2013 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Award Nominees to Be Announced at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre, 9/16
The announcement of the 2013 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award nominees has been set for Monday, September 16 at 7pm. The event will be hosted by the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre, located at 4800 Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, 90027. Free onsite parking is available. The Barnsdall Gallery Theatre (BGT) is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs Community Arts Division.
This year's Ovation Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, November 3 at 7:30pm at the historic San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, located at 320 S. Mission Drive in San Gabriel.
On September 16, various 2012 Ovation Award recipients will announce the names of this year's nominees. Scheduled to participate are Michael Matthews (Director of a Musical for The Color Purple at Celebration Theatre), Antaeus Company member John Sloan (representing Peace In Our Time, winner of Best Play, Intimate Theatre), Ryan Johnson(Composition for a Play, Stoneface: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Buster Keaton at SacRed Fools), Zainab Jah (Featured Actress in a Play for The Convert at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre), and Janet Roston (Choreography, The Color Purple).These winners from last year will be joined by Terence McFarland, Chief Executive Officer of LA Stage Alliance.
The LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards are the only peer-judged theatre awards in Los Angeles. Voters are Los Angeles theatre professionals who are chosen each year, through an application process, by the Ovation Awards Rules Committee. The list of nominees is determined by a tabulation of scores conducted by Green Hasson Janks.
The nominee announcement event is free and open to the public. A light reception will be included, and RSVP is required at www.OvationAwards.com. Information on how to attend the Awards Ceremony on November 3 will be available at www.OvationAwards.com in late September.