Among the presenters were Jeff Bowen & Hunter Bell ([title of show]), Christopher Gattelli, Joanna Gleason, AR Gurney, Cheyenne Jackson, John Kelly, Paul Libin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Martha Plimpton, Laila Robins, Anika Noni Rose, and Tamara Tunie. Julie White served as Mistress of Ceremonies. Cast members from Adding Machine, Jump, Next to Normal, Passing Strange, The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (or the Friends of Dr. Rushower), and Wanda’s World performed.

The 2007-2008 Lucille Lortel Awards nominating/voting committee is appointed by the League of Off-Broadway Theatres & Producers, the Lucille Lortel Foundation, Actors’ Equity Association, Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers, and also includes journalists, educators, and other Off-Broadway theatre professionals.

Outstanding Play
Betrayed; Written by George Packer; Produced by Culture Project

Blackbird; Written by David Harrower; Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club  

The Brothers Size; Written by Tarell Alvin McCraney; Produced by The Public Theater, in association with The Foundry Theatre 

New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656; Written by David Ives; Produced by Classic Stage Company, by special arrangement with Bob Boyett

Opus; Written by Michael Hollinger; Produced by Primary Stages   

Outstanding Musical
Adding Machine; Original Music by Joshua Schmidt, Libretto by Jason Loewith and Joshua Schmidt; Produced by Scott Morfee, Tom Wirtshafter, and Margaret Cotter 

Next to Normal; Music by Tom Kitt, Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey; Produced by Second Stage Theatre  

Passing Strange; Book and Lyrics by Stew, Music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, Created in Collaboration with Annie Dorsen; Produced by The Public Theater, in association with Berkeley Repertory Theatre  

The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (or the Friends of Dr. Rushower); Libretto and Drawings by Ben Katchor, Music by Mark Mulcahy; Produced by Vineyard Theatre  

Wanda’s World; Book by Eric H. Weinberger, Music and Lyrics by Beth Falcone, Story by Eric H. Weinberger and Beth Falcone; Produced by Amas Musical Theatre, in association with Terry Schnuck

Outstanding Revival
Beckett Shorts; Written by Samuel Beckett; Produced by New York Theatre Workshop

Dividing the Estate; Written by Horton Foote; Produced by Primary Stages, in association with Jamie deRoy

The Misanthrope; Written by Molière, Translation by Tony Harrison; Produced by New York Theatre Workshop

Ohio State Murders; Written by Adrienne Kennedy; Produced by Theatre for a New Audience

Seussical; Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, Co-Conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle, Based on the works of Dr. Seuss; Produced by Theatreworks USA

Outstanding Solo Show
Beyond Glory; Written and Performed by Stephen Lang; Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company

Dai (enough); Written and Performed by Iris Bahr; Produced by Bernie Kukoff, Jonathan Pollard, Jon Cutler in association with Highbrow Entertainment

Liberty City; Written by Jessica Blank and April Yvette Thompson; Performed by April Yvette Thompson; Produced by New York Theatre Workshop

Tings Dey Happen; Written by Dan Hoyle, Developed with Charlie Varon; Performed by Dan Hoyle; Produced by Culture Project

Outstanding Director 
David Cromer, Adding Machine  
Annie Dorsen, Passing Strange 
Elizabeth LeCompte, The Wooster Group’s HAMLET 
Bob McGrath, The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (or the Friends of Dr. Rushower)  
Terrence J. Nolen, Opus   

Outstanding Choreographer

Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Seussical 
Peter Pucci, Queens Boulevard (the musical)  
Lynne Taylor-Corbett, Wanda’s World

Outstanding Lead Actor 
Jeff Daniels, Blackbird 
André De Shields, Black Nativity  
Joel Hatch, Adding Machine 
Morlan Higgins, Exits and Entrances  
Jeremy Strong, New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656   

Outstanding Lead Actress  
Elizabeth Franz, The Piano Teacher  

Lisa Gay Hamilton, Ohio State Murders 
Jayne Houdyshell, The Receptionist  
Alison Pill, Blackbird 
Lynn Redgrave, Grace   

Outstanding Featured Actor
Francis Jue, Yellow Face  

David Margulies, The Accomplices  
Brian Murray, Gaslight 
Lorenzo Pisoni, Election Day  
Aaron Tveit, Next to Normal   

Outstanding Featured Actress
Veanne Cox, Paradise Park 
Veanne Cox, Spain  
Zoe Kazan, 100 Saints You Should Know 
Amy Warren, Adding Machine 
Mare Winningham, 10 Million Miles   

Outstanding Scenic Design 
Scott Bradley, Eurydice   
Jim Findlay and Jeff Sugg, The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (or the Friends of Dr. Rushower) 
Derek McLane, 10 Million Miles  
Scott Pask, Blackbird  
David Zinn, The Four of Us   

Outstanding Costume Design 
Mara Blumenfeld, The Glorious Ones   
Michael Bottari & Ronald Case, and Jessica Jahn, Die Mommie Die!  
Tracy Christensen, Seussical  
Kristine Knanishu, Adding Machine 
Jenny Mannis, The Drunken City   

Outstanding Lighting Design 
Kevin Adams, Passing Strange   
Kevin Adams, Next to Normal  
Russell H. Champa, Eurydice  
Peter Mumford, Drunk Enough to Say I Love You?   
Keith Parham, Adding Machine   

Outstanding Sound Design 
Geoff Abbas, Joby Emmons, Fischerspooner, Matt Schloss, and Matt Tierney, The Wooster Group’s HAMLET 
Daniel Baker, The Four of Us 
Jorge Cousineau, Opus  
Frank Gaeta, Dai (enough)
Darron L West, Dead Man’s Cell Phone      

Outstanding Body of Work Primary Stages   

Edith Oliver Award for Sustained Excellence Theodore Mann

Unique Theatrical Experience Horizon