Off-Broadway Honored at 31st Lucille Lortel Awards

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Lucille Lortel Awards: Hot on Guards at the Taj & The Robber Bridegroom

Big winners this year included Atlantic Theater Company’s Guards at the Taj (Outstanding Play, Scenic Design by Tim Mackabee, Lighting Design by David Weiner, Sound Design by Rob Milburn/Michael Bodeen) and Roundabout Theatre Company’s The Robber Bridegroom (Outstanding Revival of a Musical) landing an Outstanding Lead Actor Award for heartthrob Steven Pasquale and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Award for ditzy, funny lady Leslie Kritzer.

On May 1st awards were presented in 18 categories (see complete list and lots of photos  by JK Clarke) and hosted by Zachary Levi, star of  She Loves Me. The event is a benefit for The Actors Fund.

Some of the biggest, brightest stars from stage and screen presented, i.e., Matt Bogart, Daveed Diggs, Kathryn Erbe, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Danai Guirira, Laura Linney, Molly Ringwald, Michael Shannon, Marlo Thomas, Michael Urie, Carol Kane, Cynthia Erivo, to name a few.  And it was quite a fashion show!

The Red Carpet arrivals were well attended, including nominees and winners.

Photos galore!!

Red Carpet at the Lucille Lortel Awards


  • Sandi Durell

    Sandi Durell is Publisher/Editor of and has been writing, reviewing, producing, having a voice in the theater, cabaret and entertainment communities for over 25+ years. She is a Voting Member of the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards; member of the American Theatre Critics Association. Sandi is a producer of Broadway & Hollywood Live! Revues (; has produced numerous Songwriter Events for the American Popular Song Society (APSS – formerly New York Sheet Music Society on which she is a Board member); the benefit CD “Our Heart Sings;” is a producer on the Award winning film “Broadway the Golden Age” (with Rick McKay) and has produced a variety of entertainment events for most of her career. She is a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women, Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU – Advisory Board),100+ year old Dutch Treat Club, The Lambs; an occasional theater “angel” and has had a career as a vocalist-performer. Her column can also be found at

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