Photo Flash: 42nd Annual LADCC Awards

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle has announced its winners and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles and Orange County theatre for the year 2010. Announcements were made at a ceremony held on Monday, March 14 at the Colony Theatre in Burbank.

The award recipients for the 2010 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards are as follows:

Production
Four Places, John Perrin Flynn, Matthew Elkins and Deborah Puette for Rogue Machine Theatre at Theatre/Theater

King Lear, The Antaeus Company at Deaf West Theatre

The Ballad of Emmett Till, Stephen Sachs and Deborah Lawler at the Fountain Theatre

Yellow, Louise Beard, Emerson Collins, Del Shores and Jason Dottley for JD3atrical Productions

McCulloh Award for Revival
(For shows written between 1920 and 1980)

South Pacific, Bob Boyett; NETworks Presentations, LLC; Bob Bartner/Howard Panter for Ambassador Theatre Group; Roger Berlind; Thomas Miller; :Lincoln Center Theatre Group; Center Theatre Group at the Ahmanson Theatre

Direction
Bart DeLorenzo, King Lear, The Antaeus Company at Deaf West Theatre

Shirley Jo Finney, The Ballad of Emmett Till, The Fountain Theatre

Michael Michetti, The Twentieth-Century Way, The Theatre @ Boston Court

Writing
Michael Hollinger, Opus, The Fountain Theatre

Writing (Adaptation)
Jeffrey Hatcher, Cousin Bette, The Antaeus Company at Deaf West Theatre

Music Direction
Eric Heinly, A Wither's Tale, The Troubadour Theater Company at the Falcon Theatre

David O, See What I Wanna See, The Blank Theatre

Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler, In the Heights, Kevin McCollum, Jeffrey Seller, Jill Furman Willis, Sander Jacobs, Goodman/Grossman, Peter Fine, Everett/Skipper; Presented by Broadway/L.A. at the Pantages Theatre

Musical Score
Lin-Manuel Miranda, In the Heights, Kevin McCollum, Jeffrey Seller, Jill Furman Willis, Sander Jacobs, Goodman/Grossman, Peter Fine, Everett/Skipper; Presented by Broadway/L.A. at the Pantages Theatre

Lead Performance
Lorenz Arnell, The Ballad of Emmett Till, The Fountain Theatre

Anne Gee Byrd, Four Places, Rogue Machine Theatre at Theatre/Theater

Harry Groener, King Lear, The Antaeus Company at Deaf West Theatre

Nan McNamara, Wit, Actors Co-op at Crossley Theatres

Chris Pine, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Center Theatre Group at the Mark Taper Forum

Featured Performance
Gregory Itzin, King Lear, The Antaeus Company at Deaf West Theatre

Matthew Scott Montgomery, Yellow, Louise Beard, Emerson Collins, Del Shores and Jason Dottley for JD3atrical Productions

Agatha Nowicki, Parasite Drag, Elephant Theater Company

Ensemble Performance
Four Places, Rogue Machine Theatre at Theatre/Theater

Opus, The Fountain Theatre

The Ballad of Emmett Till, The Fountain Theatre

Set Design
Brian Sidney Bembridge, The Good Book of Pedantry and Wonder, The Theatre @ Boston Court and Circle X Theatre Company

Lighting Design
KC Wilkerson, The Who's Tommy, Chance Theater

Costume Design
Naila Aladdin Sanders, Neighbors, The Matrix Theatre Company

Sound Design
Peter Bayne, Opus, The Fountain Theatre

Solo Performance
Ed Harris, Wrecks, The Geffen Playhouse
Leslie Uggams, Uptown Downtown, The Pasadena Playhouse

CGI/Video
KC Wilkerson, The Who's Tommy, Chance Theater

Special Prosthetic Effects
Matthew W. Mungle, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Center Theatre Group at the Mark Taper Forum

Special Effects
Chris Bell, Absinthe, Opium & Magic: 1920s Shanghai, The Grand Guignolers

Waldo Warshaw, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Center Theatre Group at the Mark Taper Forum

Special Awards
The Ted Schmitt Award for the world premiere of an outstanding new play was presented to Del Shores for Yellow. The award was accompanied by an offer to publish and a $1,000 check funded by Samuel French, Inc.

