Audelco Nominations

DARNELL’S DELCO NOMS —The critically acclaimed play, Cherchez La Femme: A Musical Excuse, written by August Darnell and Vivien Goldman, that ran earlier this year at NYC’s La Mama, has been nominated for 6 Audelco Awards.

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.

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The nominations are:

* OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN A MUSICAL – FEMALE –  Traci Michelle

* OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN A MUSICAL –MALE – Isaac Gay

* OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN A MUSICAL  – MALE – CB Murray

* DIRECTOR/MUSICAL PRODUCTION – Angie Kristic (Cherchez La Femme: A Musical Excuse)

* CHOREOGRAPHY – Kyndra “Binkie” Reevey (Cherchez La Femme: A Musical Excuse)

* MUSICAL PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR – Cherchez La Femme: A Musical Excuse

Said Darnell of the recognition:  “I am so pleased to receive this news. Now I can truly add ‘playwright’ to my resume. That is something I have desired for a very long time. Good fortune put me in the right place at the right time … with the right team.”

AUDELCO celebrates 44 years of Excellence in Black Theatre this year at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th St. in New York on Monday, November 21 at 7:30 pm.

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What can I say……New York, we came, we put together an amazing team (from actors, a stage manager, production team, tech team to a fabulous creative team of costume, set, lighting and sound designers and more) and we accomplished our goal!!! Along with the amazing La Mama family we succeeded in our mission to give life to Cherchez la Femme!!! We feel so blessed to have worked with so many wonderful and dedicated people and the results showed. It was a success.
Now, what’s next you may ask??? The work does not stop here, that was just the beginning. We are working hard to find the next theatre, the next city to continue this amazing journey for Cherchez la Femme.
Stay tuned for updates!!!
Thanks for everyone who came and saw the show and who supported us! Without you we could not have achieved such greatness.
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Read some of the wonderful press the show received during the limited run this Spring at the Ellen Stewart Theatre, part of the La Mama Experimental Theatre Club in the East Village, New York.

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