
Lucille Lortel, Angels Fall
 
Obie Awards - 1958 - Special Citation Gold Star
Lucille Lortel

Lucille Lortel News

Meet the New, Broadway-Bound Cast of INTO THE WOODS Photo Meet the New, Broadway-Bound Cast of INTO THE WOODS
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022

It was just announced that the New York City Center production of Into the Woods will transfer to Broadway for a strictly limited, 8-week engagement this summer! Meet the cast, which includes Sara Bareilles, Brian D'Arcy James, Patina Miller, Phillipa Soo, and more!

LITTLE GIRL BLUE Ends Its Run On May 29 With An Off-Broadway Alliance Award Win Photo LITTLE GIRL BLUE Ends Its Run On May 29 With An Off-Broadway Alliance Award Win
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2022

Little Girl Blue (LGB), the musical inspired by the legendary singer/songwriter and activist Nina Simone, will end its successful run at New World Stages this week on May 29.

Cast Announced for World Premiere of 53% OF as Part of Second Stage's Uptown Series Photo Cast Announced for World Premiere of 53% OF as Part of Second Stage's Uptown Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of 53% OF. The production will feature ANNA CRIVELLI, EDEN MALYN, MARIANNA McCLELLAN, GRACE REX, CATHRYN WAKE, and AYANA WORKMAN.

Performance Space New York to Present Ariana Reines' 24-Hour Performance DIVINE JUSTI Photo Performance Space New York to Present Ariana Reines' 24-Hour Performance DIVINE JUSTICE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

Contemporary American culture is on trial, and the worst woman in the world is on hand to help figure out what’s wrong with us. Performance Space New York will present DIVINE JUSTICE, Ariana Reines’ 24-hour durational drama situating the feminine as the presumed authority of justice.

Patricia McGregor Will Be The Next Artistic Director Of New York Theatre Workshop Photo Patricia McGregor Will Be The Next Artistic Director Of New York Theatre Workshop
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop announced today that Patricia McGregor will succeed James C. Nicola as Artistic Director, following a yearlong search led by ALJP Consulting and a dedicated search committee of artists, staff and Trustees.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Starring Richard Thomas to Begin Performances at the Kennedy Ce Photo TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Starring Richard Thomas to Begin Performances at the Kennedy Center in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

The Kennedy Center engagement of To Kill a Mockingbird, Academy Award¬ģ winner Aaron Sorkin‚Äôs new play, directed by Tony¬ģ winner Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee‚Äôs classic novel, will play the Kennedy Center‚Äôs Opera House, June 21‚ÄďJuly 10, 2022.

Alex Newell to Headline Queer Juneteenth Celebration at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Alex Newell to Headline Queer Juneteenth Celebration at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

FEINSTEIN‚ÄôS/54 BELOW, Broadway‚Äôs Supper Club, will present ‚ÄėTHE FUNCTION: A Queer Juneteenth Concert Celebration.‚Äô The March On Broadway team is reuniting to bring you ‚ÄúTHE FUNCTION;‚ÄĚ A queer centered concert celebration of the powerful black history that is Juneteenth, featuring black Broadway, TV, and Recording Stars from across the gamut.

Photos: First Look at Bebe Neuwirth, Caissie Levy, Ashley Blanchet & More in the Worl Photo Photos: First Look at Bebe Neuwirth, Caissie Levy, Ashley Blanchet & More in the World Premiere of THE BEDWETTER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

The Atlantic Theater Company opened the world premiere production of The Bedwetter, a new musical with a book by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman, on Monday, May 23.

HARMONY, ASSASSINS & More Win 2022 Off Broadway Alliance Awards Photo HARMONY, ASSASSINS & More Win 2022 Off Broadway Alliance Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 11th Annual Off-Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2021-2022 season.

Photos: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates THE BEDWETTER Photo Photos: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates THE BEDWETTER
by Bruce Glikas - May 24, 2022

The Atlantic Theater Company opened the world premiere production of The Bedwetter, a new musical with a book by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman.