The Polly Warfield Award for an excellent season in a small to mid-size theater was presented to the Antaeus Company. The award was accompanied by a $500 check, funded by the Nederlander Organization.

The Bob Z award for distinguished achievement in set design was presented to Francois-Pierre Couture. The award was accompanied by a $500 check, funded by contributions from the theatrical community.

The Angstrom Award for career achievement in lighting design was presented to Dan Weingarten. The award was accompanied by a $1,000 check, funded by Angstrom Lighting.

The Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in theater was presented to the City Garage Theatre. The award was accompanied by a $500 check, funded by an anonymous donor.

The Joel Hirschhorn Award for outstanding achievement in musical theatre was presented to Matt Walker. The award was accompanied by a $500 check, funded by David Elzer/Demand PR.

The Milton Katselas Award for career or special achievement in direction was presented to Simon Levy. The award was accompanied by a $1,000 check, funded by Katselas Theatre Company and the Beverly Hills Playhouse.

Photo credit: Lily Lim

Photo Flash: 42nd Annual LADCC Awards

Photo Flash: 42nd Annual LADCC Awards
Stasha Surdyke

Photo Flash: 42nd Annual LADCC Awards
The cast of "Four Places" received the LADCC Production Award

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Matthew Scott Montgomery

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Jeanie Hackett and Steven Stanley

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Part of the ensemble for "The Ballad of Emmett Till"

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Stasha Surdyke and Steven Stanley

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Lily Lim and Stasha Surdyke

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Robert Pine and Chris Pine

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Members of The Antaeus Company

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Members of The Antaeus Company

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Stephen Sachs, Deborah Lawlor, and The Fountain Theater

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Stephen Sachs, Deborah Lawlor, and The Fountain Theater

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John Perrin Flynn, Matthew Elkins, Deborah Puette, and Rouge Machine Theatre

Photo Flash: 42nd Annual LADCC Awards
John Perrin Flynn, Matthew Elkins, Deborah Puette, and Rouge Machine Theatre

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Louise Beard, Emerson Collins, Del Shores, and Jason Dottley

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Louise Beard, Emerson Collins, Del Shores, and Jason Dottley

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The City Garage Theatre

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The City Garage Theatre

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Anne Gee Byrd

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Dawn Didawick

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Chris Pine

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Chris Pine

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Nan McNamara

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Nan McNamara

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The Troubadour Theatre Company

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Lorenz Arnell

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Lorenz Arnell

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Lorenz Arnell

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Matthew Scott Montgomery

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Matthew Scott Montgomery

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Agatha Nowicki

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Agatha Nowicki

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Gregory Itzin

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Naila Aladdin Sanders

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François-Pierre Couture

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François-Pierre Couture

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David O

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Beth Kennedy

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Beth Kennedy

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Anne Gee Byrd and others on stage

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Anne Gee Byrd and others on stage

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Anne Gee Byrd and others on stage

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Lorenz Arnell and others on stage

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The Troubadour Theatre Company

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The Los Angeles Drama Critics performing on stage with The Troubadour Theatre Company

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The Troubadour Theatre Company

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The Los Angeles Drama Critics performing on stage with The Troubadour Theatre Company

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The Los Angeles Drama Critics performing on stage with The Troubadour Theatre Company

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The Troubadour Theatre Company

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The Troubadour Theatre Company

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Bob Verini, Gerald Sternbach, Stasha Surdyke, and Kyle Nudo

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Stasha Surdyke with Chris Pine

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Chris Pine and Lily Lim

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Lily Lim and Ed Harris

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Erich Bergen and Annie Abrams

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Chris Bell

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Chris Bell

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Dan Weingarten

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Bob Verini

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Ed Harris

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Ed Harris

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Jeanie Hacket

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Annie Abrams and Erich Bergen

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Annie Abrams and Erich Bergen

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Musical Director Gerald Sternbach

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Del Shores

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Del Shores

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The Troubadour Theatre Company

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The Troubadour Theatre Company

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The Troubadour Theatre Company

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