LUCILLE LORTEL AWARDS

The League of Off-Broadway Theatres and Producers instituted the Lucille Lortel Awards to recognize excellence in the Off-Broadway arena and to honor Lucille Lortel's devotion to Off-Broadway. Awarded annually since 1986, the Lortel Awards are produced by the League in association with the Lucille Lortel Foundation. Additional support is provided by Theatre Development Fund.

Past recipients of Lortel Awards include: Edward Albee, Jane Alexander, Alan Bates, Charles Durning, Uta Hagen, Ed Harris, Kitty Carlisle Hart, Eileen Heckart, Cherry Jones, Tony Kushner, Nathan Lane, John Leguizamo, Julianna Margulies, Arthur Miller, Mary Louise Parker, Parker Posey, Gloria Reuben, Jason Robards, Anika Noni Rose, Mark Ruffalo, Anna Devere Smith, Susan Stroman, Eli Wallach and Mare Winningham.

The Lucille Lortel Awards nominating/voting committee includes representatives of the Off-Broadway League, the Lortel Foundation, Actors' Equity Association, Stage Directors & Choreographers Society, journalists, educators, and other artistic contributors to Off-Broadway.

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