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2009/2010 Ovation Award Winners

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OVATION AWARD RECIPIENTS

2009/2010 SEASON

Announced January 17, 2011

Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

Ovation Honors for Video Design:
KC Wilkerson
The Who’s Tommy
The Chance Theater

Ovation Honors for Music Composition for a Play:
Ego Plum
Gogol Project
Bootleg Theater and Rogue Artists Ensemble

Ovation Honors for Puppet Design:
Lynn Jeffries
Project Wonderland
Bootleg Theater

Ovation Honors for Fight Choreography:
Edgar Landa
Oedipus el Rey
The Theatre @ Boston Court


THE OVATION AWARD RECIPIENTS ARE:

Featured Actor in a Musical

David St. Louis as Newt Lee, Jim Conley, Riley
Parade
Center Theatre Group: Mark Taper Forum

Featured Actor in a Play

Harry Groener as Richard
Equivocation
Geffen Playhouse

Featured Actress in a Musical

Sally Struthers as Fairy Godmother
Cinderella
Cabrillo Music Theatre

Featured Actress in a Play

Deirdre O’Connell as Judy
The Wake
Center Theatre Group: Kirk Douglas Theatre

Lead Actor in a Musical (THREE RECIPIENTS)

Josh Grisetti as J. Pierrepont Finch
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Reprise Theatre Company

Brendan Hunt as Eldridge
Savin’ Up for Saturday Night
Sacred Fools Theatre Company

Robert J. Townsend as Thomas Weaver
THE STORY OF MY LIFE
Havok Theatre Company

Lead Actor in a Play (THREE RECIPIENTS)

Bruce French as Andrew Crocker-Harris
THE BROWNING VERSION
Pacific Resident Theatre

Alan Mandell as Spooner
No Man’s Land
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble

Daniel Beaty
Through the Night
Geffen Playhouse

Lead Actress in a Musical

Megan McGinnis as Jerusha
Daddy Long Legs
Rubicon Theatre Company

Lead Actress in a Play (TWO RECIPIENTS)

Beth Grant as Grace
Grace & Glorie
The Colony Theatre Company

Anna Khaja
SHAHEED – The Dream and Death of Benazir Bhutto
Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre

Acting Ensemble

The Cast of
The Ballad of Emmett Till
Fountain Theatre

Music Direction

John Glaudini
Sweeney Todd
Musical Theatre West

Choreographer

Lee Martino
Carousel
Reprise Theatre Company

Costume Design ““ Intimate Theatre

Teresa Shea
Project Wonderland
Bootleg Theater

Costume Design ““ Large Theatre (TWO RECIPIENTS)

Christopher Oram
Parade
Center Theatre Group: Mark Taper Forum

Snezana Petrovic
Songs and Dances of Imaginary Lands
Overtone Industries

Lighting Design ““ Intimate Theatre

Jeremy Pivnick
Oedipus el Rey
The Theatre @ Boston Court

Lighting Design ““ Large Theatre

Scott Zielinski
Equivocation
Geffen Playhouse

Scenic Design ““ Intimate Theatre

Brian Sidney Bembridge
The Good Book of Pedantry and Wonder
The Theatre @ Boston Court and Circle X Theatre Company

Scenic Design ““ Large Theatre

Jeff McLaughlin
Grace & Glorie
The Colony Theatre Company

Sound Design ““ Intimate Theatre

Peter Bayne
Opus
Fountain Theatre

Sound Design ““ Large Theatre

Lindsay Jones
Through the Night
Geffen Playhouse

Director of a Musical

Matt Walker
Oedipus the King, Mama!
Troubadour Theater Company

Director of a Play

Shirley Jo Finney
The Ballad of Emmett Till
Fountain Theatre

Production of a Musical ““ Intimate Theatre

The Women of Brewster Place
Celebration Theatre

Production of a Play ““ Intimate Theatre (TWO RECIPIENTS)

The Ballad of Emmett Till
Fountain Theatre

Four Places
Rogue Machine

Production of a Musical ““ Large Theatre

Oedipus the King, Mama!
Troubadour Theater Company

Production of a Play ““ Large Theatre
Equivocation
Geffen Playhouse

Book for an Original Musical

John Caird
Daddy Long Legs
Rubicon Theatre Company

Lyrics/Music for an Original Musical

Paul Gordon
Daddy Long Legs
Rubicon Theatre Company

Playwriting for an Original Play

L. Trey Wilson
SOMETHING HAPPENED
Pacific Stages

Best Season

Fountain Theatre

The Ballad of Emmett Till
Opus
Shining City

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