The acclaimed Center Theatre Group revival
of August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and the musical
revue Scorsese – American Crime
Requiem are also among the nominees.
Glynn Turman, Damon Gupton, Keith David and Jason Dirden (Craig Schwartz)
Theatre Group revival of August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black
Bottom, as well as For
the Record: Scorsese – American Crime Requiem at the Wallis, and the
Geffen Playhouse production of The Legend of Georgia McBride are among
the most nominated productions for the 28th annual L.A. Stage Alliance Awards,
which were announced November 2.
The ceremony will take place January 29, 2018, at
the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. The L.A. Stage Alliance administers the Ovation
Center Theatre Group led with a total of 31
nominations. The theatre’s acclaimed revival of Wilson’s 1984 play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom received
seven nominations, including Direction of a Play (Phylicia Rashad), Lead Actor in a Play (Jason Dirden), and Best
Production of a Play. The world premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s The Archduke,
received five nominations including Original Play.
Click here for the full article published on Playbill.com by Adam Hetrick on November 2, 2017.