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12 Elly Award Nominations for California Stage

California Stage proudly receives twelve Elly Award nominations for its first two shows of the season — The Vanishing Point and Journey’s End!

Elly Award nomination, vanishing point
Richard Winters (Paul) and Jeremy Minagro (Pierre) in The Vanishing Point.

Producer Ray Tatar commended all the California Stage artists for their determination and willingness to take risks in service of their art. New plays like The Vanishing Point invigorate a company, Ray says, adding, “They force us to work together on a play without any preconceived notions from past productions. Our group understood the honor that we were given with Nedra’s play and AACT’s hopes for their new festival, so we resolved to give it everything we had.”

Nedra Pezold Roberts’ The Vanishing Point earned nods for:
Overall Production–California Stage
Script–Nedra Pezold Roberts
Production of an Original Script–California Stage
Direction–Ray Tatar
Leading Male–Richard Winters
Supporting Female–Emily Kentta
Supporting Male–Jeremy Minagro
Set Design–Buzz Weitz

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The Vanishing Point

California Stage Presents the World Premiere of a National Award-winning Play

California Stage premieres Nedra Pezold Roberts’ powerful, national award-winning new play The Vanishing Point starting March 29th as part of the American Association of Community Theatre’s (AACT) 1st annual AACTNewPlayFest.

California Stage, The Vanishing PointThe Vanishing Point is one of six winning plays chosen from over 250 entries and presented by California Stage and other participating theatres during the national AACTNewPlayFest. Modeling its newest initiative on Texas Non-Profit Theatres’ POPS (Producing Original Plays) program, AACT hopes to give talented playwrights greater exposure while developing new, relevant work for audiences around the country to enjoy. All winning plays will be published in anthology by Dramatic Publishing Company. Continue reading