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LADCC names nominees

'Book of Mormon,' 'War Horse' earn nods

Tony faves “The Book of Mormon” and “War Horse” are among the shows to score award noms from the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, set to hold its annual kudofest in March.

“Mormon” and “War Horse,” each with three noms including top production, both made stops in L.A. as part of a national tour. Leading the pack in overall nods were South Coast Rep’s “Jitney,” Center Theater Group’s “Waiting for Godot” and the Hayworth Theater’s “Silence! The Musical,” all three coming in at five noms apiece.

Roster of acting noms includes JoBeth Williams, earning a nod for “The Fall to Earth” from the Odyssey Theater Ensemble, and John Hurt, recognized for solo perf for his stint in “Krapp’s Last Tape” at the Kirk Douglas Theater.

Special awards will go to writer Evelina Fernandez (for “A Mexican Trilogy”), Celebration Theater (which produced a local production of “The Color Purple” that picked up two noms), Fountain Theater, set designer Stephen Gifford, composer David O. and director Elina de Santos. Plaques will go to the puppet creators of “War Horse,” to the fight directors of “West Side Story” at Anaheim’s Chance Theater and to Center Theater Group.

French Stewart, who played the title role in nominated production “Stoneface: The Rise and Fall of Buster Keaton,” will host the awards ceremony, set for March 18 at the Los Angeles Theater Center.

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