Stage Scene L.A. has recognized PCPA’s 2012 Summer Season with 6 Scenies Awards. Editor Steven Stanley reviewed 267 productions throughout L.A. as well as theaters in San Diego and as far north as Solvang. Stanley received over 1,000 review requests between September 1, 2011 and August 31, 2012.

Artistic Director Mark Booher stated, “We’re naturally really pleased to have the strong work of the company and several of the stellar artists at PCPA Theaterfest recognized in this year’s Scenies Awards.  We’re especially appreciative that the very busy Steven Stanley makes his way up to see the excellent work that’s happening in Santa Barbara County and fondly hope this recognition will inspire Los Angeles area lovers of theater to do the same.”

PCPA’s 2012 Scenies are:

Best Musical Production
Daddy Long Legs

Best Duo Performance – Daddy Long Legs
Ephie Aardema and Kevin Earley

Best Musical Production
Legally Blonde

Best Direction – Legally Blonde
Michael Jenkinson

Best Choreography – Legally Blonde
Michael Jenkinson

Best Performance by a Lead Actress Musical – Legally Blonde
Jessica Crouch

In a release Steven Stanley explained that this year’s Scenies are based on scores recorded at the time of each review and are presented to productions and artists receiving the highest scores.
“Given the amount and level of talent in the Southern California theater scene, no limit is placed on the number of Scenies presented each year.”