The winners of the 2011 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards have been announced. The prizes were presented in a ceremony held on March 19 at A Noise Within in Pasadena.
Edi Gathegi walked away with a Lead Performance Awards together with Sam Anderson, Anne Gee Byrd, L. Scott Caldwell and Lisa O'Hare.
The award Edi won was due to a theatre production in the Geffen Playhouse.
It has been a hub of the Los Angeles theater scene since opening its doors in 1995. Noted for its intimacy and celebrated for its world-renowned mix of classic and contemporary plays, provocative new works and musicals, the Geffen Playhouse continues to present a body of work that has garnered national recognition.
Named in honor of entertainment mogul and philanthropist David Geffen, who made the initial donation to the theater, the company is helmed by Producing Director and President of the Board Gilbert Cates, Artistic Director Randall Arney, Managing Director Ken Novice and Chairman of the Board Frank Mancuso.
Edi is know for the roles he has played in several successful box office movies like Twilight: New Moon as vampire Laurent.
The Kenyan born actor was also in two feature films, the literary adaptation, Atlas Shrugged: Part I and the X-Men: First Class.