“There is nothing more joyous and rewarding than attending the Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards which recognize excellence in Black theater. This year the awards will take place on Monday, November 20 at the Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem, at 2116 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard on the 6th floor. The AUDELCO Awards is a Black theater family reunion where we get to applaud the outstanding work our people have done this theater season across a number of different artistic categories. The nominations are in and it is very exciting, as 34 productions made the list!
There’s a three-way tie for the most nominated productions: “Malvolio” presented by the Classical Theatre of Harlem, “Rock & Roll Man,” presented by Caiola Productions, and “The Harder They Come” presented by The Public Theatre. “Malvolio” is up for best play, directed by Ian Belknap and Ty Jones; choreographer, Dell Howlett; lead actor in a play, Allen Gilmore; lead actress in a play, Kineta Kunutu; featured actor in a play, John-Andrew Morrison; featured actress in a play, Marjorie Johnson; set design, Christopher & Justin Swader; lighting design, Alan C. Edwards; costume design, Celeste Jennings; and sound design, Frederick Kennedy.
Come out and support your favorites from the season. Tickets can be purchased by calling 949-291-8266 or 212-368-6906 or visiting www.audelco.org.” – Amsterdam News