NY-1 Anchor Cheryl Wills and Def Poetry Jam co-founder Danny Simmons co-hosted the ceremony.
Below is the Complete List of Winners, congrats to all.
Best Dramatic Play – Knock Me A Kiss
Lead Actor – Andre De Shields – Knock Me A Kiss
Lead Actress – tied with Kimberlee Monroe – Nobody Knew Where They Was
and Sanaa Latham – By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
Supporting Actress – Marie Thomas – Knock Me A Kiss
Supporting Actor – Andre Holland – The Whipping Man
Outstanding Performance (Male) – Tommi Thompson – The Widow and Miss Mamie
Outstanding Performance (Female) – Toni Seawright – The Widow and Miss Mamie
Outstanding Musical Director – Ron Granger – The Widow and Miss Mamie
Solo Performance – Stephanie Berry – The Shaneequa Chronicles
Playwright: Charles Smith – Knock Me A Kiss
Director (Dramatic) – Chuck Smith – Knock Me A Kiss
Director (Musical) Production: Lee Kirk – The Widow and Miss Mamie
Lighting: Shirley Prendergast – Knock Me A Kiss
Set Design – Anthony Davidson – Knock Me A Kiss
Sound Design – Bill Toles – Knock Me A Kiss
Choreography – Tracy Jack – It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues
Costumes – Ali Turns – Knock Me A Kiss
Production of the Year: Tie for The Widow and Miss Mamie and Ain’t Nothing But the Blues
Recipient of the Board of Director’s Award – Rome Neal, Jackie Jeffries, Jacquetta L. McMurray
Outstanding Pioneer Awards went to Felix E. Cochren, Mary Alice Smith, James Pringle
Special Achievement Awards: Clifford B. Simmons (Blue Nile Passage), Journalist, Playwright and Director Hazel Rosetta Smith, Fortune Society and the Significant Elders group
AUDELCO’s Rising Star Award: Eden Sanaa Duncan Smith (Lion King), (Fences) is a youth radio host on the Aunt Jewel’s Bedtime Stories show on Blakeradio.com, Rainbow Soul.
Honorary chairs for the 39th Annual AUDELCO Awards were LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Samuel L. Jackson, Hattie Winston and Harold Wheeler.
Other Articles by Lia Chang
Photos: David Henry Hwang, Jennifer Lim, Leigh Silverman, Samuel L. Jackson, Kenny Leon, David Ives, Douglas Carter Beane and More at The Drama Desk & Fordham University Theatre Program’s “Anatomy of a Breakout” Panel
Photos: Leviathan Lab’s Twelfth Night at the Arclight through 11/19
Christine Toy Johnson Leads the Cast of Pan Asian Repertory Theatre’s Shanghai Lil’s, 11/11-11/27/11
David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish Takes Home 2 Jeff Awards
Cathy Foy-Mahi Plays Bloody Mary in 2011-2012 National Tour of South Pacific
Photos: Backstage with the Cast of Chinglish and David Henry Hwang at the Longacre Theatre
Lia Chang Photos: Opening Night of Mu Performing Arts’ Katie Hae Leo’s Four Destinies
Lia Chang Photos: Backstage at Mu Performing Arts’ Four Destinies by Katie Hae Leo
Art by Nicholas Galanin Featured in Kindred Spirits, Native American Influences on 20th Century Art, at Peter Blum Soho in NY, 10/29/11-1/14/12
Photos: Crossroads’ Ain’t Misbehavin’
Up Close and Personal with Rick Shiomi, Award-winning Playwright and Artistic Director of Mu Performing Arts
Broadwayworld.com Photo Flash: Library of Congress’ IN REHEARSAL Exhibit
Lia Chang Theater Portfolio at Library of Congress Features Photos of Thom Sesma’s Makeup Transformation as Scar in Disney’s The Lion King Las Vegas, Robert Lee and Leon Ko’s Heading East Starring BD Wong, David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish, and Samrat Chakrabarti and Sanjiv Jhaveri’s Bakwas Bumbug! on View Through August 2Photos and Video: Disney’s The Lion King Las Vegas- In the Makeup Chair with Thom Sesma
Photos: “How To Succeed” stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rose Hemingway & John Larroquette at Lord & Taylor Fifth Ave
Photos: David Duchovny, John Earl Jelks, Amanda Peet, Tracee Chimo at Opening Night Party of Neil LaBute’s Break of Noon
Multimedia: Promises, Promises’ Stars Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes at Lord & Taylor Fifth Ave
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Lia Chang is an actor, performance and fine art botanical photographer, and an award-winning multimedia journalist. Click here for the Lia Chang Articles Archive and here for the Lia Chang Photography Website.