Friday, April 3, 2009

Congratulations Lucille Lortel award nominees

Congratulations to this year's Lucille Lortel award nominees celebrating the best of Off Broadway theater!

And extra special kudos to these SCR-affiliated artists:

** Lynn Nottage for Outstanding Play - "Ruined"
** Kate Whoriskey for Outstanding Director - "Ruined"

Lynn's work-in-progress, "By The Way, Meet Vera Stark," was seen at SCR at the 2008 Pacific Playwrights Festival. SCR presented the world premiere of "Intimate Apparel" (which was directed by Kate Whoriskey) and also "Crumbs from the Table of Joy."

Kate, an Associate Artist at SCR, also directed the staged reading of "Emilie – La Marquise Du Châtelet Defends Her Life at the Petit Théâtre at Cirey Tonight" at the 2008 Festival and productions of "The Piano Teacher," "The Clean House," "Life is a Dream," "Antigone" and "The Caucasian Chalk Circle."

** Lorenzo Pisoni for Outstanding Solo Show - "Humor Abuse"

Lorenzo appeared last season in the world premiere of Richard Greenberg's "The Injured Party."

** Lap Chi Chu for Outstanding Lighting Design - "The Good Negro"

Lap is currently at SCR designing the lighting for the world premiere of Richard Greenberg's "Our Mother's Brief Affair." Lap has designed many shows at SCR, including "System Wonderland," "Dead Man's Cell Phone," "What They Have," and "The Importance of Being Earnest."

For a complete list of nominees:


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