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Chapman Roberts, Loretta Abbott, André De Shields, David Greer, Norm Lewis, Cherine Anderson, Lawrence Evans, Colby Christina & Nicholas A. Jenkins to Receive Special AUDELCO Awards on Nov. 17; 2014 AUDELCO Nominees Announced

Remember, Reflect, Celebrate! is the theme of the 42nd Annual Vivian Robinson/AUDELCO  “VIV” Recognition Awards for Excellence in Black Theatre 2013 – 2014 Theatre Season, which will be held at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th St. in New York on Monday, Nov 17, 2014.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Photo by Lia Chang

Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Photo by Lia Chang

The honorary co-chairs are Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Ebony Jo-Ann, Debbie McIntyre and Billy Mitchell. This year’s awards ceremony honors those who dedicate their lives and talent to entertaining through Black Theatre. The evening will captivate you with majestic music and rich history as AUDELCO pays homage to those who have paved the road as well as rising stars who are blazing their own trails.

“The VIV” Awards, the annual Vivian Robinson/AUDELCO Recognition, are the only formally established awards presented to the black theatre community. AUDELCO (Audience Development Committee, Inc.) was established and incorporated in 1973 by the late Vivian Robinson, to stimulate interest in, and support of performing arts in black communities.

Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space
Mon, Nov 17, 2014
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Awards Presentation: 7:00 p.m.
$125; Seniors $75; Day of Show $150
Group of 15 or more: $100
Rush $50
Tickets may be purchased in person or by calling the Symphony Space Box Office at 212-864-5400.

Click here to purchased tickets online. Call AUDELCO at 1-212-368-6906 for further information.

Below is a list of this year’s special AUDELCO Award recipients:

OUTSTANDING PIONEER AWARD
Chapman Roberts

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Loretta Abbott
André De Shields
David Greer
Norm Lewis

BOARD OF DIRECTORS AWARD
Cherine Anderson
Lawrence Evans

RISING STAR AWARD
Colby Christina
Nicholas A. Jenkins
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The “VIV” Awards Benefit Committee includes Kenneth Abrantes, Camille Bonds, Brian Clark, Daaiya El-Sanual, Lawrence Evans, Terry Gadson, Juanita Howard, Reginald Jordan, Matthew Kirkwood, Ron Lucas, Rome Neal, Catherine Restivo, Voza Rivers, Nizer L. Saunders, Meridith Waddy, Flo Wiley, Charles White and Hassan Wilkerson.

2014 AUDELCO Nominations Announced; Ceremony at Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space on November 17  10/11/14

New York Theatre Workshop’s production of Will Power’s Fetch Clay, Make Man, which takes place during the days leading up to one of Cassius Clay’s most anticipated fights, where the heavyweight boxing champion forms an unlikely friendship with the controversial Hollywood star Stepin Fetchit, has been nominated for 11 AUDELCO Awards for Excellence in Black Theatre.

Nikki M. James, K. Todd Freeman, Ray Fisher and John Earl Jelks in Will Power's Fetch Clay, Make Man, directed by Des McAnuff at NYTW in New York. Photo by Joan Marcus

Nikki M. James, K. Todd Freeman, Ray Fisher and John Earl Jelks in Will Power’s Fetch Clay, Make Man, directed by Des McAnuff at NYTW in New York. Photo by Joan Marcus

The production was nominated for Dramatic Production of the Year, Best Playwright (Will Power), Best Lead Actor (K. Todd Freeman), Best Lead Actor (Ray Fisher), Best Lead Actress (Nikki M. James), Best Director of a Dramatic Production (Des McAnuff), Best Supporting Actor (John Earl Jelks), Best Lighting Design (Howard Binkley), Best Set Design (Riccardo Hernandez), Best Costume Design (Paul Tazewell), and Best Sound Design (Darron L. West).

