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2009 Nominations

Previous Nominees and Recipients

2009 Nominations by Category  |  2009 Nominations by Show  |  2009 Multiple Lucille Lortel Awards Nominations

2009 Nominations by Category
     
Outstanding Play
Animals Out of Paper; Written by Rajiv Joseph; Produced by Second Stage Theatre
 
Becky Shaw; Written by Gina Gionfriddo; Produced by Second Stage Theatre
    Ruined; Written by Lynn Nottage; Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club and Goodman Theatre
 
The Good Negro; Written by Tracey Scott Wilson; Produced by The Public Theater in association with Dallas Theater Center


The Sound and the Fury (April Seventh, 1928); Text by William Faulkner, Created by Elevator Repair Service; Produced by New York Theatre Workshop and Elevator Repair Service
     
Outstanding Musical Fela! A New Musical; Book by Jim Lewis and Bill T. Jones, Music and Lyrics by Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Add'l Music by Aaron Johnson and Jordan McLean, Add'l Lyrics by Jim Lewis; Produced by Ruth and Stephen Hendel and Roy Gabay
 
My Vaudeville Man!; Book by Jeff Hochhauser, Music by Bob Johnston, Lyrics by Bob Johnston and Jeff Hochhauser; Produced by The York Theatre Company and Melanie Herman
   
Road Show; Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by John Weidman; Produced by The Public Theater
   
Saved; Music and Lyrics by Michael Friedman, Book and Lyrics by John Dempsey and Rinne Groff; Produced by Playwrights Horizons in association with Elephant Eye Theatrical
    This Beautiful City; Composer and Lyricist Michael Friedman, Librettist Steve Cosson and Jim Lewis, Created by The Civilians; Produced by Vineyard Theatre



Outstanding Revival
Enter Laughing, The Musical; Book by Joseph Stein, Music and Lyrics by Stan Daniels, Based on the play Enter Laughing by Joseph Stein, from the novel by Carl Reiner; Produced by The York Theatre Company


Othello; Written by William Shakespeare; Produced by Theatre for a New Audience

Our Town; Written by Thornton Wilder; Produced by Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian, Tom Wirtshafter, Ted Snowdon, Eagle Productions, Dena Hammerstein/Pam Pariseau, The Weinstein Company, Burnt Umber Productions, Producers


The Cripple of Inishmaan; Written by Martin McDonagh; Produced by Atlantic Theater Company and Druid Theatre Company


The Glass Cage; Written by J.B. Priestley; Produced by Mint Theater Company



 Outstanding Solo Show
  Humor Abuse; Created by Lorenzo Pisoni and Erica Schmidt, Performed by Lorenzo Pisoni; Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club


Sleepwalk With Me; Written and Performed by Mike Birbiglia; Produced by Eli Gonda, Ryan Scott Warren, Marc Turtletaub, Peter Saraf, and Nathan Lane



Outstanding Director  
Arin Arbus, Othello
    David Cromer, Our Town
 
Garry Hynes, The Cripple of Inishmaan
 
Kate Whoriskey, Ruined
   
Robert Woodruff, Chair
     
Outstanding Choreographer
Martha Clarke, Garden of Earthly Delights
  Bill T. Jones, Fela! A New Musical
   
Janet Miller, The Marvelous Wonderettes
   
Lynne Taylor-Corbett and Shonn Wiley, My Vaudeville Man!
   
Sergio Trujillo, Saved



Outstanding Lead Actor  
Ned Eisenberg,Othello
 
Josh Grisetti, Enter Laughing, The Musical


Brian d'Arcy James, Port Authority
 
Sahr Ngaujah, Fela! A New Musical
    John Douglas Thompson, Othello
     
Outstanding Lead Actress   Ellen Burstyn, The Little Flower of East Orange
    Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Ruined
 
Carmen M. Herlihy, crooked
   
Kellie Overbey, The Savannah Disputation
 
Annie Parisse, Becky Shaw
     
Outstanding Featured Actor
Utkarsh Ambudkar, Animals Out of Paper
    Francois Battiste, The Good Negro
    John McMartin, Saturn Returns
  Aaron Monaghan, The Cripple of Inishmaan
    Thomas Sadoski, Becky Shaw
     
Outstanding Featured Actress
Annika Boras, Chair
  Kerry Condon, The Cripple of Inishmaan
    Lisa Emery, Distracted
 
Mamie Gummer, Uncle Vanya
 
Juliet Rylance, Othello
     
Outstanding Scenic Design   Beowulf Boritt, Animals Out of Paper
    Marina Draghici, Fela! A New Musical
  Roger Hanna, The Glass Cage
   
James Schuette, Wig Out!
    David Zinn, Chair/span>
     
Outstanding Costume Design   Marina Draghici, Fela! A New Musical
    Ann Hould-Ward, Road Show
    Toni-Leslie James, Wig Out!
    Karen Perry,The First Breeze of Summer
 
Theresa Squire, Rafta, Rafta...
     
