Winners of 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards

Outstanding Play
Mlima’s Tale Produced by The Public Theater. Written by Lynn Nottage
WINNER – Pass Over Produced by Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3. Written by Antoinette Nwandu
Slave Play Produced by New York Theatre Workshop. Written by Jeremy O. Harris
Sugar In Our Wounds Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club. Written by Donja R. Love
What The Constitution Means To Me Produced by New York Theatre Workshop. Written by Heidi Schreck

Outstanding Musical
Be More Chill Produced by Gerald Goehring, Michael F. Mitri, Jennifer Ashley Tepper, Marc David Levine, Marlene and Gary Cohen, 42nd.club, The Baruch Frankel Viertel Group, Alisa and Charlie Thorne, Jenny Niederhoffer, Chris Blasting/Simpson & Longthorne, Brad Blume/Gemini Theatrical, Jonathan Demar/Kim Vasquez, Ben Holtzman and Sammy Lopez, Koenigsberg/Federman/Adler, Ashlee Latimer and Jenna Ushkowitz, Jenn Maley and Cori Stolbun, Robert and Joan Rechnitz, Fred and Randi Sternfeld, YesBroadway Productions, in association with Two River Theater
Music and Lyrics by Joe Iconis, Book by Joe Tracz 
Girl from the North Country  Produced by The Public Theater. Book by Conor McPherson, Music and Lyrics by Bob Dylan
Midnight at The Never Get Produced by The York Theatre Company by arrangement with Visceral Entertainment and Mark Cortale Productions, Nathaniel Granor, Jeff G. Peters, Daryl Roth, Megan Savage. Book, Music, and Lyrics by Mark Sonnenblick, Co-Conceived by Sam Bolen
Miss You Like Hell Produced by The Public Theater. Book and Lyrics by Quiara Alegría Hudes, Music and Lyrics by Erin McKeown
WINNER – Rags Parkland Sings The Songs Of The Future Produced by Ars Nova. Written by Andrew R. Butler

Outstanding Revival
WINNER – Carmen Jones 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
Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine Produced by Signature Theatre. Written by Lynn Nottage
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH Produced by National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, Paul & Rodica Burg, UJA-Federation of New York, Stanley & Marion Bergman Family Charitable Fund, The David Berg Foundation, Paul & Peggy Bernstein, Mark & Audrey Mlotek, Mark E. Seitelman Law Offices, in association with Esti & Barry Brahver and Sheila Nevins. Book by Joseph Stein, Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, Translation by Shraga Friedman
Happy Birthday, Wanda June Produced by Wheelhouse Theater Company. Written by Kurt Vonnegut
The Shadow of a Gunman Produced by Irish Repertory Theatre. Written by Sean O’Casey

Outstanding Solo Show
Feeding the Dragon Produced by Primary Stages in association with Jamie deRoy and Hartford Stage. Written and Performed by Sharon Washington
WINNER – FLEABAG 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
Girls & Boys Produced by Audible and The Royal Court Theatre
Written by Dennis Kelly. Performed by Carey Mulligan
Mike Birbiglia’s The New One Produced by Joseph Birbiglia, Mike Lavoie, and Rebecca Crigler. Written and Performed by Mike Birbiglia, Additional Writing by Jennifer Hope Stein
My Life On a Diet Produced by Julian Schlossberg, Morris S. Levy, Rodger Hess, Harold Newman, Jim Fantaci, Andrew Tobias, and Ronald Glazer/Sabrina Hutt. Written by Renée Taylor and Joseph Bologna. Performed by Renée Taylor

Outstanding Director
Lileana Blain-Cruz, Marys Seacole
Jo Bonney, Mlima’s Tale
John Doyle, Carmen Jones
WINNER – Lee Sunday Evans, Dance Nation
Joel Grey, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH

Outstanding Choreographer
Lee Sunday Evans, Dance Nation
Raja Feather Kelly, If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka
WINNER – Rick and Jeff Kuperman, Alice By Heart
Lorin Latarro, Merrily We Roll Along
Susan Stroman, THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play
WINNER – Juan Castano, Transfers
Russell Harvard, I Was Most Alive with You
Jon Michael Hill, Pass Over
Sahr Ngaujah, Mlima’s Tale
Tom Sturridge, Sea Wall/A Life

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play
Ako, God Said This
WINNER – Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Marys Seacole
Marin Ireland, Blue Ridge
Zainab Jah, Boesman and Lena
Charlayne Woodard, “Daddy”

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Ato Blankson-Wood, Slave Play
Marchánt Davis, Ain’t No Mo’
WINNER – Gabriel Ebert, Pass Over
John Procaccino, Downstairs
Matt Walker, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Our Lady of 121st Street
Stephanie Berry, Sugar In Our Wounds
Blair Brown, Mary Page Marlowe
WINNER – Crystal Lucas-Perry, Ain’t No Mo’
Danielle Skraastad, Hurricane Diane

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical
Sam Bolen, Midnight at The Never Get
Andrew R. Butler, Rags Parkland Sings The Songs Of The Future
Jeremy Cohen, Midnight at The Never Get
Clifton Duncan, Carmen Jones
WINNER – Steven Skybell, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical
Kate Baldwin, Superhero
Gizel Jiménez, Miss You Like Hell
WINNER – Anika Noni Rose, Carmen Jones
Stacey Sargeant, Rags Parkland Sings The Songs Of The Future
Mare Winningham, Girl from the North Country

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
John Edwards, Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller
Sydney James Harcourt, Girl from the North Country
Bryce Pinkham, Superhero
WINNER – George Salazar, Be More Chill
Heath Saunders, Alice By Heart

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Jackie Hoffman, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH
Stephanie Hsu, Be More Chill
Luba Mason, Girl from the North Country
WINNER – Soara-Joye Ross, Carmen Jones
Alysha Umphress, Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller

Outstanding Scenic Design
Wilson Chin, Pass Over
Charlie Corcoran, The Shadow of a Gunman
Nigel Hook, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
Laura Jellinek, Rags Parkland Sings The Songs Of The Future
WINNER – Arnulfo Maldonado, Sugar In Our Wounds

Outstanding Costume Design
Dede Ayite, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
WINNER – Montana Levi Blanco, The House That Will Not Stand
Jennifer Moeller, Mlima’s Tale
Kaye Voyce, Marys Seacole
WINNER – Paloma Young, Alice By Heart

Outstanding Lighting Design
Amith Chandrashaker, Boesman and Lena
WINNER – Lap Chi Chu, Mlima’s Tale
Bradley King, Apologia
Barbara Samuels, Rags Parkland Sings The Songs Of The Future
Yi Zhao, The House That Will Not Stand

Outstanding Sound Design
Matt Hubbs, Boesman and Lena
WINNER – Dan Moses Schreier, Carmen Jones
Jane Shaw, I Was Most Alive with You
Mikaal Sulaiman, Rags Parkland Sings The Songs Of The Future
Isobel Waller-Bridge, FLEABAG

Outstanding Projection Design
Katherine Freer, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
Luke Halls, Girls & Boys
Alex Basco Koch, Be More Chill
Alex Basco Koch, Fireflies
WINNER – Tal Yarden, Superhero

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

Outstanding Body of Work
Telsey + Company

Playwrights’ Sidewalk Inductee
María Irene Fornés

Edith Oliver Service to Off-Broadway Award
Terry Byrne

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