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Lucille Lortel

Date of Death: April 04, 1999

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Lucille Lortel BIO

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

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Lucille Lortel STAGE CREDITS

Clara Rathboone


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Lucille Lortel Productions

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

Lucille Lortel Awards and Nominations

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

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Lucille Lortel News

KIMBERLY AKIMBO Writing Team Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire To Hold Script Signing Event At The Drama Book Shop

Drama Book Shop will host a signing event for the published script of KIMBERLY AKIMBO on Tuesday, May 30 at 7:30pm. Tony Award nominees Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire will kick off the event with a Q&A moderated by a Drama Book staff member and will sign scripts for event attendees.

Shucking Around with Ashley D. Kelley: SHUCKED Hits the Recording Studio

In this video, check out her final vlog, airing exclusively here at BroadwayWorld. In this episode of 'Shucking Around', the cast hits the recording studio to make the cast album- available now!

JOE ICONIS & FAMILY to Return to 54 Below for a Summer Celebration

54 BELOW will welcome back Joe Iconis as he brings his beloved friends and eclectic catalogue for another round of Joe Iconis & Family from June 12 – 17 at 7:00pm.

Mike Birbiglia Brings His Hit Broadway Show THE OLD MAN & THE POOL To The West End For A Strictly Limited Run This Autumn

Mike Birbiglia brings his latest one man show The Old Man & The Pool to the West End for a strictly limited 4 week run, following sell out performances across the US, including a Broadway run at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center.

Irish Repertory Theatre to Present NEW WORKS SUMMER FESTIVAL in June

Irish Repertory Theatre will present the inaugural New Works Summer Festival, featuring five readings over five days and spotlighting the work of LGBTQ+ artists.

STRANGER SINGS! THE PARODY MUSICAL to Present Additional Streaming Date This Month

Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical is offering audiences an additional streaming opportunity to visit The Upside Down on May 28th at 7PM BST / 2PM EST.

Liz McCartney to Present ONE FINE DAY at The Green Room 42 in June and July

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Liz McCartney, the celebrated stage veteran currently appearing in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl, for two performances on Sunday, June 25 at 9:30 PM and Sunday, July 2 at 7:00 PM.

Joanna Gleason to Direct Phylicia Rashad in MASTER CLASS at Theatre Aspen

Theatre Aspen and the Aspen Music Festival and School announced the complete casting for the special presentation of Master Class. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

The Assembly Theater to Premiere New Musical IN CORPO This Summer

The Assembly Theater (HOME/SICK) in association with Dutch Kills Theater (The Antelope Party) will present the World Premiere of IN CORPO, a new musical by Ben Beckley and Nate Weida with music by Nate Weida.

Adam Chanler-Berat, Rebecca Naomi Jones and More Join I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE at Classic Stage Company

Classic Stage Company has announced additional cast members for its fall production of I Can Get It For You Wholesale. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

The Comedian Harmonists From HARMONY Will Join Barry Manilow on Stage at Radio City Music Hall

The six actors that play the “Comedian Harmonists” in Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman's musical Harmony will be Manilow's guests at his five highly anticipated concerts at Radio City Music Hall May 31 – June 4.

Broadway Buying Guide: May 22, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, May 22, 2023.

Shucking Around with Ashley D. Kelley: Inside a Two-Show Day at SHUCKED

In this episode of 'Shucking Around', the cast gets ready for a two-show day, an understudy gets ready to go on for the first time, and someone makes their Broadway debut. Watch the video here!

Photos: First Look At The World Premiere Of THE BOTTOMING PROCESS

The world premiere of The Bottoming Process, a dark comedy by Nicholas Pilapil opens last night in a co-production between IAMA Theatre Company and the Los Angeles LGBT Center. Check out the production photos, below.

Lady Bunny's DON'T BRING THE KIDS Extended at The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 has announced that the Lady Bunny show “Don’t Bring the Kids,” an hour of jokes and demented song parodies from the New York drag legend, has extended its run due to popular demand.

Video: Watch KIMBERLY AKIMBO's NPR Tiny Desk Concert With Bonnie Milligan, Victoria Clark & More

The concert features Bonnie Milligan performing 'Better,' Victoria Clark and Miguel Gil performing 'Anagram,' Alli Mauzy singing 'Father Time,' and the cast performing 'Great Adventure' The concert also features Steven Boyer, Olivia Elease Hardy, Fernell Hogan, Michael Iskander, and Nina White. Watch the video now!

KIMBERLY AKIMBO Original Broadway Cast Recording is Released on CD Today

The Kimberly Akimbo Original Broadway Cast Recording is available on CD Friday, May 19. Learn more about how to purchase the album here!

Mike Birbiglia On Board For WORKING IT OUT At Bay Street Theater

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the return of actor comedian Mike Birbiglia for one night only Saturday, July 29, 2023. On the heels of his hit Broadway show 'The Old Man and the Pool' Mike Birbiglia works out new jokes and stories.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO To Host Broadway Debuts of New York City Public High School Students

Beginning tonight, KIMBERLY AKIMBO, in partnership with the New York City Public Schools Theater Program, will host three New York City public high school show choirs as they make their Broadway debuts on stage at the Booth Theater.

Tovah Feldshuh, Bruce Sussman and Alfred Uhry Join 'Broadway Responds to Antisemitism' Panel

Panelists include Tovah Feldshuh, the first Jewish actress to play Mrs. Rosie Brice in “Funny Girl,” and renowned lyricist Bruce Sussman (“Harmony”) and award-winning playwright Alfred Uhry (“Parade”), who will share their insights and experiences on this critical issue.


Lucille Lortel has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Lucille Lortel has not appeared in the West End

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) .

Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Unique Contribution to the Theatre (Drama League Awards)and Special Citation (Obie Awards).

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