first_img Nominations for the 31st annual Lucille Lortel Awards, honoring the best of the off-Broadway season, were announced on March 30. Stephen Karam’s The Humans led the pack with six nominations, although it did not receive a nod for Outstanding Play. The production is currently playing Broadway’s Helen Hayes Theatre. Meanwhile, César Alvarez’s Futurity received the most nominations for off-Broadway musicals with five nods. The Lortel Awards will be presented at the NYU Skirball Center on May 1.The nominations are as follows:Outstanding PlayThe Christians, Written by Lucas HnathEclipsed, Written by Danai GuriraGloria, Written by Branden Jacobs-JenkinsGuards at the Taj, Written by Rajiv JosephJohn, Written by Annie BakerOutstanding MusicalFuturity, Music by César Alvarez with The Lisps, Lyrics and Book by César AlvarezIowa, Written by Jenny Schwartz, Music by Todd Almond, Lyrics by Todd Almond and Jenny SchwartzSouthern Comfort, Book and Lyrics by Dan Collins, Music by Julianne Wick Davis, Based on the Film by Kate Davis, Conceived for the Stage by Robert DuSold and Thomas CarusoTappin’ Thru Life, Written by Maurice HinesThe Wildness: Sky-Pony’s Rock Fairy Tale, Text by Kyle Jarrow & Lauren Worsham, Songs by Kyle JarrowOutstanding Revival’Tis Pity She’s a Whore, Written by John FordCloud Nine, Written by Caryl ChurchillMother Courage And Her Children, Written by Bertolt Brecht, Translated by John WillettThe Robber Bridegroom, Book and Lyrics by Alfred Uhry, Music by Robert WaldmanWomen Without Men, Written by Hazel EllisOutstanding Solo ShowThe Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, Written and Performed by James LecesneForever, Created and Performed by Dael OrlandersmithGrounded, Written by George Brant, Performed by Anne HathawayMike Birbiglia: Thank God For Jokes, Written and Performed by Mike BirbigliaOutstanding DirectorRachel Chavkin, The RoyaleAnne Kauffman, Marjorie PrimeAmy Morton, Guards at the TajLiesl Tommy, EclipsedEric Tucker, Bedlam’s Sense & SensibilityOutstanding ChoreographerAlexandra Beller, Bedlam’s Sense & SensibilityMartha Clarke, Angel ReapersMaurice Hines, Tappin’ Thru LifePaul McGill, The Legend of Georgia McBrideDavid Neumann, FuturityOutstanding Lead Actor in a PlayDenis Arndt, HeisenbergReed Birney, The HumansTimothée Chalamet, Prodigal SonAndrew Garman, The ChristiansEd Harris, Buried ChildOutstanding Lead Actress in a PlayIto Aghayere, FamiliarGeorgia Engel, JohnJayne Houdyshell, The HumansChinasa Ogbuagu, SojournersPhylicia Rashad, Head of PassesOutstanding Lead Actor in a MusicalGabriel Ebert, PreludesMichael C. Hall, LazarusMaurice Hines, Tappin’ Thru LifeMichael Luwoye, Invisible ThreadSteven Pasquale, The Robber BridegroomOutstanding Lead Actress in a MusicalSophia Anne Caruso, LazarusAlison Fraser, First Daughter SuiteAnnette O’Toole, Southern ComfortMary Testa, First Daughter SuiteSammy Tunis, FuturityOutstanding Featured Actor in a PlaySanjit De Silva, Dry PowderJonathan Hogan, Hold On To Me DarlingMatt McGrath, The Legend of Georgia McBridePaul Sparks, Buried ChildC.J. Wilson, Hold On To Me DarlingOutstanding Featured Actress in a PlayAlana Arenas, Head of PassesLauren Klein, The HumansJeanine Serralles, GloriaLois Smith, JohnMyra Lucretia Taylor, FamiliarOutstanding Featured Actor in a MusicalGreg Hildreth, The Robber BridegroomJeffrey Kuhn, Southern ComfortOr Matias, PreludesChris Sarandon, PreludesKevin Zak, Clinton the MusicalOutstanding Featured Actress in a MusicalEisa Davis, PreludesKaren Kandel, FuturityLeslie Kritzer, GiganticLeslie Kritzer, The Robber BridegroomAnnie McNamara, IowaOutstanding Scenic DesignMimi Lien, JohnTimothy R. Mackabee, Guards at the TajG.W. Mercier, Head of PassesEmily Orling and Matt Saunders, FuturityDavid Zinn, The HumansOutstanding Costume DesignMartha Hally, Women Without MenToni-Leslie James, First Daughter SuiteClint Ramos, EclipsedAnita Yavich, The Legend of Georgia McBrideDonna Zakowska, Angel ReapersOutstanding Lighting DesignChristopher Akerlind, GroundedMark Barton, JohnBen Stanton, The Legend of Georgia McBrideJustin Townsend, The HumansDavid Weiner, Guards at the TajOutstanding Sound DesignMatt Hubbs, The RoyaleRob Milburn and Michael Bodeen, Guards at the TajFitz Patton, The HumansWill Pickens, GroundedBray Poor, BuzzerSPECIAL AWARDSOutstanding Alternative Theatrical ExperienceAngel Reapers By Martha Clarke and Alfred UhryPeter Nigrini, Projection Design, GroundedHONORARY AWARDSLifetime Achievement AwardJames HoughtonPlaywrights’ Sidewalk InducteeSuzan-Lori ParksNOMINATIONS BY SHOW TITLE TOTAL:The Humans: 6Futurity: 5Guards at the Taj: 5John: 5The Legend of Georgia McBride: 4Preludes: 4The Robber Bridegroom: 4Eclipsed: 3First Daughter Suite: 3Grounded: 3Head of Passes: 3Southern Comfort: 3Tappin’ Thru Life: 3Angel Reapers: 2Bedlam’s Sense & Sensibility: 2Buried Child: 2The Christians: 2Familiar: 2Gloria: 2Hold On To Me Darling: 2Iowa: 2Lazarus: 2The Royale: 2Women Without Men: 2Single nominations: ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore; The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey; Buzzer; Clinton The Musical; Cloud Nine; Dry Powder; Forever; Gigantic; Heisenberg; Invisible Thread; Marjorie Prime; Mike Birbiglia: Thank God For Jokes; Mother Courage And Her Children 1; Prodigal Son 1; Sojourners; The Wildness: Sky-Pony’s Rock Fairy Tale ‘The Humans’ View Commentslast_img