The 2019 Lucille Lortel Award Winners

097. David Aron Damane, Anika Noni Rose, Clifton Duncan. Photo by Joan Marcus_preview
David Aron Damane, Anika Noni Rose, Clifton Duncan. Carmen Jones. Classic Stage Company. Photo by Joan Marcus.

The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards

Produced by the Off-Broadway League, by arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation, the 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards, honoring work produced off-Broadway this theatrical year, were handed out May 5 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts beginning at 7 PM. Mike Birbiglia, recently on Broadway in the fantastically fun The New One, hosts.
See the full list of winners below.
Stacey Sargeant. Rags Parkland Sings The Songs Of The Future Photo by Ben Arons Photography.

Outstanding Play

Pass Over
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3
Written by Antoinette Nwandu

Outstanding Musical

Produced by Ars Nova
Written by Andrew R. Butler
Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Fleabag

Outstanding Revival

Produced by Classic Stage Company, Alan D. and Barbara Marks, Eric Falkenstein, and Covent Garden Productions
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, with Music by Georges Bizet

Outstanding Solo Show

Produced by Annapurna Theatre, Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle, Skye Optican, Kevin Emrick, David Luff & Patrick Myles, Barbara Broccoli, Patrick Catullo, Diana DiMenna, Daryl Roth, Eric Schnall, Jayne Baron Sherman, DryWrite, Soho Theatre
Written and Performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge
Members of the Cast with Eboni Booth (center) of Dance Nation at Playwrights Horizons. All photos by Joan Marcus.

Outstanding Director

Lee Sunday Evans, Dance Nation

Outstanding Choreographer

Rick and Jeff Kuperman, Alice By Heart
Ato Blankson-Wood and Juan Castano. Transfers Photo by Joan Marcus.

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play

Juan Castano, Transfers

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play

Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Marys Seacole
AIN'T NO MO'Public TheaterLuEsther Hall
Ebony Marshall-Oliver and Crystal Lucas-Perry in Ain’t No Mo’ written by Jordan E. Cooper and directed by Stevie Walker-Webb, running at The Public Theater. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Gabriel Ebert, Pass Over

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

Crystal Lucas-Perry, Ain’t No Mo’
Steven Skybell and Jennifer Babiak (c) Matthew Murphy
Steven Skybell, Jennifer Babiak. Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish Photo by Matthew Murphy.

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical

Anika Noni Rose, Carmen Jones
George Salazar in Be More Chill Photo by MARIA BARANOVA.

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

George Salazar, Be More Chill

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Soara-Joye Ross, Carmen Jones
The House That Will Not StandNew York Theatre Workshop
Lynda Gravátt and Marie Thomas. The House That Will Not Stand Photo by Joan Marcus.

Outstanding Scenic Design

Arnulfo Maldonado, Sugar In Our Wounds

Outstanding Costume Design – *TIE

Montana Levi Blanco, The House That Will Not Stand
Paloma Young, Alice By Heart
Alice By Heart
Molly Gordon (Alice), Colton Ryan, and cast of Alice By Heart. Photo by Deen van Meer.

Outstanding Lighting Design

Lap Chi Chu, Mlima’s Tale

Outstanding Sound Design

Dan Moses Schreier, Carmen Jones
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Kate Baldwin, Kyle McArthur, and cast of Superhero Joan Marcus

Outstanding Projection Design

Tal Yarden, Superhero

Bill Irwin. On Beckett at the Irish Rep Theatre. Photo by Carol Rosegg.


Outstanding Alternative Theatrical Experience
Produced by Irish Repertory Theatre
Exploring the Works of Samuel Beckett, Conceived by Bill Irwin


Outstanding Body of Work
Telsey + Company
Playwrights’ Sidewalk Inductee
Edith Oliver Service to Off-Broadway Award
Terry Byrne
MLIMA'S TALEWritten by Lynn Nottage Directed by Jo Bonney Featuring Ito Aghayere, Jojo Gonzalez, Kevin Mambo, and Sahr Ngaujah Scenic Design by Riccardo Hernandez Costume Design by Jennifer Moeller Lighting Design by Lap Chi Chu Sound Design by Darron
Sahr Ngaujah. Mlima’s Tale Photo by Joan Marcus.

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