Lucille Lortel Awards, Benefiting Actors Fund, to Be Presented May 1 at the Skirball Center

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The 26th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards, honoring outstanding achievement in Off-Broadway theatre, will be presented May 1 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, NYU, 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square.

The ceremony, which will benefit The Actors Fund, will begin at 7 PM. Audiences can expect performances from various Off-Broadway productions.

Nominations for the annual awards will be announced March 31. A cocktail reception honoring this year's nominees will be held April 11.

Awards are given in the following categories: Play, Musical, Solo Show, Revival, Alternative Theatrical Experience, Director, Choreographer, Lead Actor and Actress, Featured Actor and Actress, Scenic, Costume, Lighting and Sound Design.

The following honorary awards may also be given: Lifetime Achievement, Body of Work (awarded to an institution), the Edith Oliver Award for Sustained Excellence and induction onto the Playwrights’ Sidewalk in front of the Lucille Lortel Theatre in New York City.

Awarded since 1985, the Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Foundation. Tickets for the ceremony, which is open to the public, are $75 and will be available starting April 1 via phone at (212) 352-3101, online at skirballcenter.nyu.edu and in person at the Skirball Center’s Shagan Box Office, at 556 LaGuardia.

For more information visit www.LortelAward.com.

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