LaChiusa, Miranda, et al. Win 2011 Garland Awards

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The 2011 Garland Award recipients were announced today, honoring the best of Los Angeles theatre. Under the voting system each Garland winner was named on at least three critics' "Best of 2010" lists. Each critic listed up to five nominees for each category except performance, up to 10 nominees for performance in musical productions and 10 for straight plays. Here are the critics' lists, minus the winners.

The critics who voted are Jeff Favre, Hoyt Hilsman, Travis Holder, Eric Marchese, Dany Margolies, Dink O'Neal, Melinda Schupmann, Madeleine Shaner, Les Spindle, NeAl Weaver, and Jennie Webb. Back Stage thanks them, as we hope you will when you see them this year, for their perpetual devotion to Southland theater large and small. 

The full list of winners follows: 

Production:

"Cousin Bette," The Antaeus Company at Deaf West Theatre 
"Four Places," Rogue Machine Theatre at Theatre/Theater
"Opus," The Fountain Theatre
"South Pacific," Center Theatre Group and the Lincoln Center Theater at the Ahmanson Theatre
"The Ballad of Emmett Till," The Fountain Theatre
"The Language Archive," South Coast Repertory in association with Roundabout Theatre Company at South Coast Repertory
"Yellow," JD3atrical Productions at the Coast Playhouse

Playwriting:

Ifa Bayeza, "The Ballad of Emmett Till," The Fountain Theatre
Julia Cho, "The Language Archive," South Coast Repertory in association with Roundabout Theatre Company at South Coast Repertory
Joel Drake Johnson, "Four Places," Rogue Machine Theatre at Theatre/Theater
Del Shores, "Yellow," JD3atrical Productions at the Coast Playhouse

Adaptation:

Jeffrey Hatcher, "Cousin Bette," The Antaeus Company at Deaf West Theatre

Musical Score:

Michael John LaChiusa, "See What I Wanna See," The Blank Theatre Company at 2nd Stage Theatre
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes, "In the Heights," Broadway/LA at the Pantages Theatre

Direction:

Gordon Edelstein, "The Glass Menagerie," Long Wharf Theatre and Center Theatre Group at the Mark Taper Forum
Shirley Jo Finney, "The Ballad of Emmett Till," The Fountain Theatre
Jeanie Hackett, "Cousin Bette," The Antaeus Company at Deaf West Theatre
Robin Larsen, "Four Places," Rogue Machine Theatre at Theatre/Theater
Simon Levy, "Opus," The Fountain Theatre
Bartlett Sher, "South Pacific," Center Theatre Group and the Lincoln Center Theater at the Ahmanson Theatre
Del Shores, "Yellow," JD3atrical Productions at the Coast Playhouse




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