Some Black Boy Joy and Black Girl Magic for your world today! Category is… Black Theatre Excellence! The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards streamed virtually via Facebook on November 30th. The AUDELCO Awards, which honors Black Theatre and its artists in New York City, was hosted by LaChanze and Roger Guenveur Smith. Several awards went to some of the most talked-about shows of the season including The Dark Star from Harlem: The Spectacular Rise of Josephine Baker, One in Two, The Wrong Man, and For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf.
Winners included Donja R. Love for his play One in Two, Joshua Henry for his role in The Wrong Man, the Billie Holiday Theatre for their production of Reparations, and The Public Theater for the revival of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf. Lifetime Achievement Awards were given to Broadway Black royalty, Andre De Shields, and Voza Rivers.
Congratulations to all the nominees! Watch the show and check out all the winners listed below.
2019 – 2020 Theatre Season “The VIV” Winners & Honorees
LIGHTING DESIGN Alan C. Edwards (The New Englanders