NAACP Theatre Award – Spirit Award

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The Spirit Award is an honorary award, one of the NAACP Theatre Awards, an American award scheme run by the NAACP to honor outstanding people of color in theater.

The Spirit Award is presented to an individual who is judged by NAACP members to bring energy, tenacity, innovation, commitment, talent, and of course, spirit, to the theater scene.[1]

Award winners[edit]

NAACP Theatre Award – Spirit Award
Year Honoree
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006[1] Heavy D
2007[2] Usher
2008[3][4] Vivica A. Fox
2009[5][6] Tichina Arnold

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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 Winnersy". Playbill. Retrieved 2009-11-24. 
  3. ^ "2008 Honorees". United States: Beverly Hills-Hollywood NAACP. 2008. Retrieved 2009-11-23. 
  4. ^ "Hook a girl up.(the week's best photos)(Vivica A. Fox at the NAACP Theatre Awards )(Brief article)." Jet. Johnson Publishing Company Inc. 2008. Retrieved October 02, 2015 from HighBeam Research: http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-181897327.html
  5. ^ "2009 Honorees/2009 Hosts". United States: Beverly Hills-Hollywood NAACP. 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-23. 
  6. ^ "NBA Star, Doug Christie, Announced as Presenter at the 19th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards." Telecommunications Weekly. NewsRX. 2009. Retrieved October 02, 2015 from HighBeam Research: http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-207199909.html

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