June 25, 2020

Lewis Center Faculty Honored at Inaugural Broadway Black Awards

At Broadway Black’s Inaugural Antonyo Awards, several Princeton theater faculty members and guest artists were honored for their work in theater. Presented by Broadway Black, the virtual event held on June 19 celebrated Black artists performing, writing, and designing for theater productions on and Off-Broadway.

Several current and recent Lewis Center for the Arts faculty members won for their work in design and direction. Lecturer in Theater Lawrence Moten won Best Scenic Design for Native Son, and Princeton alumna and OBIE Award-winning guest artist Lileana Blain-Cruz ’06 won Best Director for Anatomy of a Suicide.

Past Hodder Fellow Okwui Okpokwasili won Best Featured Actor in a Play Off-Broadway for her role in For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf.

In addition, several guest artists who have designed for Program in Theater productions were nominated for Antonyo Awards, including Stacey Derosier, Sarita Fellows, Raja Feather Kelly, and Whitney White.

Learn more about the awards and see the full list of winners »


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