Every year, John Garcia presents a Column Awards Show to honor the best in area theater. He held it a few times at the Irving Arts Center, but for the past couple of years, the show took place at the Granville Arts Center in Garland.
This year, MainStage Irving-Las Colinas received six awards. Here’s the breakdown:
- Best Musical Director of a Musical: Scott Eckert, Curtains.
- Best Choreography of a Musical: Kelly McCain, Curtains.
- Chita Rivera Dance Award, Female: Jamie Ecklund, Curtains.
- Best Supporting Actor in a Musical: Lon Barrera, Curtains.
- Best Featured Actress in a Musical: Andi Allen, Curtains.
- Best Featured Actor in a Play: Peter DiCesare, A Flea in her Ear.
Up next for Mainstage is Kind Lady, which runs March 11-26 at the Irving Arts Center. Call 972-252-2787.