2019 Lucille Lortel Award Winners: Pass Over, Rags Parkland, Carmen Jones

Pass Over won outstanding play, Rags Parkland outstanding musical and Carmen Jones won outstanding revival in the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Juan Castano, Anika Noni Rose and Steven Skybell led performance categories.


Full list of winners:

Outstanding Play

Pass Over

Outstanding Musical

Rags Parkland Sings The Songs Of The Future

Outstanding Revival

Carmen Jones

Outstanding Solo Show


Outstanding Director

Lee Sunday Evans, Dance Nation

Outstanding Choreographer

Rick and Jeff Kuperman, Alice By Heart

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play

Juan Castano, Transfers

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play

Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Marys Seacole

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Gabriel Ebert, Pass Over

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

Crystal Lucas-Perry, Ain’t No Mo’

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical

Steven Skybell, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical

Anika Noni Rose, Carmen Jones

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

George Salazar, Be More Chill

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Soara-Joye Ross, Carmen Jones

Outstanding Scenic Design

Arnulfo Maldonado, Sugar In Our Wounds

Outstanding Costume Design

A tie:

Montana Levi Blanco, The House That Will Not Stand


Paloma Young, Alice By Heart

Outstanding Lighting Design

Lap Chi Chu, Mlima’s Tale

Outstanding Sound Design

Dan Moses Schreier, Carmen Jones

Outstanding Projection Design

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

Byrne accepting the award: “I love an Off Broadway show because you can wraps your arms around it and give it a hug. It feels like family put together through hard work from so many.”

The Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were created in 1985 by the Off-Broadway League. List of 2019 Lortel nominations

New York Theater Awards Guide and 2019 Calendar

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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