The fast-moving evening awarded in thirty-six categories—13 Southern California theatre companies won, with 33 individual artists receiving awards.
Of the total awards, the Geffen Playhouse received 17 total for their shows "Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol" with Dane Laffrey winning two (2)—Scenic Design and Costume Design - Large Theatre, and "Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole." The Fountain Theatre received six (6) awards for "Cost of Living" and "Hype Man: A Break Beat Play," the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts received four (4) total for their shows "Singin’ in the Rain" and "A Night with Janis Joplin, and Sophina Brown received three (3) for "August Wilson's Two Trains Running," as did the Pasadena Playhouse for "Ragtime."
The Skylight Theatre received two (2) awards for "Bronco Billy – The Musical," as did the Center Theatre Group for "Dana H." and the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts for "Witness Uganda."
The Fountain Theatre received the Best Season Award for "Cost of Living," "Daniel’s Husband," and "Hype Man: A Break Beat Play."
Here are winners at the 30th Annual LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards in the order of their announcements:
PLAYWRITING FOR AN ORIGINAL PLAY
FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY
SOUND DESIGN – Intimate Theatre
VIDEO/PROJECTION DESIGN – Intimate Theatre
VIDEO/PROJECTION DESIGN – Large Theatre