Playwright Will Eno’s The Open Houselucillelortel and Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron’s musical Fun Home were named best play and musical, respectively, earlier tonight at the 29th annual Lucille Lortel Awards. Hotter-than-hot helmer Alex Timbers (Broadway’s Rocky) was named best director for his staging of Here Lies Love, the David Byrne/Fatboy Slim musical about the life and times of Imelda Marcos that recently resumed performances at the Public Theater. Here Lies Love was the top winner of the evening, walking off with five awards.

Best performance in a musical nods went to Michael Cerveris (Fun Home) and Ruthie Ann Miles (Here Lies Love).

Up-and-comer Tracee Chimo was named best actress in a play for Bad Jews. Steven Boyer won best actor for Hand To God.
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