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Winners and nomineesEdit

 
Jane Kaczmarek, Ceremony co-host and nominee, Lead Actress in a Play
 
Patrick J. Adams, nominee, Lead Actor in a Play
 
LaToya London, winner, Featured Actress in a Musical
 
Christine Lakin, nominee, Featured Actress in a Musical
 
Gates McFadden, nominee, Director of a Play

The nominees for the 2012 Ovation Awards were announced on September 11, 2012, at the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center in Hollywood, California.[1][2] The awards were presented for excellence in stage productions in the Los Angeles area from September 1, 2011 to August 28, 2012 based upon evaluations from 250 members of the Los Angeles theater community.[3]

The winners were announced on November 12, 2012 in a ceremony at the Los Angeles Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles. The ceremony was co-hosted by actress Jane Kaczmarek and Herbert Siguenza, co-founder of the performance troupe Culture Clash.[4]

AwardsEdit

Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.

Best Production of a Musical (Intimate Theater) Best Production of a Musical (Large Theater)
Best Production of a Play (Intimate Theater) Best Production of a Play (Large Theater)
Best Presented Production Best Season
Lead Actor in a Musical Lead Actress in a Musical
Lead Actor in a Play Lead Actress in a Play
Featured Actor in a Musical Featured Actress in a Musical
Featured Actor in a Play Featured Actress in a Play
Acting Ensemble of a Musical Acting Ensemble for a Play
Director of a Musical Director of a Play
Music Direction Choreography
  • Janet Roston – The Color Purple: A Musical – Celebration Theatre
    • Lili Fuller, Matthew Krumpe, Adam North, Joe Sofranko & Juliana Tyson  – Stations: A Los Angeles Holiday Story – Ensemble Theatre Company & Boom Kat Dance Theatre
    • Dana Solimando – Miss Saigon – McCoy Rigby Entertainment and La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
    • Lee Martino – Hello! My Baby – Rubicon Theatre Company
    • Lisa Hopkins – Dames at Sea – The Colony Theatre Company
    • Tina Kronis – The Treatment – The Theatre @ Boston Court
    • Molly Alvarez – A Christmas Westside Story – Troubadour Theater Company
Book for an Original Musical Lyrics/Music for an Original Musical
  • Isaac Laskin and Matt Fogel – Hey, Morgan! – Black Dahlia Theatre
    • Parmer Fuller – Stations: A Los Angeles Holiday Story – Ensemble Theatre Company & Boom Kat Dance Theatre
    • Cheri Steinkellner – Hello! My Baby – Rubicon Theatre Company
  • Parmer Fuller and Michael Kramer – Stations: A Los Angeles Holiday Story – Ensemble Theatre Company & Boom Kat Dance Theatre
    • Matthew Fogel, Isaac Laskin, And David Richman – Hey, Morgan! – Black Dahlia Theatre
    • Masato Baba – The Brahmin and the Tiger – Company Of Angels & Hereandnow Theatre Company
Playwrighting For An Original Play
  • Andrew Dolan – The Many Mistresses Of Martin Luther King Ensemble Studio Theatre-LA
Lighting Design (Intimate Theater) Lighting Design (Large Theater)
Scenic Design (Intimate Theater) Scenic Design (Large Theater)
  • Tom Buderwitz – Peace In Our Time – The Antaeus Company
    • Tom Buderwitz – Slow Dance In Midtown – Bella Vita Entertainment
    • Tom Buderwitz – The Many Mistresses Of Martin Luther King – Ensemble Studio Theatre-LA
    • Joel Daavid – Deathtrap – L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
    • Haley Ho – The Elephant Man – Mechanicals Theatre Group
    • Desma Murphy – The Water‘s Edge – Road Theatre Company
    • Joe Holbrook – Rooms: A Rock Romance – The Chance Theater
Sound Design (Intimate Theater) Sound Design (Large Theater)
  • Veronika Vorel and John Zalewski – The Children – The Theatre @ Boston Court
    • Ken Sawyer – Deathtrap – L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
    • Joseph Slawinski – Eternal Thou – McCray Productions
    • David Marling – The Water‘s Edge – Road Theatre Company
    • John Zalewski – Peace In Our Time – The Antaeus Company
    • Martin Carrillo – Have You Seen Alice? – Theatre Of NOTE
    • Bill Froggatt – Wicked Lit 2011 – Unbound Productions
Costume Design (Intimate Theater) Costume Design (Large Theater)

Ovation HonorsEdit

Ovation Honors, which recognize outstanding achievement in areas that are not among the standard list of nomination categories, were presented when the nominations were announced.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2012 Ovation Award Nominees Announced". 11 September 2012.
  2. ^ Ng, David (11 September 2012). "Center Theatre Group leads Ovation Awards nominations". Los Angeles Times.
  3. ^ Ng, David (12 November 2012). "Center Theatre Group, Celebration Theatre top 2012 Ovation Awards". Los Angeles Times.
  4. ^ Ng, David (13 November 2012). "Center Theatre Group Tops 2012 Ovation Awards". Los Angeles Times.