THE LUCILLE LORTEL AWARD
Looking Glass Theatre and Founding Artistic Director
Justine Lambert received The Lucille Lortel Award from
The Lucille Lortel Award, established with an endowment given
by Lucille Lortel, carries a $2,500 award to an aspiring woman in
any discipline of theatre who shows great creative promise and
deserves recognition and encouragement for her efforts.
The work of Looking Glass Theatre and Artistic Director
Justine Lambert captured the attention of the Lucille Lortel
Committee of the League, who were unanimous in their vote.
Past recipients of The Lucille Lortel Award include
Melanie Joseph, founder of the Foundry Theatre;
Cara Reichel, founder of Prospect Theatre Company;
and Mandy Hackett, founder of The Underwood Theater.
2008 Best Short Script - The Three Sillies, Aliza Shane
2007 Outstanding Costume Design - Bug Boy Blues, David Withrow
Looking Glass Theatre's production of The Fall received numerous award nominations for the 2005 IT Awards.
Outstanding Actor in a Featured Role - Will Ellis
Outstanding Actress in a Featured Role - Vanessa Daniels
Outstanding Actress in a Featured Role - Beth Glover
Outstanding Original Full-length Script - Kenneth Nowell
Selected as a Recipient of The STAR Initiative from WNYC Radio
Artistic Director Justine Lambert was cited as one of the Top 100
New Yorkers of the Year in 2003 for her work with Looking Glass Theatre.
Beaux Arts Society Award for Best Non-Musical Play
Trifles by Susan Glaspell
Directed by Debra Whitfield, part of an evening of one-acts entitled Lies, Lies, Lies
December 1996/January 1997
OOBR Award for Best Production
The Three Sisters by Anton Chekov
Directed by Justine Lambert
December 1995/January 1996
Best Plays of the Year (Backstage, Irene Backalenick)
As You Like It by William Shakespeare
Directed by Anne Beaumont