Old photographs adorn the mantelpiece in Lee John Mynhardt’s living room. In one, he’s standing beside his parents and sister. In another, he’s all smiles as he wraps his arms around some college buddies.
After a Broadway season in which one play out of 25 was written by a woman (Emma Rice, adapting Noel Coward ’s “Brief Encounter”), accomplished females in theater convened on a New York stage last night for honors of their own devising, the second annual “ Lilly Awards .”
The seats are soft and the leg room generous at the Signature Theatre off-Broadway, which follows “Angels in America” with an adroit revival of “The Illusion,” Tony Kushner ’s meditation on life in and out of the theater.