Live at the Lortel offers audiences an opportunity to hear from their favorite stage performers and artists in an intimate setting – the 299-seat Lucille Lortel Theatre. Guided by host, interviewer, and professional theatre- lover Eric Ostrow, these conversations dig deep into the artists’ work and career, including past, current, and future projects.
Transgender actor, writer, and human rights advocate recently seen in safeword., Red Emma and the Mad Monk. Core trainer with The Transgender Training Institute and the founder of The Trans Literacy Project.
NAACP and OBIE Award Winner and Producing Artistic Director of the Classical Theatre of Harlem. Received the Best Actor award and AUDELCO Nominations for his performances in Macbeth, Trojan Women, and Romeo and Juliet with The Classical Theatre of Harlem. Recently starred as Special Agent Jerry Donavan on POWER, the number one show on the Starz cable network.
Tony Award, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Theater World, and Clarence Derwent winner for his Broadway debut in M. Butterfly. Recent television credits include “Whiterose” in Mr. Robot (Emmy and Critic’s Choice nominations), Gotham, American Horror Story, and Comedy Central’s Awkwafina is Nora From Queens.
Tony Award nominated actor and singer known for her roles in Ruined, Saint Joan, A Doll’s House Part 2, and SMASH. Newest single “What I Said” was released on June 18.
Emmy, Screen Actors Guild, Drama Desk and two-time Tony Award winning actress known for her role in The Real Thing and The Good Wife.
2020 Lucille Lortel Award Acting Recipients Volume 2: Plays
Emily Davis (Lead Actress in a Play, Is This a Room)
Edmund Donovan (Lead Actor in a Play, Greater Clements)
Francis Jue (Featured Actor in a Play, Cambodian Rock Band)
Deirdre O'Connell (Solo Show, Dana H.)
Michele Pawk (Featured Actress in a Play, Heroes of the Fourth Turning)
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Live at the Lortel is a delight! Host Eric Ostrow is the perfect blend of well researched, passionate, effortlessly witty & warmly intimate. Each episode has the feel of a spontaneous, wondrous & fortuitous hang out with some of the most talented, generous & bright creators you've ever hoped to meet.
With a focus on & access to Off Broadway talent, Live at the Lortel is sharing some of the most interesting & diverse voices in American theatre. It's easy to become jaded by self promotional, clever, press junket tales of show business insiders.
In contrast, Eric Ostrow takes the time & does the work to dig deeper, seek out innovators & make us all feel like we're chatting together in the family room over coffee or a cocktail. You'll leave inspired.
Live at The Lortel is a gift. Having this kind of access to some of the best creative talent in the business is rare. Eric Ostrow is an exemplary host. He does thorough research and has a genuine passion for off Broadway. I’m so happy this podcast exists! I will be attending many more!
What makes Live At The Lortel stand-out from other podcasts is that it's LIVE! Tickets are free! Host Eric Ostrow puts the spotlight on some of today's most prolific talents: from Duncan Sheik to John Glover to Daphne Rubin-Vega, Eric brings them out only the best!