Awards & Citations

2012 Lucille Lortel Nomination: “Best Choreography,” Annie-B Parson, The Broken Heart
Off-Broadway Alliance Award:
“Best Revival of a Play,” Cymbeline
2011 OBIE Award: “Sustained Excellence of Performance” F. Murray Abraham
Drama League Award Nomination: “Distinguished Performance by an Actor,” Bill Camp, Notes From Underground
Elliot Norton Award (Boston, MA): “Outstanding Actress,” Kate MacCluggage, The Merchant of Venice
Elliot Norton Award Nominations (Boston, MA):  Outstanding Visiting Production, The Merchant of Venice; “Outstanding Actor,” F. Murray Abraham, The Merchant of Venice; “Outstanding Director,” Darko Tresnjak, The Merchant of Venice; “Outstanding Design,” John Lee Beatty (set), Linda Cho (costumes), David Weiner (lighting), Jane Shaw (sound/composer), Matthew Myhrum (video artist), Charles LaPointe (hair and wig design)
by Milton Glaser
2010 OBIE Award: “Sustained Excellence of Performance” Rocco Sisto, Measure for Measure
Lucille Lortel Nomination: “Outstanding Revival of a Play” Measure for Measure, “Outstanding Choreography” The Broken Heart, Annie-B Parson
2009 OBIE Awards: “Performance” John Douglas Thompson for Othello; Special Citations awarded to director David Esbjornson and actor Christian Camargo for Hamlet.
Drama Desk Nomination: “Outstanding Lighting Design in a Play” Hamlet, Marcus Doshi
Drama League Nominations: “Distinguished Production of a Play” Chair; “Distinguished Performance by an Actor” John Douglas Thompson, Othello; “Distinguished Performance by an Actor” Christian Camargo, Hamlet; “Distinguished Performance by an Actor” Bruce Myers, The Grand Inquisitor
Lucille Lortel Award: “Outstanding Lead Actor” John Douglas Thompson, Othello
Lucille Lortel Nominations: “Outstanding Director“ Robert Woodruff, Chair; “Outstanding Featured Actress” Annika Boras, Chair; “Outstanding Scenic Design” David Zinn, Chair; “Outstanding Lighting Design” Mark Barton, Chair; “Outstanding Revival of a Play” Othello; “Outstanding Director” Arin Arbus, Othello; “Outstanding Lead Actor” Ned Eisenberg, Othello; “Outstanding Featured Actress” Juliet Rylance, Othello; “Outstanding Lighting Design” Marcus Doshi, Othello.
Calloway Awards: “Best Performances in a Classic Play” Kate Forbes, Othello; “Best Performances in a Classic Play” John Douglas Thompson, Othello.
2008 OBIE Award: “Performance” LisaGay Hamilton for Ohio State Murders.
Lucille Lortel Award: “Outstanding Revival of a Play” Ohio State Murders
Lucille Lortel Nomination: “Outstanding Lead Actress” LisaGay Hamilton, Ohio State Murders.
Audelco Award Nominations: “Best Dramatic Production” Oroonoko, Kate Whoriskey “Direction of a Dramatic Production” Oroonoko, Donald Holder “Lighting Design” Oroonoko, Emilio Sosa “Costume Design” Oroonoko, Fabian Obispo “Sound Design” Oroonoko, Albert Jones “Leading Actor” Oroonoko, John Douglas Thompson “Supporting Actor” Oroonoko; “Leading Actress” LisaGay Hamilton, Ohio State Murders; “Supporting Actress” Cherise Boothe, Ohio State Murders
2007 OBIE Award: “Set and Costume Design” Rae Smith, Oliver Twist
Drama League Nominations: “Distinguished Revival of a Play” The Merchant of Venice; “Distinguished Performance by an Actor,” F. Murray Abraham, The Merchant of Venice/The Jew of Malta.
Drama Desk Nomination: “Outstanding Music for a Play” Gerard McBurney, Oliver Twist
Lucille Lortel Nomination: “Outstanding Lead Actress” Laila Robins, Sore Throats
2006 Drama League Nomination: “Distinguished Revival of a Play” All’s Well That Ends Well.
2005 OBIE Awards: “Best Actor” Jeremy Shamos for Engaged; “Best Set Design” John Lee Beatty, Engaged; “Best Lighting Design” Rui Rita, Engaged; “Best Sound Design” Guy Sherman, Engaged; “Best Costume Design” Catherine Zuber, Engaged.
Drama Desk Nomination: “Outstanding Actor in a Play” John Turturro, Souls of Naples.
Drama League Nominations: “Distinguished Production of a Play” Švejk; “Distinguished Performance” Stephen Spinella, Švejk
2004 Lucille Lortel Nominations: “Outstanding Revival” Engaged; “Outstanding Costume Design” Anita Yavich, Švejk.
