Theatre for a New Audience Leads Lucille Lortel Award Nominations

lortel-photo-collage-200x432.jpgThe 2009 Lucille Lortel Award nominations have been announced, and Theatre for a New Audience has been honored with ten nominations for our work this season—more than any other company!

Othello, which performed a sold-out run earlier this year and returns this month for a sold-out remount at The Duke on 42nd Street, received six nominations, including Outstanding Revival. Chair, which played at the same theatre in December, received four nominations.

The Lortel Awards, recognizing outstanding work Off-Broadway, will be presented on Sunday, May 3 at the Marriott Marquis. This year’s ceremony will benefit The Actors Fund.

Outstanding Revival
Outstanding Director (Arin Arbus)
Outstanding Lead Actor (Ned Eisenberg)
Outstanding Lead Actor (John Douglas Thompson)
Outstanding Featured Actress (Juliet Rylance)
Outstanding Lighting Design (Marcus Doshi)

Outstanding Director (Robert Woodruff)
Outstanding Featured Actress (Annika Boras)
Outstanding Scenic Design (David Zinn)
Outstanding Lighting Design (Mark Barton)

Above: John Douglas Thompson, Juliet Rylance, and Ned Eisenberg in Othello; Stephanie Roth Haberle in Chair. Photos by Gerry Goodstein.