KPOP, Cost of Living, School Girls Among 2018 Lucille Lortel Award Winners

Awards   KPOP, Cost of Living, School Girls Among 2018 Lucille Lortel Award Winners
 
The 33rd annual ceremony celebrated the best of the 2017–2018 Off-Broadway season.
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Ashley Park Ben Arons

The 33rd annual Lucille Lortel Awards, honoring the best of Off-Broadway, were held May 6 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

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Abena Mensah-Bonsu, Mirirai Sithole, and Paige Gilbert Joan Marcus

Among the night's big winners were the musical KPOP, which took home three awards including Outstanding Musical, and School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play and the Pulitzer-winning Cost of Living, which earned two wins each, including a tie for Outstanding Play.

SEE THE FULL LIST OF NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2018 LUCILLE LORTEL AWARDS

KPOP, which had received the most nominations this year with nine, celebrated additional wins for its two stars: Ashley Park, who is Tony-nominated this year for her performance in Mean Girls, and Jason Tam. Cost of Living's Gregg Mozgala and School Girls' Mirirai Sithole also were also recognized for their performances.

Meanwhile, the New York Theatre Workshop presentation of Amy Herzog's Mary Jane was the recipient of three awards: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play for Carrie Coon, Outstanding Director for Anne Kauffman, and Outstanding Sound Design for Leah Gelpe.

As previously announced, the ceremony also posthumously elected composer Michael Friedman onto the Playwrights’ Sidewalk in front of the Lucille Lortel Theatre and honored Tony-winning playwright and performer Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues) and the longstanding Off-Broadway company WP Theater.

See below for the full list of winners.

Outstanding Play (TIE)
Cost of Living
Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club in association with Williamstown Theatre Festival
Written by Martyna Majok

School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play
Produced by MCC Theater
Written by Jocelyn Bioh

Outstanding Musical
KPOP
Produced by Ars Nova in association with Ma-Yi Theater Company and Woodshed Collective
Conceived by Woodshed Collective and Jason Kim, book by Jason Kim, music and lyrics by Helen Park and Max Vernon, immersive design by Woodshed Collective

Outstanding Revival
Jesus Hopped The 'A' Train
Produced by Signature Theatre
Written by Stephen Adly Guirgis

Outstanding Solo Show
Harry Clarke
Produced by Vineyard Theatre in association with Audible
Written by David Cale, performed by Billy Crudup

Outstanding Director
Anne Kauffman, Mary Jane

Outstanding Choreographer
Sonya Tayeh, The Lucky Ones

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play
Sean Carvajal, Jesus Hopped The ‘A’ Train

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Carrie Coon and Susan Pourfar Joan Marcus

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play
Carrie Coon, Mary Jane

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Gregg Mozgala, Cost of Living

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Mirirai Sithole, School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical
Damon Daunno, The Lucky Ones

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical
Ashley Park, KPOP

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Jason Tam, KPOP

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Tiffany Mann, Jerry Springer – The Opera

Outstanding Scenic Design
Louisa Thompson, In The Blood

Outstanding Costume Design
Dede M. Ayite, School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play

Outstanding Lighting Design
Alan C. Edwards, Harry Clarke

Outstanding Sound Design
Leah Gelpe, Mary Jane

Outstanding Projection Design
Hannah Wasileski, Pipeline

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