Durang and Actors' Fund Will Receive 2007 Lucille Lortel Honors; Award Ceremony is May 7

News   Durang and Actors' Fund Will Receive 2007 Lucille Lortel Honors; Award Ceremony is May 7
Bebe Neuwirth and Eric Bogosian will host the 22nd annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway May 7 at New World Stages.
Co-host Bebe Neuwirth.
Co-host Bebe Neuwirth. Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Cut-off date for eligibility is March 31. Nominations will be announced April 3 on www.LortelAward.com. This year, Christopher Durang (Adrift in Macao, Betty's Summer Vacation, Beyond Therapy) will be honored with a star on Playwrights' Sidewalk, in front of the Lucille Lortel Theatre on Christopher Street.

Actors' Fund of America will be presented with a Special Award in honor of 125 years of service.

Awarded since 1986, the Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the League of Off-Broadway Theatres & Producers by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Foundation. Additional support is provided by Theatre Development Fund.

The awards ceremony will begin at 6:30 PM May 7 at New World Stages, 340 W. 50th Street.

The 2007 Lucille Lortel Awards nominating/voting committee is appointed by the League of Off-Broadway Theatres & Producers, the Lucille Lortel Foundation, Actors' Equity Association, Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers, and also includes journalists, educators, and other Off-Broadway theatre professionals.

A nominees' cocktail reception will be held April 23 at Ruth's Chris Steak House at 148 West 51st Street.

Beginning April 3, a limited number of general public tickets, for the ceremony only, will go on sale through the New World Stages box office and Telecharge.com at (212) 239-6200.


Hosts Neuwirth and actor-playwright Bogosian have both made appearances Off-Broadway. She is currently starring in Chicago on Broadway, and his play Talk Radio is currently in previews on Broadway.

Today’s Most Popular News:

Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting playbill.com with your ad blocker.
Thank you!