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 2014

LA Weekly Theater Award was an annual critics' award system established in 1979, organized by the LA Weekly for outstanding achievements in small theatre productions in Southern California.<ref>Awards listing at TCG online</ref> Nominees were typically announced in January for Equity 99-seat productions from the previous year, with awards handed out in March or April. The 35th annual awards ceremony was held in April 2014.<ref>"L.A. Weekly's 35th Annual Theater Awards", LA Weekly, April 8, 2014.</ref> In December 2014, the LA Weekly announced that it was discontinuing the awards, citing the publication's desire to focus on events that would promote its profitability.<ref>"LA Weekly Theater Awards (1980 - 2014): R.I.P.", Stage Raw, December 6, 2014.</ref>

Categories[edit]

Production[edit]

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

Performance[edit]

  • 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/Choreography/Design[edit]

  • 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

Writing/Composition[edit]

  • Play Writing
  • Adaptation
  • Original Music

Special Achievement[edit]

  • Career Achievement
  • Queen of the Angels

References[edit]

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