Outstanding Lighting Design   Christopher Akerlind, Garden of Earthly Delights
   
Mark Barton, Chair
 
Lap Chi Chu, The Good Negro
    Marcus Doshi, Othello
    Jason Lyons, Mourning Becomes Electra
     
Outstanding Sound Design   Quentin Chiappetta, Irena's Vow
  John Gromada, Shipwrecked! An Entertainment
 
Robert Kaplowitz, Wig Out!
    Jane Shaw, The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd


Matt Tierney, The Sound and the Fury (April Seventh, 1928)
     
     
Outstanding Body of Work Star Denotes Recipient The Lark Play Development Center
     
Edith Oliver Award for Sustained Excellence Star Denotes Recipient Ira Weitzman



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2009 Nominations By Show    
     
Othello (6 Nominations)  
Outstanding Revival
   
Outstanding Director
   Star Denotes Recipient Outstanding Lead Actor (2)
 
Outstanding Featured Actress
   
Outstanding Lighting Design



Fela! A New Musical (5 Nominations) Star Denotes Recipient Outstanding Musical

Star Denotes Recipient Outstanding Choreographer
   
Outstanding Lead Actor

  Outstanding Scenic Design

Star Denotes Recipient Outstanding Costume Design
   

Chair (4 Nominations)
Outstanding Director
    Outstanding Featured Actress
 
Outstanding Scenic Design


Outstanding Lighting Design



The Cripple of Inishmaan (4 Nominations)   Outstanding Revival
    Outstanding Director
  Star Denotes Recipient Outstanding Featured Actor

Star Denotes Recipient Outstanding Featured Actress



Animals Out of Paper (3 Nominations)
Outstanding Play


Outstanding Featured Actor


Outstanding Scenic Design



Becky Shaw (3 Nominations)
Outstanding Play


Outstanding Lead Actress
    Outstanding Featured Actor



Ruined (3 Nominations) Star Denotes Recipient Outstanding Play


Outstanding Director

Star Denotes Recipient Outstanding Lead Actress
     
The Good Negro (3 Nominations)  
Outstanding Play


Outstanding Featured Actor

  Outstanding Scenic Design



Wig Out! (3 Nominations)
Outstanding Scenic Design


Outstanding Costume Design

  Outstanding Sound Design



Enter Laughing, The Musical (2 Nominations)   Outstanding Revival

  Outstanding Lead Actor

 
Garden of Earthly Delights (2 Nominations)   Outstanding Choreographer

Star Denotes Recipient Outstanding Lighting Design

 
My Vaudeville Man! (2 Nominations)   Outstanding Musical

  Outstanding Choreographer

 
Our Town (2 Nominations) Star Denotes Recipient Outstanding Revival

Star Denotes Recipient Outstanding Director
     
Road Show (2 Nominations)
Outstanding Musical


Outstanding Costume Design



Saved (2 Nominations)
Outstanding Musical


Outstanding Choreographer



The Glass Cage (2 Nominations)
Outstanding Revival

Star Denotes Recipient Outstanding Scenic Design



The Sound and the Fury (April Seventh, 1928) (2 Nominations)   Outstanding Play


Outstanding Sound Design



crooked (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Lead Actress



Distracted (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Featured Actress



Humor Abuse (1 Nomination)  Star Denotes Recipient Outstanding Solo Show



Irena's Vow (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Sound Design



Mourning Becomes Electra (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Lighting Design



Rafta, Rafta... (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Costume Design

 
Saturn Returns (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Featured Actor



Shipwrecked! An Entertainment (1 Nomination) Star Denotes Recipient Outstanding Sound Design



Sleepwalk with Me (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Solo Show



The First Breeze of Summer (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Costume Design



The Little Flower of East Orange (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Lead Actress



The Marvelous Wonderettes (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Choreographer



The Savannah Disputation (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Lead Actress



The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Sound Design



This Beautiful City (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Musical



Uncle Vanya (1 Nomination)
Outstanding Featured Actress






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2009 Multiple Lucille Lortel Awards Nominations
Othello (6)
Fela! A New Musical (5)
Chair (4)
The Cripple of Inishmaan (4)
Animals Out of Paper (3)
Becky Shaw (3)
Ruined (3)
The Good Negro (3)
Wig Out! (3)
Enter Laughing, The Musical (2)
Garden of Earthly Delights (2)
My Vaudeville Man! (2)
Our Town (2)
Road Show (2)
Saved (2)
The Glass Cage (2)
The Sound and the Fury (April Seventh, 1928) (2)





   


   
 
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