2017 Lucille Lortel Awards set for 5/7

2/2/2017 11:20am

The Off-Broadway League has announced details for the 2017 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The 32nd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards, hosted by Taran Killam, will be handed out on Sun May 7 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00 PM. Among the special honors to be presented this year – Costume Designer, William Ivey Long, will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Lynn Nottage will be inducted onto the famed Playwrights’ Sidewalk in front of the Lucille Lortel Theatre. Theater Executive Harold Wolpert will be honored with the Edith Oliver Service to Off-Broadway Award.  Mr. Wolpert recently stepped down from his post as Managing Director of the Roundabout Theatre Company after 11 years. President of the Off-Broadway League, Adam Hess, also announced that the awards will be adding the new category of Outstanding Projection Design.  For tickets & more info, please visit www.nyuskirball.org. Press contact: Felicia Pollack/ID (646/723-3811)