Haimes to get Lortel honor

Aasif Mandvi and Maura Tierney to host ceremony

Roundabout Theater Company a.d. Todd Haimes will receive a lifetime achievement kudo as part of the Lucille Lortel Awards ceremony, a May event to be hosted by Assif Mandvi and Maura Tierney.

Neil LaBute will get a star on the Lortel Theater’s Playwrights’ Sidewalk as part of the awards, which consider only Off Broadway titles in the org’s annual competish for trophies.

Eligibility cutoff for the 2012-13 Lortels is March 31, with noms announced April 3 prior to the May 5 ceremony at New York U.’s Skirball Center.

Writer-helmer Michael Heitzman will direct the kudofest, produced by the Off Broadway League’s Producing and Admin Committee by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Foundation, with support from Theater Development Fund.

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