Smith in "Fences". Directed by Ron OJ Parson. Wilson, J. Directed by Jonathan Wilson, and produced by Pegasus Players. Was dean of the prestigious Yale University School of Drama from to Best Direction Drama or Comedy. The featured players of " Play On! The Oscar Brown Jr. Best Direction Musical or Revue. Sheldon Epps - Play On!
Best Direction Ensemble. Ron O. Seret Scott - Spunk - Court Theatre. Since , the corporation has invested five percent of its income in the community it serves. Target partners with nonprofit organizations, guests and team members to help meet community needs. Best Ensemble Acting. Transformations - Goodman Studio Theatre. The Lorraine Hansberry Award Lorraine Hansberry - , playwright and painter, whose play A Raisin in the Sun was the first drama by a black woman to be produced on Broadway.
Best Writing Original or Adaptation. TIE - Lydia R. Marion J. Produced by The Court Theatre. TIE - K. Smith - Fences - Court Theatre. Produced by Black Ensemble Theater. The Sammy Davis Jr. Award Sammy Davis, Jr. Sammy starred in Golden Boy on Broadway, and was often called "the world's greatest entertainer". Chester M. Produced by Steppenwolf Theatre Company.
A Howard University alumni, wrote and starred in Purlie Victorious , that was turned into a movie, then Tony award winning Broadway musical. Kenn E. Bojangles was widely hailed "king of the tap dancers". Robinson's early years was spent performing in the genre called "vaudeville". Starred on Broadway in the 's and then films.
Dwight L. Produced by The Goodman Theatre J.
An alumni of Hunter College, broke ground in as the first black woman to play lead roles in the Shakespeare Festival. Has been nominated seven times for Emmy Awards, and was a winner for the t. Highly respected and noted for her performance in Alice Childress's Wedding Band. Married to actor Ossie Davis for 55 years both considered natural treasures.
My name is Hezekiah Watkins. Pascal, C. Horn, G. She has given numerous presentations about women soldiers in over ten states. He is the Co-Publisher of Genespage.
Lynn M. Faye Butler as Ella Fitzgerald in "Ella".
Produced by Northlight Theatre. Lena broke boundaries in film and theatre as an actress in the 's. Produced by Court Theatre. Eartha then branched out to a luminous career in theatre, film, and t.
Tonya Pinkins - Play On! Todd Freeman, produced by Steppenwolf Theater Company. Actor, Singer, and Political Activist. Starred on broadway, had a very successful million-selling recording career. Kelvin Roston, Jr. Started her career in the black vaudeville circuit, became known as "Sweet Mama Stringbean". A broadway recording and film star, who received 2 Academy Award nominations in for Pinky and in for A Member of the Wedding.
Patton - Stoops - eta Creative Arts Foundation. Charlette Speigner - Gee's Bend - Northlight. Carla Stillwell - Radical Hearsay Patrese D. McClain - Spunk - Court Theatre. Washington made his professional acting debut in the made-for-television movie Wilma. His big break came in the movie Carbon Copy He co-starred in the television series St. Elsewhere from to Washington has been awarded two Academy Awards for his film acting. Most Promising Actor.
Francois Battiste. Corey Cantrell. Keir Thirus. Phillip James Brannon.
Michael Bartlett. Scott Baity, Jr.
Wardell Julius Clark. Preston Tate, Jr. Brian Keys. Rashad's early stage credits begin with The Negro Ensemble Company.