Monday, May 7, 2012

Sons of the Prophet and Once Win Top Honors at 2012 Lucille Lortell

The 2012 Award season has officially begun! The Lucille Lortel Awards for Off-Broadway Excellence were handed out last night. Sons of the Prophet and Once won Outstanding Play and Outstanding Musical respectively. Will Once's win help their momentum for the Tony Awards? Only time will tell. The winners are listed below. 

Outstanding Play
Sons of the Prophet

Outstanding Musical

Outstanding Revival
The Cherry Orchard

Outstanding Solo Show
An Illiad

Outstanding Director
Sam Gold, The Big Meal

Outstanding Choreographer
Steven Hoggett, Once

Outstanding Lead Actor
Santino Fontana, Sons of the Prophet

Outstanding Lead Actress
Sanaa Lathan, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Outstanding Featured Actor
Adam Driver, Look Back in Anger

Outstanding Featured Actress
Tonya Pinkins, Milk Like Sugar

Outstanding Scenic Design
Lauren Helpern, 4000 Miles

Outstanding Costume Design
ESosa, By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

Outstanding Lighting Design
Natasha Katz, Once (tie)
David Weiner, Through a Glass Darkly (tie)

Outstanding Sound Design
Matt Tierney and Ben Williams, The Select (The Sun Also Rises)

Lifetime Achievement Award
Richard Frankel

Playwrights’ Sidewalk Inductee
Richard Foreman

Service to Off-Broadway Award
Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY)

Outstanding Alternative Theatrical Experience
Voca People