Cabrillo Music Theatre, the Ovation Award-winning Resident Musical Production Company of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, is proud to announce it will be hosting the LA Stage Alliance 2010 Ovation Awards Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. Monday, January 17, 2011.
The Ovations are the nationally renowned annual awards that pay tribute to artistic excellence in theatre. The awards will be presented at the 1,800-seat Fred Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks.
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Carole W. Nussbaum, President/Chief Executive Officer of Cabrillo Music Theatre, says: “It is a privilege to work in partnership with LA Stage Alliance in the joyful celebration of Southern California theatre. The Ovations are LA’s most coveted theatre honor, as the LA Times put it. It’s a privilege for Cabrillo to host the aAwards in our theatre. We applaud all the nominees. “
As the host of these awards, Cabrillo Music Theatre welcomes the brightest stars of stage and screen, performing artists, and a variety of influential figures to a lavish ceremony and receptions in tribute to Southern California’s finest talents. Recent Ovation Award winners and nominees include Jerry Herman, Dolly Parton, Annette Bening, and Tony Award-Winner Sutton Foster (Thoroughly Modern Millie).
Recent presenters have included Neil Patrick Harris, Garry Marshall, Tony Shalhoub (“Monk”), and Tonya Pinkins (“All My Children”). Theatres from all across Southern California are represented each year including the Center Theatre Group (Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, and Kirk Douglas Theatre), Pantages Theatre, Geffen Playhouse and Musical Theatre West, to name just a few.
Established in 1989, the Ovations pay tribute to artistic excellence in theatre production, design and performance. The Ovations shine a bright spotlight on the finest performing artists in Southern California on a local, state, and national level. These prestigious awards capture national media coverage throughout the nation as the recognition of the highest artistic achievements.
Tickets to the 2010 Ovation Awards can be purchased by going to www.lastagealliance.com or by calling 213-614-0556.