DESERT THEATRE LEAGUE HONORS AREA THEATER ORGANIZATIONS

Morongo Basin theatrical organizations picked up some of the plum prizes Sunday night at the Desert Theater League’s 30th annual Desert Stars awards ceremony in Palm Desert. In addition to trophies for excelling in individual productions, five special awards were given out for theater excellence. Reporter Sara Snyder opens the

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LOCAL THEATERS HOLD THEIR OWN IN REGIONAL AWARD NOMINATIONS

The four local theater organizations of the Morongo Basin were nominated for a large share of the Desert Theatre League’s 2016-17 season “Desert Stars” awards, announced Tuesday. The Desert Theater League is made up of some 30 theatrical producing organizations in the hi- and low deserts. The Hi-Desert Cultural Center

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MORONGO BASIN THEATERS BRING HOME DESERT THEATER LEAGUE AWARDS

The Desert Theatre League, an organization of 30 amateur and professional theater organizations in the hi- and low-desert areas, held its annual “Desert Stars Awards” Sunday night at a sold-out event in Palm Desert. Morongo Basin theaters were well represented, bringing home some of the top awards from hundreds of

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DESERT THEATER LEAGUE NOMINATIONS FOR FOUR AREA THEATER COMPANIES

The community theaters of the Morongo Basin have been recognized by the Desert Theatre League for more than 100 Desert Star Award nominations for the 2015/2016 theater season. The awards cover the entire Coachella Valley and include both the Hi- and Low-Desert theaters. Twentynine Palms’ Theatre 29, Joshua Trees’ Hi-Desert

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN LAUDED AS LOCAL THEATERS WIN DESERT THEATRE LEAGUE AWARDS

A Twentynine Palms woman was honored with an “unsung heroes” award Sunday for her volunteer work with Theatre 29. Kerry Jimenez was awarded the Bill Kuhlman Award by the Desert Theatre League during its Desert Star Awards ceremony in Palm Desert. The award recognizes her contributions to the theater that

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OVERLOOKED DESERT THEATRE LEAGUE AWARDS

In our story yesterday about the Desert Theater League award nominations, we inadvertently left out the four nominees for the Theatre 29 musical, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood.” “Edwin Drood” received nominations for outstanding director, choreography, and lead actress and lead actor in a musical. Z107.7 regrets the omission, and

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MORONGO BASIN LIVE THEATERS NET 59 DESERT STAR NOMINATIONS

The Community Theaters of the Morongo Basin have been recognized by the Desert Theatre League for a combined 59 Desert Star Award nominations for the 2014/2015 theater season. The awards cover the entire Coachella Valley and include both the Hi- and Low-Desert theaters. Twentynine Palms’ Theatre 29, Joshua Trees’ Hi-Desert

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THREE AREA THEATERS BRING HOME DESERT THEATRE LEAGUE AWARDS

Performers and directors at three Morongo Basin theaters brought home golden statues at Sunday night’s award ceremony presented by the Desert Theatre League. Leading the pack with four wins was the Hi-Desert Cultural Center’s “Moon over Buffalo,” which won outstanding production of a comedy. Marge Doyle and Wendy Cohen, a

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MORONGO BASIN THEATERS GET 32 DESERT THEATER LEAGUE NOMINATIONS

Hi-Desert theatrical productions have garnered 32 Desert Star Award nominations by the Desert Theater League for 2013-14. Leading the way with 16 nominations is Theatre 29 in Twentynine Palms. The nominations include “The Perils of Goldilocks” for Outstanding Production: Comedy/Drama—Youth Theatre, with Natalie Coughlin as Outstanding Lead Actress, and John

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