John Houseman Award to Artistic Director Jeffrey Horowitz for “profound commitment to the development of American classical actors and an audience for the theater.”
2003 Lucille Lortel Nominations: “Outstanding Revival” Don Juan; “Outstanding Scenic Design” Christopher Akerlind, Don Juan; “Outstanding Lighting Design” Christopher Akerlind, Don Juan.
Drama Desk Nomination: “Outstanding Sound Design” Mark Bennett, Julius Caesar.
Callaway Award: Earl Hindman, “Best Classical Performance” for Julius Caesar.
2002 Lucille Lortel Awards: “Outstanding Revival” Cymbeline; “Outstanding Costume Design” Elizabeth Caitlin Ward, Cymbeline.
Lucille Lortel Nominations: “Outstanding Director” Bartlett Sher, Cymbeline; “Outstanding Featured Actor” Andrew Weems, Cymbeline.
Drama Desk Nominations: “Outstanding Revival of a Play” Cymbeline; “Outstanding Director of a Play” Bartlett Sher, Cymbeline; “Outstanding Music in a Play” Peter John Still, Cymbeline
Callaway Award: “Outstanding Direction” Bartlett Sher, Cymbeline
2001 OBIE Awards: “The Ross Wetzsteon Award for Sustained Excellence” Theatre for a New Audience; “Outstanding Scenic Design” Douglas Stein, Saved
Drama League Nomination: “Distinguished Production of a Revival” Saved; Drama League Citation for “Outstanding Performance” Amy Ryan, Saved
Callaway Awards: “Outstanding Classical Performances” Myra Carter, King John; Byron Jennings, Waste for the 1999-2000 season
Irene Sharaff Award: “Young Master Award” Constance Hoffman, Costume Design, The Green Bird and several Shakespeare productions for Theatre for a New Audience
2000 Tony Award Nomination: “Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play” Derek Smith, The Green Bird on Broadway
Outer Critics Circle Award and Tony Award Nomination for “Best Costume Design” Constance Hoffman, The Green Birdon Broadway
OBIE Awards: “Outstanding Performance” Byron Jennings, Waste; “Outstanding Play” Harley Granville-Barker, Waste; “Sustained Excellence in Lighting Design” Christopher Ackerland, Waste and King John
Drama League Nomination: “Distinguished Production of a Play” Waste
Drama Desk Award Nomination: “Outstanding Revival of a Play” Waste
Lucille Lortel Award: “Outstanding Costume Design” Martin Pakledinaz, Waste
Clarence Dewert Award: Derek Smith, King John and The Green Bird.
St. Claire Bayfield Award: “Outstanding Classical Performance” Anne Dudek, The Iphigenia Cycle
1999 Municipal Art Society: “Certificate of Merit” for contributions to New York City’s youth.
1998 In Theatre’s “Alexis Greene’s Top Ten of 1998” for Richard III.
1996 SSDC Callaway Award: “Outstanding Director” Julie Taymor, The Green Bird
St. Claire Bayfield Award: “Outstanding Shakespearean Performance” Nicholas Kepros, Measure for Measure.
Outer Critics Circle, Drama League, and Drama Desk Nominations for “Best Play” and “Outstanding Design,” The Green Bird, directed by Julie Taymor.
Drama League Citation and OBIE Award for “Outstanding Performance,” Derek Smith in The Green Bird.
1995 The New York Post’s “Clive Barnes’ The Ten Best of Off-Broadway” for Henry VI, directed by Barry Kyle.
Drama Desk Nominations: Henry VI
St. Mark’s Day Award: “Outstanding Community Service”
Callaway Award: “Best Classical Performance” Robert Stattel, Titus Andronicus.
1994 Lucille Lortel Award: “Outstanding Body of Work”
1993 Lucille Lortel Award: “Outstanding Revival of a Play” Henry V, directed by Barry KyleThe New York Post’s “Clive Barnes’ The Ten Best of Off-Broadway” for Henry V.
1990 Arts and Business Council Encore Award: “Outstanding Contributions to the Arts.”
1988 The Boston Herald’s “Best of Boston” for The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Julie Taymor
1987 OBIE grant: “Artistic Achievement

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996 SSDC Callaway Award to Julie Taymor for Outstanding Director, The Green Bird.

St. Claire Bayfield Award for “Outstanding Shakespearean Performance,” Nicholas Kepros  in Measure for Measure.

Outer Critics Circle, Drama League, and Drama Desk Nominations for “Best Play” and “Outstanding Design,” The Green Bird, directed by Julie Taymor.

Drama League Citation and OBIE Award for “Outstanding Performance,” Derek Smith in The Green Bird.