Lucille Lortel Awards Announced

KPOP, Mary Jane, School Girls: African Mean Girls Play, Cost of Living Take Top Awards

 

KPOP – Outstanding Musical

 

 

NOMINEES AND RECIPIENTS OF THE 2018 LUCILLE LORTEL AWARDS

*Please note: all nominees are listed with the award recipient in BOLD.

 

Outstanding Play – *TIE

Cost of Living 

Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club in association with Williamstown Theatre Festival 

Written by Martyna Majok 

 

Miles for Mary

Produced by Playwrights Horizons

Written by Marc Bovino, Joe Curnutte, Michael Dalto, Lila Neugebauer, and Stephanie Wright Thompson

 

Pipeline

Produced by Lincoln Center Theater

Written by Dominique Morisseau

 

School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play 

Produced by MCC Theater 

Written by Jocelyn Bioh 

 

The Treasurer

Produced by Playwrights Horizons

Written by Max Posner

 

Outstanding Musical

Bella: An American Tall Tale

Produced by Playwrights Horizons

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Kirsten Childs

 

Desperate Measures

Produced by The York Theatre Company in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo

Book and Lyrics by Peter Kellogg, Music by David Friedman

 

Hundred Days

Produced by New York Theatre Workshop

By The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher

 

Jerry Springer – The Opera

Produced by The New Group

Music and Lyrics by Richard Thomas, Book and Additional Lyrics by Stewart Lee and Richard Thomas

 

KPOP 

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 Revival

Fucking A

Produced by Signature Theatre

Written by Suzan-Lori Parks

 

In The Blood

Produced by Signature Theatre

Written by Suzan-Lori Parks

 

Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train 

Produced by Signature Theatre 

Written by Stephen Adly Guirgis 

 

The Government Inspector

Produced by Red Bull Theater

Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from Revizor by Nikolai Gogol

 

Torch Song

Produced by Second Stage Theater in association with Richie Jackson

Written by Harvey Fierstein

 

Outstanding Solo Show

Harry Clarke 

Produced by Vineyard Theatre in association with Audible 

Written by David Cale 

Performed by Billy Crudup 

 

Who’s Holiday!

Produced by Whoville Theatrical, Scott and Jenny Beck, Jason Shaw, Ken Fakler, Drew Desky/Dane Levens, Darren Bagert

Written by Matthew Lombardo

Performed by Lesli Margherita

 

Outstanding Director

Lileana Blain-Cruz, Pipeline

Michael Greif, The Low Road

Anne Kauffman, Mary Jane 

Lila Neugebauer, Miles for Mary

Leigh Silverman, Harry Clarke

 

Outstanding Choreographer

Camille A. Brown, Bella: An American Tall Tale

Bill Castellino, Desperate Measures

Byron Easley, X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation

Sonya Tayeh, The Lucky Ones 

Jennifer Weber, KPOP

 

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play

Sean Carvajal, Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train 

Peter Friedman, The Treasurer

Chukwudi Iwuji, The Low Road

Namir Smallwood, Pipeline

Michael Urie, Torch Song

 

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play

Quincy Tyler Bernstine, The Amateurs

MaameYaa Boafo, School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play

Carrie Coon, Mary Jane 

Cristin Milioti, After the Blast

Karen Pittman, Pipeline

 

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical

Damon Daunno, The Lucky Ones 

Steven Eng, Pacific Overtures

Terrence Mann, Jerry Springer – The Opera

Wade McCollum, Ernest Shackleton Loves Me

James Seol, KPOP

 

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical

Abigail Bengson, Hundred Days

Ashley D. Kelley, Bella: An American Tall Tale

Julia Knitel, A Letter to Harvey Milk

Lauren Molina, Desperate Measures

Ashley Park, KPOP 

 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Marc Bovino, Miles for Mary

Edi Gathegi, Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train

Gregg Mozgala, Cost of Living 

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 

Katy Sullivan, Cost of Living

 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

Sean Patrick Doyle, Jerry Springer – The Opera

Brandon Gill, Bella: An American Tall Tale

Paolo Montalban, Bella: An American Tall Tale

Thom Sesma, Pacific Overtures

Jason Tam, KPOP 

 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Vanessa Kai, KPOP

Tiffany Mann, Jerry Springer – The Opera 

Maryann Plunkett, The Lucky Ones

Myra Lucretia Taylor, The Lucky Ones

Adina Verson, The Lucky Ones

 

Outstanding Scenic Design

Gabriel Hainer Evansohn, KPOP

Anna Fleischle, Hangmen

Laura Jellinek, Mary Jane

Amy Rubin, Miles for Mary

Louisa Thompson, In The Blood 

 

Outstanding Costume Design

Dede M. Ayite, Bella: An American Tall Tale

Dede M. Ayite, School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play 

Tricia Barsamian, KPOP

Tilly Grimes, The Government Inspector

Emily Rebholz, The Low Road

 

Outstanding Lighting Design

Alan C. Edwards, Harry Clarke 

Bradley King, The Treasurer

Ben Stanton, The Low Road

Japhy Weideman, Mary Jane

Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew, KPOP

 

Outstanding Sound Design

Mikhail Fiksel, The Treasurer

Leah Gelpe, Mary Jane 

Bray Poor, The Last Match

Bray Poor, Office Hour

Brandon Wolcott, After the Blast

 

Outstanding Projection Design

Lucy Mackinnon, After the Blast

Alexander V. Nichols, Ernest Shackleton Loves Me

Brad Peterson, The Stone Witch

Hannah Wasileski, Pipeline 

Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew, Relevance

 

HONORARY AWARDS

Lifetime Achievement Award

Eve Ensler

 

Playwrights’ Sidewalk Inductee

Michael Friedman

 

Outstanding Body of Work

WP Theater

 

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