NAACP Theatre Awards

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NAACP Theatre Awards
Awarded for Excellence in theatre by people of color
Country United States
Presented by NAACP
First awarded 1991
Official website http://www.naacptheatreawards.com/

The NAACP Theatre Awards are a NAACP member voted awards started in 1991 and presented annually by the Beverly Hills-Hollywood branch of the NAACP to honor outstanding people of color in theatre. The ceremonies usually take place in the Los Angeles area following the presentation ceremonies of the NAACP Image Awards. There are also honorary awards: the President's Award, the Trailblazer Award, the Spirit Award, the Community Service Award and The Lifetime Achievement Award.

Award ceremonies[edit]

Year Day Host(s) Location
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005 February 21 Jo Marie Payton/Glynn Turman Vision Theatre
2006[1] February 20 Hill Harper/Valarie Pettiford Directors Guild of America Theatre
2007[2] February 19 Chandra Wilson/Steve Harris Directors Guild of America Theatre
2008[3] July 1 Anthony Anderson/Kimberly Elise Kodak Theatre
2009 [4] August 31 Loretta Devine/Terry Crews Directors Guild of America Theatre

Award categories[edit]

Equity[edit]

Local[edit]

Special awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billy Dee Williams, Tyler Perry, Heavy D, Mitsy Wilson and Magic and Cookie Johnson Will Be Honored At The Beverly Hills/Hollywood 16th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards". Columbus, Ohio: BlackNews.com. 2006. Retrieved 2009-11-23. 
  2. ^ Pincus-Roth, Zachary (2007-02-21). "Fishburne Among Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP Theatre Award Winners". Playbill. Retrieved 2009-11-24. 
  3. ^ Hetrick, Adam (2008-07-01). "Parks, Ray Charles Live! and Color Purple Among NAACP Theatre Award Winners". Playbill. Retrieved 2009-11-24. 
  4. ^ "2009 Honorees/2009 Hosts". United States: Beverly Hills-Hollywood NAACP. 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-23. 

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