Two musical revivals tie for the most nominations for the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards for achievements in 2013.
Tied with six nominations each are Doma Theatre’s revival of Dreamgirls at the Met Theatre and South Coast Repertory’s version of The Fantasticks. Close behind, with five nods, is Center Theatre Group’s premiere of Jennifer Haley’s The Nether at Kirk Douglas Theatre.
Productions with four nominations each are Center Theatre Group’s imported Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty at the Ahmanson Theatre, the Son of Semele’s in-the-round production of Our Class at Atwater Village Theatre, 3-D Theatricals’ revival of the dark musical Parade at Fullerton’s Plummer Auditorium, Theatre at Boston Court’s Shakespeare adaptation R II, Fountain Theatre’s revival of The Normal Heart and 24th Street Theatre’s Walking the Tightrope.
The group also announced several special awards:
The awards will be presented on Monday March 17 at the Colony Theatre, with appetizers and a no-host bar at 6:30 pm and the ceremony at 7:30 pm. Currently scheduled to host is James Roday of Red Dog Squadron. Tickets are available here.
The 2013 nominees in the still-competitive categories are: