LA Weekly Theater Award

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LA Weekly Theater Awards
Awarded for Excellence in small theatre in Southern California.
Location Los Angeles, California
Country  United States
Presented by LA Weekly
First awarded 1979
Last awarded 2012

LA Weekly Theater Award is an annual critics' award established in 1979, given by the LA Weekly for outstanding achievements in small theatre productions in Southern California.[1] Nominees are traditionally announced in January for Equity 99-seat productions from the previous year, with awards handed out in March.



  • Production of the Year
  • Revival Production of the Year (of a 20th- or 21st-century work)
  • Musical of the Year


  • Ensemble
  • Musical Ensemble
  • Comedy Ensemble
  • Leading Female Performance
  • Leading Male Performance
  • Supporting Female Performance
  • Supporting Male Performance
  • Two-Person Performance
  • Solo Performance
  • Female Comedy Performance
  • Male Comedy Performance
  • Musical Performance
  • One-Act Performance


  • Direction
  • Direction of a Musical
  • Comedy Direction
  • One-Act Direction
  • Choreography
  • Production Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Costume Design
  • Set Design
  • Sound Design
  • Mask Design
  • Puppet Design


  • Play Writing
  • Adaptation
  • Original Music

Special Achievement[edit]

  • Career Achievement
  • Queen of the Angels


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