Women In Theatre Rolls Out the Eighth Annual Red Carpet Awards

Women In Theatre looks forward to honoring the winners of the 2011 Red Carpet Awards at a luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Castaways Restaurant in Burbank, 12—2:30 p.m. Doors open for the Reception Area at 11 a.m., a Cash Bar and Silent Auction are held prior to the event, benefiting WIT Outreach programming.

The Red Carpet Awards highlight the month of October as the U.S. National Arts and Humanities month. This recognition also allows us to focus on the outstanding work being supported in Los Angeles, honoring groups and individuals for their artistry, creativity and passion for the performing arts. The Red Carpet represents the excitement of a special event while symbolizing the highest degree of hospitality. Join us as we illuminate creative efforts and inspired dedication to the arts.

We are proud to honor this varied list of 2011 Red Carpet Award recipients, each profoundly committed to deeply rooted craft and artistry, inspiring our community here and abroad.

WIT Lifetime Achievement Award: Debbie Reynolds

WIT Theatrical Champion Award: Lee Melville

WIT Humanitarian Award: Lee Meriwether

Theatres, Groups, Organizations: 24th Street Theatre; Academy of New Musical Theatre; Bootleg Theater; Cornerstone Theater Company; Los Angeles Dream Shapers; Greenway Arts Alliance; Victory Theatre; Vox Femina Los Angeles

Individuals: Nona Daly & Peggy Holmes; Suzanne Lummis; Penny Moore; Trish Ostroski

Cost is $75 postmarked before Oct. 12 and $80 at the door, as space permits. Tickets may be purchased by check to Women In Theatre, and mailed to 11684 Ventura Blvd., Suite 444, Studio City, CA 91604.

Castaways Restaurant, Mountain View Room, is located at 1250 Harvard Rd. in Burbank. For more information, call (818) 763-5222 and visit redcarpet@womenintheatre.com.


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