Tisch Drama Alumni Earn Lucille Lortel Award Nominations

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2020

Eighteen Tisch Drama alumni and a current student earned or were affiliated with nominations for the 35th Lucille Lortel Awards, which recognizes excellence in New York Off-Broadway theatre. 

Winners will be announced May 3.

Congratulations to the following alumni and members of the Tisch Drama Community!

Outstanding Play
Emily Davis (Class of 2008), Actor – Is This A Room 

Outstanding Musical
Annie Tippe (Class of 2010), Director
Kim Blanck (Class of 2011), Actor
Alex Gibson (Class of 2014), Actor
Christopher Bowser, Lighting Designer 

Soft Power
Trevor Salter (Class of 2014), Actor
Stephen Brackett (Class of 2002), Director 

Into The Green
Grace McLean, Actor
Rachel Duddy, Actor
Mia Pak (Current Student), Actor
Hannah Whitney, Actor 

Outstanding Revival
Little Shop of Horrors
Kris Roberts (Class of 2008), Actor
Eric Wright (Class of 2013), Actor

Mac Beth
Sophie Kelly-Hedrick (Class of 2010), Actor
Jessica Pabst (Class of 2003), Costume Designer

Outstanding Solo Show
Michael Benjamin Washington (Class of 2001), Actor – Fires In The Mirror 

Outstanding Director
Stephen Brackett (Class of 2002) – A Strange Loop
Annie Tippe (Class of 2010) – Octet

Outstanding Choreography
Sam Pinkleton (Class of 2008) – Soft Power 

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play
Raul Esparza (Class of 1992) – Seared

Outstanding Featured Actor In A Play
Garcia – Continuity

Outstanding Leader Actress in a Musical
Grace McLean – Into The Green 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Alex Gibson (Class of 2011) – Octet

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Jake Armstrong Johnson (Class of 2011) – Scotland PA

You can watch the awards here at 7 p.m. on May 3.

*We apologize for any omissions. Please email additions or edits to hgg2@nyu.edu.