Harvey Gardner Moore, DeWanda Wise and John Earl Jelks. Photo by Lia Chang

Harvey Gardner Moore, DeWanda Wise and John Earl Jelks. Photo by Lia Chang

John Earl Jelks, who received an Obie Award for his performances in Fetch Clay, Make Man and in Labyrinth Theater Company’s multiple extended production of Dominique Morriseau’s Sunset Baby, is a double AUDELCO nominee this year  with his nod in the category of Outstanding Ensemble Performance with fellow cast members Harvey Gardner Moore and DeWanda Wise. Sunset Baby, a powerful and honest story of one woman’s journey from a brutal existence to her own liberation,  is also nominated for Best Playwright (Dominique Morriseau), Best Director of a Dramatic Production (Kamilah Forbes), Best Costume Design (Esosa), Best Sound Design (Amatus-sami Karim Ali), and Best Dramatic Production of the Year.

Harvey Gardner Moore and DeWanda Wise. Photo by Monique Carboni.

Harvey Gardner Moore and DeWanda Wise. Photo by Monique Carboni.

Classical Theatre of Harlem’s Romeo n Juliet garnered 9 nods including Best Revival, Best Lead Actor (Sheldon Best), Best Lead Actress (Natalie Paul), Best Supporting Actress ( Zainab Jah), Best Supporting Actor (Ty Jones), Best Lighting Design (Paul Hudson), Best Set Design (Anka Lupes), Best Costume Design (Rachel Dozier-Ezell) and Best Sound Design (Eric Sluter).
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New Federal Theatre’s revival of Ed Bullins’ The Fabulous Miss Marie starring Tonya Pinkins and Roscoe Orman received Best Lead Actress and Best Lead Actor nominations, and is competing for Best Revival, Best Set Design (Ademola Olugebefola), Best Costume Design (Ali Turns) and Best Sound Design (Bill Toles).

Tonya Pinkins and Roscoe Orman in New Federal Theatre's revival of Ed Bullins' The Fabulous Miss Marie at Castillo Theatre. Photo by Lia Chang

Tonya Pinkins and Roscoe Orman in New Federal Theatre’s revival of Ed Bullins’ The Fabulous Miss Marie at Castillo Theatre. Photo by Lia Chang

Mama Foundation for the Arts’ ALIVE! 55+ and Kickin’ garnered five AUDELCO nominations including Outstanding Performance in a Musical/Female (Deborah Bingham), Outstanding Performance in a Musical/Female (Renee Walker), Outstanding Performance in a Musical/Male (Matthew Brown), Outstanding Performance in a Musical/Male (Matthew Burke) and Best Choreographer (A.R. Kadeem).

The Alive! cast in performance at Dempsey Theater, 2013. Photo credit: Carol Rosegg.

The Alive! cast in performance at Dempsey Theater, 2013. Photo credit: Carol Rosegg.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson, who took home a Best Director for a Dramatic Production AUDELCO for Signature Theatre’s revival of The Piano Lesson, is nominated for Signature Theatre’s production of August Wilson’s How I Learned What I Learned in the category of Solo Performance. The production is also nominated for Best Lighting Design (Thom Weaver).  Other contenders for Solo Performance include Stefhen Bryan in Soho Playhouse’s Doodu Boy, Helena D. Lewis in Nuyorican Poets Cafe’s Call Me Crazy, and John Douglas Thompson in Westside Theatre’s Satchmo at the Waldorf. 

Ruben Santiago-Hudson in Signature Theatre's production of August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned. Photo by Joan Marcus

Ruben Santiago-Hudson in Signature Theatre’s production of August Wilson’s How I Learned What I Learned. Photo by Joan Marcus

Signature’s Revival of The Piano Lesson Sweeps AUDELCO’s with 8 Wins including Best Revival, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Roslyn Ruff, Chuck Cooper and Brandon J. Dirden; Also Among 2013 “VIV” Winners – Wild with Happy’s Colman Domingo and Sharon Washington, and Storyville’s Mercedes Ellington

Below is a full list of the 2014 “The VIV” Nominees for the 2013-2014 Theatre season. Good luck to all of the nominees.

