Monday, December 14, 2009

Grigware's Best in So Cal Theatre for 2009

The Best in LA Theatre for 2009(alphabetical listings)
(artists performing outside LA may be included in performance categories)

Top Productions

Anita Bryant Died For Your Sins - West Coast Ensemble

The Apple Tree - Crown City Theatre

August Osage County - Ahmanson Theatre

Cabaret - Met Theatre

Farragut North - Geffen Playhouse

F*cking Men - Celebration Theatre

Life Could Be a Dream - Hudson Mainstage

Meet Me in St. Louis - Musical Theatre West @ The Carpenter Center for the Performing Arts, Long Beach

Parade - Mark Taper Forum

Voice Lessons - Zephyr Theatre

Most Promising New Musical

Bonnie & Clyde - La Jolla Playhouse

Most Promising New Play

Anita Bryant Died For Your Sins - West Coast Ensemble

Best Revival (tie)

The Light in the Piazza

@ El Portal Secondstage


@ Mark Taper Forum

Best Ensemble: Play (3 cast split)

Anita Bryant Died For Your Sins

Carved in Stone @ Theatre Asylum

F*cking Men
@ Celebration

Best Ensemble: Musical (tie)

Life Could Be a Dream

@ Hudson


@ Mark Taper Forum

Best Lead Performance

Sam Anderson The Bird and Mr. Banks @The Road

Eduardo Enrikez Cabaret @ The Met

Stephanie Fredericks The Apple Tree @ Crown City Theatre

Laurie Metcalf Voice Lessons @ Zephyr

Megan Mullally The Receptionist @ Odyssey Theatre

Laura Osnes/Stark Sands Bonnie & Clyde @ La Jolla

Estelle Parsons August Osage County @ Ahmanson

Chris Pine Farragut North @ Geffen

Bill Pullman/Julia Stiles Oleanna @ Mark Taper Forum

Leslie Uggams Stormy Weather @ Pasadena Playhouse

Best Featured Performance

Ray Abruzzo Mauritius @ Pasadena Playhouse

Shannon Cochran August Osage County @ Ahmanson

Rachel Dratch Minsky’s @ Ahmanson

Annalisa Erickson Cabaret @ Met

Sam Harris The First Wives Club @ Old Globe, San Diego

Dee Hoty/ Nikki Crawford Stormy Weather @ Pasadena Playhouse

David McBean Twist @ Diversionary Theatre, San Diego

John W. McLaughlin The Golden Gays @ Cavern Club, Casita del Campo, Silverlake

Julia Migenes Man of La Mancha @ Reprise!, Freud Playhouse

Kimberly Van Luin Wonder of the World @ Victory Theatre

Mare Winningham Bonnie & Clyde La Jolla Playhouse

Best Solo Show

The Two & Only
Jay Johnson @ The Colony

Best Cabaret Artist: Male

Alan Cumming
I Bought a Blue Car Today
@ Geffen

Best Cabaret Artist: Female

Alexandra Billings
Everybody’s Girl
@ Sterling’s Upstairs @ Vitello’s

Best Seasonal Show (tie)

Wicked Summer Nights: Upright Cabaret
@ Ford Amphitheatre

Winter Wonderettes
@ Laguna Playhouse

Best CD

this place I know
stephanie j. block


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