Lucille Lortel Videos

VIDEO: First Look At TAMBO & BONES At The Kirk Douglas Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look At TAMBO & BONES At The Kirk Douglas Theatre
by Alan Henry - May 17, 2022

The World premiere production of Dave Harris' new work, 'Tambo & Bones,' is now on stage in Los Angeles at the Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre and continues through May 29. A co-production with Playwrights Horizons, this explosive new work from one of the country's fastest rising playwrights will be directed by Taylor Reynolds.

VIDEO: Jennifer Simard Talks COMPANY, Sondheim & More on Backstage with Richard Ridge VideoVIDEO: Jennifer Simard Talks COMPANY, Sondheim & More on Backstage with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 4, 2022

Audiences at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater are rolling in the aisles eight times a week, partly because of the brilliant performance by the always hysterical Jennifer Simard.

VIDEO: Works & Process Presents A STRANGE LOOP Panel VideoVIDEO: Works & Process Presents A STRANGE LOOP Panel
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presented a panel with the creative team of A Strange Loop. The panel featured: Stephen Brackett, director; Michael R. Jackson, book, music and lyrics; Raja Feather Kelly, choreographer; Peter Marks, moderator, staff writer for the 'Washington Post'; and Rona Siddiqui, music director & music supervisor.

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks THE MUSIC MAN, Hugh Jackman, and More on THE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks THE MUSIC MAN, Hugh Jackman, and More on THE LATE SHOW
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2022

Two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster returned to The Late Show last night to share stories about working with her The Music Man co-star Hugh Jackman, and to give Stephen Colbert something special she made by hand in her dressing room.

VIDEO: David Byrne Discusses AMERICAN UTOPIA on CBS Saturday Morning VideoVIDEO: David Byrne Discusses AMERICAN UTOPIA on CBS Saturday Morning
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 6, 2022

Broadway star, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, and musical legend David Byrne stopped by CBS Saturday Morning to talk with Anthony Mason about his show, American Utopia.

VIDEO: Richard Thomas Talks Touring as Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD VideoVIDEO: Richard Thomas Talks Touring as Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2022

Richard Thomas will play the role of Atticus Finch in the National Tour of To Kill A Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. The tour will begin performances next month at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo.

VIDEO: Jose Llana Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Jose Llana Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Dec 3, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Jose Llana, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for Seth's Concert Series, airing Sunday, December 5 at 8pm ET.

VIDEO: Jose Llana Sings from COMPANY in Rehearsal for The Seth Concert Series VideoVIDEO: Jose Llana Sings from COMPANY in Rehearsal for The Seth Concert Series
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 2, 2021

Jose Llana is the next guest on The Seth Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky! Watch him perform 'Being Alive' from Company in rehearsal for this weekend's concert.

VIDEO: Leslie Kritzer & Seth Rudetsky Rehearse 'Another Hundred People' VideoVIDEO: Leslie Kritzer & Seth Rudetsky Rehearse 'Another Hundred People'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 28, 2021

We've got an inside look at rehearsals for tonight's installment of The Seth Concert Series! Watch as they perform Stephen Sondheim's 'Another Hundred People.'

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks THE MUSIC MAN on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks THE MUSIC MAN on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Oct 12, 2021

Sutton Foster appeared on Good Morning America this morning to talk The Musical Man with Hugh Jackman, her new book 'Hooked', and the finale of her hit TV series, Younger. Watch the interview now!


Lucille Lortel Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lucille Lortel been in?
Lucille Lortel has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Lucille Lortel been in?
Lucille Lortel has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Lucille Lortel been nominated for?
Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) , Unique Contribution to the Theatre (Drama League Awards) , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Sarafina! , Best Play (Tony Awards) for A Walk in the Woods , Best Play (Tony Awards) for As Is Best Play (Tony Awards) for Angels Fall and Special Citation (Obie Awards) .

What awards has Lucille Lortel won?
Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Unique Contribution to the Theatre (Drama League Awards)and Special Citation (Obie Awards).