Best Lighting Design
Howard Binkley (Fetch Clay, Make Man) New York Theatre Workshop
Alan C. Edwards (Dutchman) National Black Theatre/Classical Theatre of Harlem
Marika Kent (The Last Saint on Sugar Hill) National Black Theatre
Paul Hudson (Romeo n Juliet) Classical Theatre of Harlem
Thom Weaver (August Wilson’s How I learned What I Learned) Signature Theatre Company
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Best Set Design
Patrice Andrew Davidson (Maid’s Door) Billie Holiday Theatre
Riccardo Hernandez (Fetch Clay, Make Man) New York Theatre Workshop
Anka Lupes (Romeo n Juliet) Classical Theatre of Harlem
Ademola Olugebefola (The Fabulous Miss Marie) New Federal Theatre
Harlan Penn (The Last Saint on Sugar Hill) National Black Theatre

Scottie Mills and Nicola d’Alessandro in “Maid’s Door,” at The Billie Holiday Theatre. Photo: Helen L. Collen

Scottie Mills and Nicola d’Alessandro in “Maid’s Door,” at The Billie Holiday Theatre. Photo: Helen L. Collen

Best Costume Design
Esosa (Sunset Baby) Labyrinth Theater Company
Harriet Rosebud (Coriolanus: The African Warrior) Take Wing and Soar/New Heritage Theatre Group
Paul Tazewell (Fetch Clay, Make Man) New York Theatre Workshop
Ali Turns (The Fabulous Miss Marie) New Federal Theatre
Rachel Dozier-Ezell (Romeo n Juliet) Classical Theatre of Harlem
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Best Sound Design
Amatus-sami Karim Ali (Sunset Baby) Labyrinth Theater Company
Jacqui Anscombe (Ugly is a Hard Pill) Theater for the New City
Eric Sluter (Romeo n Juliet) Classical Theatre of Harlem
Bill Toles (The Fabulous Miss Marie) New Federal Theatre
Darron L. West (Fetch Clay, Make Man) New York Theatre Workshop
David D. Wright (Coriolanus: The African Warrior) Take Wing and Soar/New Heritage Theatre Group

Rutina Wesley and Grantham Coleman in ONE NIGHT... a co-production of Cherry Lane and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. Photo © Sandra Coudert

Rutina Wesley and Grantham Coleman in ONE NIGHT… a co-production of Cherry Lane and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. Photo © Sandra Coudert

Best Director/Dramatic Production
Jackie Alexander (Maid’s Door) Billie Holiday Theatre
Carl Cofield (Dutchman) National Black Theatre/Classical Theatre of Harlem
Clinton Turner Davis (One Night…) Cherry Lane Theatre/Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
Kamilah Forbes (Sunset Baby) Labyrinth Theater Company
Des McAnuff (Fetch Clay, Make Man) New York Theatre Workshop
Seret Scott (The Last Saint on Sugar Hill) National Black Theatre
Ajene Washington (The Old Settler) Morningside Players

National Black Theatre's production of Keith Josef Adkins The Last Saint on Sugar Hill.

National Black Theatre’s production of Keith Josef Adkins The Last Saint on Sugar Hill.

Best Playwright
Keith Josef Adkins (The Last Saint on Sugar Hill) National Black Theatre
Cheryl L. Davis (Maid’s Door) Billie Holiday Theatre
Charles Fuller (One Night…) Cherry Lane Theatre/Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
Andrea J. Fulton Anscombe (Ugly is a Hard Pill) Theater for the New City
Dominique Morriseau (Sunset Baby) Labyrinth Theater Company
Will Power (Fetch Clay, Make Man) New York Theatre Workshop

Best Supporting Actor
Nate James (aka Nathan James) (Maid’s Door) Billie Holiday Theatre
John Earl Jelks (Fetch Clay, Make Man) New York Theatre Workshop
Ty Jones (Romeo n Juliet) Classical Theatre of Harlem
Cortez Nance (One Night…) Cherry Lane Theatre/Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
Ray Anthony Thomas (Between Riverside and Crazy) Atlantic Theatre Company
Victor Williams (Tough Titty) Warrior’s Journey Productions

Ami Brabson and Victor Williams in Oni Faida Lampley's Tough Titty. Photo by Hunter Canning

Ami Brabson and Victor Williams in Oni Faida Lampley’s Tough Titty. Photo by Hunter Canning

Danny Wolohan, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Jocelyn Bioh (L-R) in An Octoroon at Soho Rep. Photo: Pavel Antonov

Danny Wolohan, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Jocelyn Bioh (L-R) in An Octoroon at Soho Rep. Photo: Pavel Antonov

