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10 First-Time Ovation Nominated Companies

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@ThisStage:  The rich Los Angeles Theater Scene continues to expand.  Here are 10 companies nominated for the prestigious Ovation awards for the first time.  And many of the usual suspects will be returning as well. The 10 companies (more info in the link above): Four Larks Fresh Produce’d LA Impro Theatre Loft Ensemble Los Angeles Performance Practice Moth Theatre Company Serrano New York, LLC Sierra ...

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Video: Vanessa and French Stewart to host 2015 Ovation Awards

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@ThisStage:  Vanessa and French Stewart will be hosting the 2015 Ovation Awards on November 9, 2015.  They also penned a featured piece this month in Footlights.  More information about the Ovation Awards, including ticket purchases, can be found on the LA Stage Alliance page.

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Cousin Gary

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My mother and father always referred to him as “Cousin Gary.”  I’m not sure why the family-tree relationship became a permanent part of his moniker.   Perhaps it was a reminder that his father and my father’s father were cousins. It may also have referenced the improbability of his friendship with my father.  My father had voted for Richard Nixon in every presidential election until 1980 ...

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Announcing the 2015 Ovation Awards Nominees

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This Stage:  We’re thrilled to announce this year’s Ovation Awards nominees. For the unacquainted, the Ovation Awards are the only peer-judged theatre awards in Los Angeles, created to recognize excellence in theatrical performance, production and design in the Greater Los Angeles area. http://bit.ly/1OVLcMN

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Hollywood Fringe Festival Announces 2015 Award Winners

The 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival ended last night after crowning this year’s award winners at the annual Award Ceremony and Closing Night Party. Over 650 people attended the event.  http://bit.ly/1GIqh83

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Stage Raw Awards

1st ANNUAL Celebration Theatre co-presents the first-ever Stage Raw Theater Awards, picking up where the L.A. Weekly Theater Awards left off last year, honoring the best work in L.A.’s theaters of up to 99-seats. It’s no secret that many of these theaters, and the quality of the work they produce, are now embattled by pending policies proposed by Actors Equity Association. The first-ever Stage Raw ...

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