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Raul Esparza & Laurie Metcalf Among Winners of 2011 Ovation Awards

Raul Esparza & Laurie Metcalf Among Winners of 2011 Ovation Awards
Raul Esparza
Raul Esparza wins an Ovation Award for 'Leap of Faith.'

Raul Esparza and Laurie Metcalf are among the winners of the 2011 Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Awards. The awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement during the 2010-2011 season, were presented on November 14 at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. Broadway favorite Esparza took home top honors for his role in the musical Leap of Faith, and Metcalf won for her role in the play Voice Lessons.

The Troubadour Theater Company was the evening’s biggest winner, taking home five awards, followed by Center Theatre Group with four and Rogue Machine with three. The annual Ovations, which honor achievements in California theater, classify awards according to the size of eligible theaters. The 2010-11 winners are:

BEST SEASON
Troubadour Theater Company

BEST PLAY – INTIMATE THEATRE
Small Engine Repair, Rogue Machine

BEST PLAY – LARGE THEATRE
A Raisin in The Sun, Ebony Repertory Theatre

BEST MUSICAL – INTIMATE THEATRE
Jerry Springer: The Opera, The Chance Theater

BEST MUSICAL – LARGE THEATRE
Kiss Me, Kate , Reprise Theatre Company

LEAD ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Raul Esparza, Leap of Faith, Center Theatre Group: Ahmanson Theatre

LEAD ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Lesli Margherita, Kiss Me, Kate, Reprise Theatre Company

LEAD ACTOR IN A PLAY
Stefan Marks, Hello, Crooked Arrow Productions

LEAD ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Laurie Metcalf, Voice Lessons, Sacred Fools Theatre Company

FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Matt Walker, A Wither’s Tale, Troubadour Theater Company

FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Beth Kennedy, A Wither’s Tale, Troubadour Theater Company

FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY
Henry Dittman, Watson – The Last Great Tale of The Legendary Sherlock Holmes, Sacred Fools Theatre Company

FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Deidrie Henry, A Raisin in the Sun, Ebony Repertory Theatre

DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL
Matt Walker, A Wither’s Tale, Troubadour Theatre Company

DIRECTOR OF A PLAY
Andrew Block, Small Engine Repair, Rogue Machine

ACTING ENSEM BLE FOR A PLAY
The Cast of Small Engine Repair, Rogue Machine

ACTING ENSEM BLE OF A MUSICAL
The Cast of A Wither’s Tale, Troubadour Theater Company

CHOREOGRAPHY
Cate Caplin, Fascinating Rhythms, Rubicon Theatre Company

MUSIC DIRECTION
Paul Litteral, Hoboken To Hollywood, Reasoner Associates LLC

BOOK FOR AN ORIGINAL MUSICAL
William Norris, Stuart Gordon, and Dennis Paoli, Re-Animator: The Musical, Red Hen Productions and The Schramm Group LLC

LYRICS /MUSIC FOR AN ORIGINAL MUSICAL
Gregory Nabours, The Trouble With Words, Coeurage Theatre Company

PLAY WRITING FOR AN ORIGINAL PLAY
Stefan Marks, Hello, Crooked Arrow Productions

LIGHTING DESIGN – INTIMATE THEATRE
Christopher Kuhl, How To Disappear Completely and Never Be Found, The Theatre @ Boston Court

LIGHTING DESIGN – LARGE THEATRE
David Weiner, Venice, Center Theatre Group: Kirk Douglas Theatre

SCENIC DESIGN – INTIMATE THEATRE
Joel Daavid, Skeleton Stories, Theatre of NOTE

SCENIC DESIGN – LARGE THEATRE
Todd Rosenthal, Twist – An American Musical, Pasadena Playhouse

SOUND DESIGN - INTIMATE THEATRE
Alyssa Ishii, Awake, Bootleg Theater

SOUND DESIGN - LARGE THEATRE
Joshua Horvath, Venice, Center Theatre Group: Kirk Douglas Theatre

COSTUME DESIGN – INTIMATE THEATRE
A. Jeffrey Schoenberg, The Malcontent, The Antaeus Company

COSTUME DESIGN – LARGE THEATRE
Emilio Sosa, Twist – An American Musical , Pasadena Playhouse

THE SHER WOOD AWARD
Presented to Christopher Kuhl

COMPOSITION FOR A PLAY
Brian Joseph, Lyle Lovett, Fred Sanders, Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins, Much Ado About Nothing, The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles

FIGHT CHOREOGRAPHY
Brian Danner, The Walworth Farce, Theatre Banshee

PUPPET DESIGN
Kristopher Bicknell, Gwyneth Conaway Bennison and Miles Taber, D is for Dog, Rogue Artists Ensemble

VIDEO DESIGN
Jason Thompson, Venice, Center Theatre Group: Kirk Douglas Theatre

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