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2013 Lucille Lortel Awards Nominations Announced

2013 Lucille Lortel Awards Nominations Announced

This year’s Lucille Lortel Awards nominees have been announced and it’s great news for women writers. 3 of the 5 plays nominated for Outstanding Play are written by women.

The Lucille Lortel Awards honor productions that are produced off-Broadway. The awards ceremony will be held on May 5 at New York’s Skirball Center.

Below are all the women nominees. You can find a full list of nominees at the link.

Outstanding Play

Bethany – Produced by Women’s Project Theater; Written by Laura Marks

Detroit – Produced by Playwrights Horizons; Written by Lisa D’Amour

The Flick – Produced by Playwrights Horizons; Written by Annie Baker

Outstanding Musical

Giant – Produced by The Public Theater in association with The Dallas Theater Center; Book by Sybille Pearson, Music and Lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa, Based on the novel by Edna Ferber

Outstanding Solo Show

Jackie – Produced by Women’s Project Theater; Written by Elfriede Jelinek, Translated by Gitta Honegger, Performed by Tina Benko

Outstanding Director

Anne Kauffman, Belleville

Tina Landau, A Civil War Christmas

Outstanding Lead Actress

Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Neva

America Ferrera, Bethany

Vanessa Redgrave, The Revisionist

Roslyn Ruff, The Piano Lesson

Sharon Washington, Wild With Happy

Outstanding Featured Actress

Eisa Davis, Luck of the Irish

Annie Funke, If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet

Rebecca Naomi Jones, Murder Ballad

Amanda Quaid, Luck of the Irish

Da’Vine Joy Randolph, What Rhymes with America

Outstanding Scenic Design

Miriam Buether, Cock

Louisa Thompson, Detroit

Outstanding Costume Design

Toni-Leslie James, A Civil War Christmas

Jessica Pabst, The Whale

Emily Rebholz, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Anita Yavich, Golden Child

Outstanding Lighting Design

Jane Cox, The Flick

Outstanding Sound Design

Leah Gelpe, Slowgirl

Jane Shaw, Jackie

2013 Nominees (The Lucille Lortel

Jake Gyllenhaal, America Ferrera, Vanessa Redgrave among
Lucille Lortel Award nominees
(Entertainment Weekly)

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