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He is a Tony Award Nominee (Best Supporting Actor in a play, in the role of Elder Joseph Barlow in August Wilson's Radio Golf). He also performed on Broadway in August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean in the role of "Solly Two Kings", and Two Trains Running in the role of Wolf. He is a winner of both the Drama Desk Award and the Obie Award for August Wilson's Jitney, which enjoyed a ten month run in New York City. He is also the recipient of the NAACP Theatre Award, the AUDELCO Award, the Ovation Award, and the I.R.N.E. Award.
He has performed internationally in the hit Vietnam play, Tracers, at The Seymoure Center, Sydney, Australia; the Universal Theatre, Melbourne, Australia; The Royal Court Theatre, London, England. He also performed Jitney at London's Prestigious National Theatre on the South Bank winning the Olivier Award for Best New Play.