Part of the cast of Curtains

Part of the cast of Curtains


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.

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