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Lucille Lortel Awards Feature Asian American Theatre Artists

Nominations for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were announced this week and Asian American theatre garnered their share of nominations.

A complete list and story are in Playbill, but the Asian American artists nabbing nominations include

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play
Ako, God Said This (by Leah Nanako Winkler)

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
George Salazar, Be More Chill

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Stephanie Hsu, Be More Chill

Outstanding Scenic Design
Wilson Chin, Pass Over

Outstanding Lighting Design
Amith Chandrashaker, Boesman and Lena
Lap Chi Chu, Mlima’s Tale
Yi Zhao, The House That Will Not Stand

The Godfather of Asian American Theatre

There's some bio material here: http://wp.me/P5RntU-4G

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