The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards of excellence in Los Angeles and Orange County theaters for 2014 (Dec. 1, 2013 – Nov. 30, 2014). The 46th Annual Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards ceremony will take place on Monday, March 16, 2015, at Beyond the Stars Palace, 417 N. Brand Boulevard in Glendale. Read on for further details of this event.
According to Los Angeles Times, all event tickets are $40 and can be purchased here. The evening, whose theme is “L.A. FUNNY,” will be hosted by Dixie Longate. Corey B. Hirsch, the recipient of a 2014 LADCC award for “A Man of No Importance,” will be the evening’s musical director.
One or more commemorative inscription will be presented in each of 16 categories. Three technical achievements have already been voted plaques: John Burton for his properties design for “Everything You Touch” (The Theatre @ Boston Court and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater); Tony Doublin and Gabe Bartalos for their special effects for “Taste” (Sacred Fools Theater Company, The Schramm Group LLC and Red Hen Productions); and Teller, Johnny Thompson, Thom Rubino and Christopher Rose for their illusions for South Coast Repertory’s “The Tempest.” In addition, six special awards will also be presented through the sponsorship of organizations to which the LADCC is most grateful.
The LADCC special award recipients are as follows:
The Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in theater goes to Independent Shakespeare Company. The award is accompanied by an honorarium, sponsor to be announced.
The Ted Schmitt Award for the world premiere of an outstanding new play goes to Sheila Callaghan for Everything You Touch. The award is accompanied by an offer to publish by Samuel French, Inc.
The Polly Warfield Award for an excellent season in a small to mid-size theater goes to The Theatre @ Boston Court. The award is accompanied by an honorarium funded by the Nederlander Organization.
The Kinetic Lighting Award for outstanding achievement in theatrical design goes to sound designer Cricket S. Myers. The award is accompanied by an honorarium funded by Kinetic Lighting.
The Joel Hirschhorn Award for outstanding achievement in musical theater goes to 3D Theatricals. The award is accompanied by an honorarium, sponsor to be announced.
The Milton Katselas Award for career or special achievement in direction goes to Robin Larsen. The award is accompanied by an honorarium funded by the Beverly Hills Playhouse.
Click HERE for the complete set of nominees for the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards for theatrical excellence in 2014.
And that’s it for the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards nominations update. For more details coming up about the event, stay tuned here on Movie News Guide (MNG).