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The 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards - And the Winners are...
Signature Theatre's Octet and Playwrights Horizons' The Fourth of the Turning win the top 2020 prizes.
The winners of The 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards were revealed during a virtual ceremony last night, hosted by New York stage alum and "Sex and the City" favorite Mario Cantone, to honor outstanding achievement off-Broadway.
The big winners of the night were the Siganture Theatre production of Octet (by Dave Malloy) and the Playwrights Horizons production of Heroes of the Fourth Turning (by Will Arbery), who took home three awards each, including 'Outstanding Musical' and 'Outstanding Play,' respectively.
As previously reported, Special Awards were also presented last night, with Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth inducting Anna Deavere Smith onto the famed Playwrights Sidewalk and Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara presenting the Lifetime Achievement Award to Playwrights Horizons’ Artistic Director Tim Sanford.
Here's the full list of winners...
Mrs. Murray's Menagerie (at Ars Nova) - created by The Mad Ones and Phillip James Brannon, Brad Heberlee, Carmen M. Herlihy, January LaVoy
for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf (at Public Theater) - written by Ntozake Shange - WINNER!!!
Mac Beth (by Red Bull Theater) - written by William Shakespeare, adapted by Erica Schmidt
Outstanding Solo Show
Bella Bella (by Manhattan Theatre Club) - written and performed by Harvey Fierstein
the way she spoke (by Audible) - written by Isaac Gomez and performed by Kate del Castillo
Stephen Brackett, A Strange Loop
Tina Satter, Is This A Room
Danya Taymor, Heroes of the Fourth Turning
Annie Tippe, Octet - WINNER!!!
Les Waters, Dana H.
Camille A. Brown, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Camille A. Brown, Toni Stone
Raja Feather Kelly, A Strange Loop
Sam Pinkleton, Soft Power
Travis Wall, The Wrong Man - WINNER!!!
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play
Charles Busch, The Confession of Lily Dare
Edmund Donovan, Greater Clements - WINNER!!!
Raúl Esparza, Seared
Hamish Linklater, The Pain of My Belligerence
Aaron Yoo, The Headlands
Outstanding Lead Actress in a play
Liza Colón-Zayas, Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven
Emily Davis, Is This A Room - WINNER!!!
April Matthis, Toni Stone
Zoë Winters, Heroes of the Fourth Turning
Kara Young, All the Natalie Portmans
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical
Jonathan Groff, Little Shop of Horrors
Francis Jue, Soft Power
Larry Owens, A Strange Loop - WINNER!!!
Conrad Ricamora, Soft Power
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical
Eisa Davis, The Secret Life of Bees
Beth Malone, The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Janelle McDermoth, We're Gonna Die
Grace McLean, In The Green - WINNER!!!
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Christopher Borg, The Confession of Lily Dare
Marc Bovino, Mrs. Murray's Menagerie
Francis Jue, Cambodian Rock Band - WINNER!!!
Ken Narasaki, Greater Clements
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Okwui Okpokwasili, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Estelle Parsons, A Bright Room Called Day
Michele Pawk, Heroes of the Fourth Turning - WINNER!!!
Stephanie Wright Thompson, Mrs. Murray's Menagerie
Alexandria Wailes, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Alex Gibson, Octet
Gus Halper, Sing Street
Jay Armstrong Johnson, Scotland, PA
John-Andrew Morrison, A Strange Loop - WINNER!!! (TIE)
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Ashley Pérez Flanagan, In The Green
Ari Groover, Little Shop of Horrors
L Morgan Lee, A Strange Loop
Ciara Renée, The Wrong Man
Kuhoo Verma, Octet - WINNER!!!
Outstanding Scenic Design
You-Shin Chen and Laura Jellinek, Mrs. Murray's Menagerie - WINNER!!!
Yu-Hsuan Chen, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord
Tim Mackabee, Seared
James Noone, London Assurance
Clint Ramos, Soft Power
Outstanding Costume Design
Dede Ayite, BLKS
Montana Levi Blanco, A Strange Loop
Oana Botez, In The Green
Toni-Leslie James, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf - WINNER!!! (TIE)
Rachel Townsend and Jessica Jahn, The Confession of Lily Dare - WINNER!!! (TIE)
Outstanding Lighting Design
Isabella Byrd, Heroes of the Fourth Turning - WINNER!!!
Alan C. Edwards, Fires in the Mirror
Tyler Micoleau, Socrates
Barbara Samuels, In The Green
Jen Schriever, Power Strip
Outstanding Sound Design
Justin Ellington, Heroes of the Fourth Turning
Mikhail Fiksel, Dana H. - WINNER!!!
Lee Kinney and Sanae Yamada, Is This A Room
Hidenori Nakajo, Octet
Nicholas Pope, In The Green
Outstanding Projection Design
Stephan Mazurek, Mojada
Lisa Renkel and Possible, Emojiland the Musical
Ruey Horng Sun, The Headlands - WINNER!!!
Hannah Wasileski, Anatomy of a Suicide
Hannah Wasileski, Fires in the Mirror
Awarded since 1986, The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League and the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation, with additional support provided by TDF,
(Photos by Joan Marcus)