2011 Special Awards

Ensemble Theatre Company : The Lehman Trilogy @ THE NEW VIC

Ensemble Theatre Company : The Lehman Trilogy @ THE NEW VIC

Philip Brandes –  Stage Raw Amid the fine production values, watching the three actors’ energetic, at times acrobatic, often hilarious...
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Funny Girl  @ AHMANSON THEATRE

Funny Girl @ AHMANSON THEATRE

Travis Michael Holder – TicketHoldersLA So what makes this old funny girl funnier than ever before? Simply put, Katerina McCrimmon...
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Just for Us @ MARK TAPER FORUM

Just for Us @ MARK TAPER FORUM

Travis Michael Holder – TicketHoldersLA Alex Edelman possesses one of the most distinct and unique voices to emerge on the...
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A Froggy Becomes @ OPEN FIST THEATRE COMPANY

A Froggy Becomes @ OPEN FIST THEATRE COMPANY

Travis Michael Holder – TicketHoldersLA Lordie, I needed this. Unlike so many new plays these days, the world premiere of...
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Faithless @ VICTORY CENTER THEATRE

Faithless @ VICTORY CENTER THEATRE

Travis Michael Holder – TicketHoldersLA “Faith and force,” as the otherwise deluded Ayn Rand once wrote, “are the destroyers of...
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Should plays imitate TV? Bill Bushnell, R.I.P.

Should plays imitate TV? Bill Bushnell, R.I.P.

Don Shirley – Angeles Stage One of the Good Ones,' a savory 'Stew,' 'The AllStore,' and the late LATC leader. ...
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One Of The Good Ones @ PASADENA PLAYHOUSE

One Of The Good Ones @ PASADENA PLAYHOUSE

Jonas Schwartz – Theatermania One of the Good Ones, now making it world premiere at the Pasadena Playhouse, employs the...
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We are proud to announce the honorees who will receive this year’s special awards from theLADCC. Each award is accompanied by a check from a generous sponsor.

We know that the entire LA theatrical community joins us in congratulating these very special individuals and institutions.

The 2011 special award recipients are as follows:

THE TED SCHMITT AWARD for the world premiere of an outstanding new play, accompanied by an offer to publish by Samuel French, Inc.

Awarded to David Wiener for Extraordinary Chambers.

THE POLLY WARFIELD AWARD for an excellent season in a small to mid-size theatre, accompanied by an honorarium, funded by the Nederlander Organization.

Awarded to Rogue Machine.

THE BOB Z AWARD for career achievement in set design.

Awarded to Kurt Boetcher.

THE ANGSTROM AWARD for career achievement in lighting design, accompanied by an honorarium, funded by Angstrom Lighting.

Awarded to Lap Chi Chu.

THE MARGARET HARFORD AWARD for sustained excellence in theatre.

Awarded to the Odyssey Theatre.

THE JOEL HIRSCHHORN AWARD for outstanding achievement in musical theatre.

Awarded to Lee Martino.

THE MILTON KATSELAS AWARD for career or special achievement in direction, accompanied by an honorarium, funded by The Katselas Theatre Company.

Awarded to Matt Shakman.