Alums Tommy Smith (BA '01) and Stasha Surdyke (BA '98) earned awards at the 46th annual L.A. Drama Critics Circle Awards. Smith's play Fireman, at Echo Theater Company, was honored in multiple categories: Writing (Smith), Production, Direction, Lead Performance, and Featured Performance. Boston Court's production of Stupid Fucking Bird, in which Surdyke starred, won for Ensemble Performance, as well as Production, Direction, and Writing.
The LA Times had previously named both plays to its list of best stage shows of 2014.