1996-1997 Awards

Best Actor – MusicalRobert Cuccioli Jekyll & Hyde
Sam Harris The Life
Gregory Harrison Steel Pier
James Naughton Chicago
Best Actor – PlayChristopher Plummer Barrymore
Frank Langella Present Laughter
David Morse How I Learned to Drive
Anthony Sher Stanley
Best Actress – MusicalBebe Neuwirth Chicago
Linda Eder Jekyll & Hyde
Pamela Isaacs The Life
Karen Ziemba Steel Pier
Best Actress – PlayJanet McTeer A Doll’s House
Dana Ivey The Last Night of Ballyhoo
Kate Nelligan An American Daughter
Mary-Louise Parker How I Learned to Drive
Best Broadway Musical The Life
Jekyll & Hyde
Steel Pier
Best Broadway Play The Last Night of Ballyhoo
An American Daughter
Taking Sides
Best ChoreographyAnn Reinking Chicago
Joey McKneely The Life
Joey Pizzi Jekyll & Hyde
Susan Stroman Steel Pier
Best Costume DesignHoward Crabtree Howard Crabtree’s When Pigs Fly
Jane Greenwood The Last Night of Ballyhoo
Stewart Laing Titanic
Peter Kaczorowski Steel Pier
Best Director – MusicalWalter Bobbie Chicago
Michael Blakemore The Life
Scott Ellis Steel Pier
Richard Jones Titanic
Robin Phillips Jekyll & Hyde
Best Director – Play (The Lucille Lortel Award)John Caird Stanley
Ron Lagomarsino The Last Night of Ballyhoo
Anthony Page A Doll’s House
Daniel Sullivan An American Daughter
Best Featured Actor – MusicalJoel Grey Chicago
Chuck Cooper The Life
Stanley Bojarski When Pigs Fly
Kevin Ramsey The Life
Best Featured Actor – PlayTerry Beaver The Last Night of Ballyhoo
Edward Herrmann Psychopathia Sexualis
Brian Kerwin The Little Foxes
Brian Murray The Little Foxes
Best Featured Actress – MusicalLillias White The Life
Alix Korey No Way to Treat a Lady
Marcia Lewis Chicago
Debra Monk Steel Pier
Best Featured Actress – PlayDeborah Findlay Stanley
Allison Janney Present Laughter
Celia Weston The Last Night of Ballyhoo
Jan Maxwell A Doll’s House
Best Lighting DesignPaul Gallo Titanic
Peter Kaczorowski Steel Pier
Ken Billington Chicago
Beverly Emmons Jekyll & Hyde
Best Off Broadway Musical Howard Crabtree’s When Pigs Fly
I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change
The Green Heart
Best Off Broadway Play How I Learned to Drive
A Question of Mercy
Bunny Bunny
Stonewall Jackson’s House
Best Revival – Musical Chicago
Juan Darien
No Way to Treat A Lady
Best Revival – Play A Doll’s House
Present Laughter
The Gin Game
The Little Foxes
Best Set DesignDavid Gallo Bunny Bunny
Stewart Laing Titanic
John Lee Beatty The Little Foxes
Tony Walton Steel Pier
Best Solo PerformanceFelix A. Pire Men on the Verge of a His-panic Breakdown