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Stage Raw Announces its 2018 Theater Awards Recipients

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[Press Release] The 2018 Stage Raw Theater Awards celebrate excellence on the Los Angeles stages in venues of 99-seats or under. This fourth annual edition included productions that opened between January 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018.  Stage Raw is a community funded professional journalism website that was created in response to the decline of arts coverage in local mainstream and alternative media. The Awards ceremony was held Monday night, August 20, at Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring Street in downtown Los Angeles, hosted by Coeurage Theatre Company, and co-directed by Jer Adrianne Lelliott, Thaddeus Shafer and Lauren Ludwig. Below is the complete list of winners.

FIGHT CHOREOGRAPHY
Bjørn Johnson, Red Speedo, Road Theatre Company

VIDEO/PROJECTION DESIGN
J-Walt Adamcyk and Hannah Beavers, Paradise Lost:Reclaiming Destiny, Not Man Apart at Greenway Court Theatre

SOUND DESIGN
Jeff Gardner, Native Son, Antaeus Theatre Company

LIGHTING DESIGN
John Bass, Paradise Lost: Reclaiming Destiny, Not Man Apart at Greenway Court Theatre

COSTUME DESIGN
Wendell C. Carmichael, Les Blancs, Rogue Machine Theatre

ORIGINAL MUSIC
Jeff Gardner, Les Blancs, Rogue Machine Theatre

CHOREOGRAPHY
Anne-Marie Talmadge, Alina Bolshakova, Leslie Charles Roy Jr., and the NMA Ensemble, Paradise Lost: Reclaiming Destiny, Not Man Apart at Greenway Court Theatre 

MUSICAL DIRECTION
Dylan Price, 33 Variations, Actors Co-op

SET DESIGN
Joel Daavid, Burns, A Post-Electric Play, Sacred Fools Theater

SOLO PERFORMANCE
Bryonn Bain, Lyrics From Lockdown, The Actors’ Gang

TWO PERSON PERFORMANCE
Alex Hernandez & Tonya Pinkins, Time Alone, Belle Reve Theatre Company 

SUPPORTING MALE PERFORMANCE
Harry Groener, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Antaeus Theatre Company

MALE COMEDY PERFORMANCE
Josh Clark, The Hothouse, Antaeus Theatre Company

LEADING MALE PERFORMANCE
Desean Kevin Terry, Les Blancs, Rogue Machine Theatre 

SUPPORTING FEMALE PERFORMANCE
Dawn Didawick, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Antaeus Theatre Company 

FEMALE COMEDY PERFORMANCE
Anna Lamadrid, Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Boops, Boston Court Performing Arts Center

LEADING FEMALE PERFORMANCE (TIE)
Nan McNamara, 33 Variations, Actors Co-op
& Ashley Romans, Rotterdam, The Skylight Theatre

ADAPTATION
Nambi E. Kelley, Native Son, Antaeus Theatre Company

PLAYWRITING
Alessandro Camon, Time Alone, Belle Reve Theatre Company 

PRODUCTION DESIGN
Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play, Sacred Fools Theater

COMEDY ENSEMBLE
El Niño, Rogue Machine Theatre

ENSEMBLE
Les Blancs, Rogue Machine Theatre 

COMEDY DIRECTION
Felix Solís, The Giant Void In My Soul, Ammunition Theatre Company 

DIRECTION
Michael Michetti, A Streetcar Named Desire, Boston Court Performing Arts Center

MUSICAL OF THE YEAR
Pacific Overtures, Chromolume Theatre

REVIVAL OF THE YEAR
Les Blancs, Rogue Machine Theatre

PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR
Rotterdam, The Skylight Theatre

QUEEN OF THE ANGELS
Dolores Chavez 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
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