2022 Lucille Lortel Award Winners for Off Broadway: English, Kimberly Akimbo, Twilight LA 1992

“English” won outstanding play, “Kimberly Akimbo” won outstanding musical, as well as outstanding performer and featured performer in a musical, and “Twilight Los Angeles 1992” won best revival at the 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. Four women swept the individual performing categories, which for the first time did not distinguish by gender. “Oratorio for Living Things” won three awards, for best director, best ensemble and best sound design. Full list below:

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Outstanding Play

English, Atlantic Theater

Outstanding Musical

Kimberly Akimbo, Atlantic Theater

Outstanding Revival

Twilight: Los Angeles 1992, Signature

Outstanding Solo Show

Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord

Outstanding Director

Lee Sunday Evans, Oratorio For Living Things

Outstanding Choreographer

Bill T. Jones, Black No More

Outstanding Lead Performer in a Play

Shannon Tyo, The Chinese Lady

Outstanding Featured Performer in a Play

Francis Benhamou, Prayer for the French Republic

Outstanding Lead Performer in a Musical

Victoria Clark, Kimberly Akimbo

Outstanding Featured Performer in a Musical

Bonnie Milligan – Kimberly Akimbo

Outstanding Ensemble

Oratorio For Living Things, Ars Nova

Outstanding Scenic Design

Adam Rigg – On Sugarland

Outstanding Costume Design

Gregory Gale, Fairycakes

Outstanding Lighting Design

Isabella Byrd, Sanctuary City

Outstanding Sound Design

Nick Kourtides, Oratorio For Living Things

Outstanding Projection Design

Shawn Duan, Letters of Suresh


Lifetime Achievement Award

Deirdre O’Connell

Playwrights’ Sidewalk Inductee

David Henry Hwang

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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