The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle named the winners of its annual awards on Monday for stage productions that opened last year. Sharing the honors for best production were the national tour of
The group gave its award for best revival production to "Waiting for Godot" at the Mark Taper Forum.
It was a big night for Center Theatre Group, which oversees the Ahmanson, Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas theaters. The company received 10 awards, plus a special award for excellence.
"Waiting for Godot" took home five awards. "Cyrano," which was a co-production between the Fountain and Deaf West Theatre, picked up a total of four awards.
Founded in 1969, the L.A. Drama Critics Circle consists of 15 theater reviewers who write for various print and online publications. One of its members is David C. Nichols, who reviews theater productions for The Times.
The directing award went to Michael Arabian for "Waiting for Godot," Shirley Jo Finney for "In the Red and Brown Water" and Simon Levy for "Cyrano."