The Fountain Theatre will be honored tonight at the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards when the Fountain is presented with the 2012 Best Season Award. The 2012 Fountain season included the west coast premiere of El Nogalar by Tanya Saracho, the world premiere of Cyrano by Stephen Sachs, the United States Premiere of The Blue Iris by Athol Fugard, and the Los Angeles Premiere of In the Red and Brown Water by Tarell Alvin McCraney. The award is accompanied by an honorarium funded by the Nederlander Organization.
In addition to the 2012 Best Season Award, The Fountain Theatre has also earned 6 LA Drama Critics Circle Award nominations for its acclaimed 2012 productions of Cyrano and In the Red and Brown Water:
- Best Production – Cyrano
- Best Director – Simon Levy, Cyrano
- Best Director – Shirley Jo Finney, In the Red and Brown Water
- Best Lead Performance – Troy Kotsur, Cyrano
- Best Ensemble – In the Red and Brown Water
- Best Writing (Adaptation) – Stephen Sachs, Cyrano
The Fountain Theatre’s Award-Winning 2012 Season
More Info on the LA Drama Critics Circle Awards. Tonight’s award ceremony is at the Los Angeles Theatre Center at 7:30pm.