The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced the recipients of its 50th annual awards for distinguished achievement in theatre tonight at Pasadena Playhouse. Wenzel Jonespresided over the festivities, and Christopher Raymond served as music director.
The Asian American theatre artists include
Ted Schmitt Award for world-premiere play: Lauren Yee for Cambodian Rock Band, originally produced by South Coast Repertory
“Cambodian Rock Band,” South Coast Repertory
Conrad Ricamora, “Soft Power,” Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre
Daisuke Tsuji, “Cambodian Rock Band,” South Coast Repertory
Jennifer Chang, “Vietgone,” East West Players
CGI / Projection
Kaitlyn Pietras and Jason H. Thompson, “Vietgone,” East West Players
Thomas Isao Morinaka and Aaron Aoki, fight choreography for “Vietgone,” East West Players
GO to the LA Drama Critics website for complete list of winners.