Best Supporting Actress
Jocelyn Bioh (An Octoroon) Soho Rep
Marsha Stephanie Blake (An Octoroon) Soho Rep
Zainab Jah (Romeo n Juliet) Classical Theatre of Harlem
Melissa Joyner (Maid’s Door) Billie Holiday Theatre
Kimberlee Monroe (The Kitchen) HADLEY Players
Jacquelyn Joyce Revere (IYOM) Workshop Theater Company

Outstanding Performance in a Musical/Female
De’ Adre Aziza (Piece of My Heart) Signature Theatre Company
Deborah Bingham (ALIVE! 55+ and Kickin’) Mama Foundation for the Arts
Dee Dee Bridgewater (Lady Day) Little Shubert Theatre
Deja Nelfiria (Salome: Da Voodoo Princess of Nawlins) Rebel Theatre Company/Nuyorican Poets Cafe
Renee Walker (ALIVE! 55+ and Kickin’) Mama Foundation for the Arts

Outstanding Performance in a Musical/Male
Derrick Baskin (Piece of My Heart) Signature Theatre Company
Christian Lee Branch (Salome: Da Voodoo Princess of Nawlins) Rebel Theatre
Matthew Brown (ALIVE! 55+ and Kickin’) Mama Foundation for the Arts
Matthew Burke (ALIVE! 55+ and Kickin’) Mama Foundation for the Arts

Best Choreographer
Leslie Dockery (Ugly is a Hard Pill) Theater for the New City
A.R. Kadeem (ALIVE! 55+ and Kickin’) Mama Foundation for the Arts
Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj/David Norwood (Salome: Da Voodoo Princess of Nawlins) Rebel Theatre

Outstanding Ensemble Performance
Dutchman (National Black Theatre/Classical Theatre of Harlem)
Sharif Atkins
Ambien Mitchell

Sassy Mamas (HADLEY PLAYERS)
Richarda Abrams
Donald Dash
Nicholas Miles Newton
DeSean Stokes
M. Drue Williams
Cooki Winborn

Sunset Baby (Labyrinth Theater Company)
John Earl Jelks
Harvery Gardner Moore
DeWanda Wise

The Last Saint on Sugar Hill (National Black Theatre)
Danny Johnson
Jaime Lincoln Smith
Yaegel T. Welch
Chinaza Uche
Terrell Wheeler

The Opponent (Red Orchid Theatre/Bisno Productions
Kamal Angelo Bolden
Guy Van Swearingen

Andrea J. Fulton's UGLY IS A HARD PILL at Theater for the New City

Andrea J. Fulton’s UGLY IS A HARD PILL at Theater for the New City

Ugly is a Hard Pill (Theater for the New City)
J’rome Andre
Ken Bolander
Kymbali Craig
Illona S. Dixon
Denise Fair-Grant
Allen Craig Harris
Virgous “Vee” Lunceford
Mark Lang
Gareth E. Lawson
Donnell E. Smith

Helena D. Lewis is nominated for her solo performance in Call Me Crazy at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe.

Helena D. Lewis is nominated for her solo performance in Call Me Crazy at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe.

Solo Performance
Stefhen Bryan (Doodu Boy) Soho Playhouse
Helena D. Lewis (Call Me Crazy) Nuyorican Poets Cafe
Ruben Santiago-Hudson (August Wilson’s How I Learned What I Learned) Signature Theatre Company
John Douglas Thompson (Satchmo at the Waldorf) Westside Theatre

John Douglas Thompson as Louis Armstrong in “Satchmo at the Waldorf”. Photo by T. Charles Erickson

John Douglas Thompson as Louis Armstrong in “Satchmo at the Waldorf”. Photo by T. Charles Erickson

Best Lead Actor
Sheldon Best (Romeo n Juliet) Classical Theatre of Harlem
Grantham Coleman (One Night…) Cherry Lane Theatre/Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
Ray Fisher (Fetch Clay, Make Man) New York Theatre Workshop
K. Todd Freeman (Fetch Clay, Make Man) New York Theatre Workshop
Stephen McKinley Henderson (Between Riverside and Crazy) Atlantic Theater Company
Chris Meyers (An Octoroon) Soho Rep
Roscoe Orman (The Fabulous Miss Marie) New Federal Theatre

