The NAACP Beverly Hills/ Hollywood Branch and executive producer, Tia Boyd announced the presenters for the 28th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards on Monday, June 17, at the Millenium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
Actors Loretta Devine, Orlando Bloom (“Pirates of the Caribbean”), James Pickens, Jr. (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Richard Roundtree (“Shaft”), Raven-Symone’ (“Raven’s Home”) and Julius Tennon will bestow L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson Jr. with the President’s Award, Viola Davis with the Trailblazer Award, Lillias White with the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Condola Rashad with the Spirit Award.
Other notable presenters include Bill Duke (“Black Lightning”), Kimberly Elise (“Star”), Quincy Brown (“Star”), Logan Browning (“Dear White People”), Wendy Raquel Robinson (“The Game”), Margaret Avery (“Being Mary Jane”), Carly Hughes (“American Housewife”), Clint Culpepper, Emayatzy Corinealdi (“Red Line”), Edwina Findley Dickerson (“If Loving You Is Wrong”), Glynn Turman (“How To Get Away With Murder”), London Brown (“Ballers”), Terrill Tilford (“The Young and the Restless”), Kim Estes (“Dicks”), Iona Morris, Matty Rich, Jodi Carol Harrison and Darn Oldham.
Also, performances by the Amazing Grace Conservatory and saxophonist J. Boykin, plus the comedic stylings of host comedian, Loni Love, are scheduled.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at https://tinyurl.com/TicketsJune17. For a list of nominees, visit https://tinyurl.com/TheatreAwardNominees. For more information, visit naacptheatreawards.com.