The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle handed out its annual awards at a ceremony Monday evening held at the Colony Theatre in Burbank. As is customary with the group, each category featured multiple winners.
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The award for best revival was given to two productions: "Dreamgirls," from the DOMA Theatre Co., and "The Normal Heart," from the Fountain Theatre. Playwright Jennifer Haley received the award for writing for her play "The Nether," produced by Center Theatre Group at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.
Lead-performance awards were handed out to Tim Cummings for "The Normal Heart," Mary Bridget Davies for "One Night with Janis Joplin," Constance Jewell Lopez for "Dreamgirls" and Paige Lindsey White for "Walking the Tightrope."
Among the special awards of the evening were honors for L.A. Theatre Works for sustained excellence, and the Actors Co-op for an excellent season in a small to mid-size theater.
Last year's winners for best production were
The L.A. Drama Critics Circle has published the full list of 2013 winners on its official site. The organization is comprised of theater reviewers from various local publications, including Margaret Gray and David C. Nichols, who write for The Times.