Stephen McKinley Henderson, Ray Anthony Thomas, and Victor Almanzar in "Between Riverside and Crazy," written by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Austin Pendleton, at the Atlantic Theater Company. ((c) Kevin Thomas Garcia/Atlantic Theater Company)

Stephen McKinley Henderson, Ray Anthony Thomas, and Victor Almanzar in “Between Riverside and Crazy,” written by Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Austin Pendleton, at the Atlantic Theater Company. ((c) Kevin Thomas Garcia/Atlantic Theater Company)

Best Lead Actress
Ami Brabson (Tough Titty) Warrior’s Journey Productions
Nikki M. James (Fetch Clay, Make Man) New York Theatre Workshop
Scottie Mills (aka Sandra Mills Scott) (Maid’s Door) Billie Holiday Theatre
Petronia Paley (Coriolanus: The African Warrior) Take Wing and Soar/New Heritage Theatre Group
Natalie Paul (Romeo n Juliet) Classical Theatre of Harlem
Tonya Pinkins (The Fabulous Miss Marie) New Federal Theatre
Rutina Wesley (One Night…) Cherry Lane Theatre/Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
Photos: André Braugher, Ami Brabson, Christine Toy Johnson, Antoinette LaVecchia, Richard Topol, Victor Williams, Nikkole Salter, Elizabeth Van Dyke at Oni Faida Lampley’s Tough Titty at the Paradise Factory http://wp.me/pla1d-974

Best Revival
Coriolanus: The African Warrior (Take Wing and Soar/New Heritage Theatre Group)
Dutchman (National Black Theatre/Classical Theatre of Harlem)
In the Wine Time (New Federal Theatre)
Romeo n Juliet (Classical Theatre of Harlem)
The Fabulous Miss Marie (New Federal Theatre)
The Old Settler (Morningside Players)

Dramatic Production of the Year
Fetch Clay, Make Man (New York Theatre Workshop)
Maid’s Door (Billie Holiday Theatre)
One Night… (Cherry Lane Theatre/Rattlestick Playwrights Theater)
Sunset Baby (Labyrinth Theater Company)
The Last Saint on Sugar Hill (National Black Theatre)

Other articles on the Audelcos:
2014 AUDELCO Nominations Announced; Ceremony at Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space on November 17
Signature’s Revival of The Piano Lesson Sweeps AUDELCO’s with 8 Wins including Best Revival, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Roslyn Ruff, Chuck Cooper and Brandon J. Dirden; Also Among 2013 “VIV” Winners – Wild with Happy’s Colman Domingo and Sharon Washington, and Storyville’s Mercedes Ellington 
Knock Me a Kiss Sweeps Audelcos with 9 Wins Including Best Dramatic Play, André De Shields, Marie Thomas, Charles Smith and Chuck Smith
Photos: André De Shields, Erin Cherry, Gillian Glasco, Marie Thomas, Sean Phillips, Morocco Omari, Charles Smith and Chuck Smith Among 13 Audelco Nods for Knock Me a Kiss
Costume Designer Karen Perry Receives Audelco Nod for The Public’s Brother/Sister Trilogy by Tarell Alvin McCraney
Classical Theatre of Harlem’s Archbishop Supreme Tartuffe, MTC’s Ruined, De Shields and Nottage Among 2009 Audelco Winners
AUDELCO 2009 “The VIV” Nominees for the 2008-2009 Theatre Season

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Lia Chang is an actor, a performance and fine art botanical photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia starred as Carole Barbara in Lorey Hayes’ Power Play at the 2013 National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, N.C., with Pauletta Pearson Washington, Roscoe Orman, and made her jazz vocalist debut in Rome Neal’s Banana Puddin’ Jazz “LADY” at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York. She is profiled in Jade Magazine.

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One comment on “Chapman Roberts, Loretta Abbott, André De Shields, David Greer, Norm Lewis, Cherine Anderson, Lawrence Evans, Colby Christina & Nicholas A. Jenkins to Receive Special AUDELCO Awards on Nov. 17; 2014 AUDELCO Nominees Announced

  1. Kelvyn Bell
    November 19, 2014

    Thank you so much for sharing – Kelvyn

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