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Wolf Play and Titanique Top List of 2023 Lortel Award Winners

The Lortel Awards honor the best plays and musical off-Broadway.

2023 Lucille Lortel Award winner Marla Mindelle
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The 2023 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out on Sunday, May 7.

Wolf Play was the big winner of the night, earning five Lortel Awards including Outstanding Play, while Titanique earned the Outstanding Musical award. Presenters included 2023 Tony nominees Kevin Cahoon, Crystal Lucas-Perry, Bonnie Milligan, and Arian Moayed, as well as D’Arcy Carden and Tamara Tunie.

Check out the complete list of winners below:

Outstanding Play
Wolf Play

Outstanding Musical

Outstanding Revival
A Raisin in the Sun

Outstanding Director
Dustin Wills – Wolf Play

Outstanding Choreographer
Andy Blankenbuehler – Only Gold

Outstanding Lead Performer in a Play
K. Todd Freeman – Downstate

Outstanding Featured Performer in a Play
Mia Barron – The Coast Starlight

Outstanding Lead Performer in a Musical
Marla Mindelle – Titaníque

Outstanding Featured Performer in a Musical
A.J. Shively – A Man of No Importance

Outstanding Ensemble
Wolf Play
Christopher Bannow, Esco Jouléy, Brian Quijada, Nicole Villamil, Mitchell Winter

Outstanding Scenic Design
You-Shin Chen – Wolf Play

Outstanding Costume Design
Alejo Vietti – Titaníque

Outstanding Lighting Design
Isabella Byrd – Epiphany

Outstanding Sound Design
Kate Marvin – Wolf Play

Outstanding Projection Design
Kameron Neal – Dark Disabled Stories

Lifetime Achievement Award
Stephen McKinley Henderson

Playwrights’ Sidewalk Inductee
Ntozake Shange

Body of Work
A.R.T./New York

Edith Oliver Service to Off-Broadway Award
Victoria Bailey

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