The announcement of the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Award nominees has been set for Monday, September 22 at 7pm. The event will be hosted by Native Voices at the Autry National Center, located at 4700 Western Heritage Way in Los Angeles, 90027. Free onsite parking is available.
The Ovation Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, November 2 at 7pm at the historic San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, located at 320 S. Mission Drive in San Gabriel.
On September 22, various past Ovation Award recipients will announce the names of this year's nominees. Scheduled to participate are Gigi Bermingham (2013 Lead Actress in a Play), Brighid Fleming (2013 Featured Actress in a Play), Parmer Fuller (2012 Music/Lyrics for an Original Musical), Jennifer Haley (2013 Playwriting for an Original Play), Brian Kite (2013 Director of a Musical), Glynn Turman (2013 Lead Actor in a Play), and John Zalewski (2013 Sound Design, Intimate Theatre). These past winners will be joined by Terence McFarland, Chief Executive Officer of LA STAGE Alliance.
The LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards are the only peer-judged theatre awards in Los Angeles. Voters are Los Angeles theatre professionals who are chosen each year, through an application process, by the Ovation Rules Committee. The list of nominees is determined by a tabulation of scores conducted by Green Hasson Janks.
The nominee announcement event is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be provided.
RSVP is highly recommended at www.OvationAwards.com. Tickets to the Ovation Awards Ceremony will become available September 23 at www.OvationAwards.com.