Lucille Lortel

Lucille Lortel


Lucille Lortel, dubbed "Queen of Off-Broadway" for her early and continuing efforts to produce and promote new or underappreciated playwrights in Manhattan's smaller-venue professional theatres, died April 4, 1999, at New York Presbyterian Hospital after a brief illness.

  • Born: 1901
  • Death: Apr 4, 1999


Outer Critics Circle
1994 Special Award Winner
Theatre World Awards
1985 Theatre World Special Award Winner