Diahann Carroll And Obba Babatunde Will Be Honored At 21st Annual NAACP Theatre Awards

by Tambay A. Obenson
August 11, 2011 4:40 AM
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Tony winner Diahann Carroll and Tony nominee Obba Babatunde will be among those honored at the 21st Annual NAACP Theatre Awards, which takes place on August 29, at the Director's Guild of America in Los Angeles.

Actress and comedian Nicey Nash will host the event.

Diahann Carroll will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Obba Babatunde will receive the Trailblazer Award.

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4 Comments

  • Tamara | August 12, 2011 2:13 AMReply

    (But in fairness to ‘em, they are still leaps ahead of the B.E.T. Awards—who are next year bestwoing their Lifetime Achievement Award on rapper Eve!)

    *blinking*

    You have GOT to be kidding.

    Congrats to the honorees...

    Niecy's hosting? What, say what?

  • JMac | August 11, 2011 10:51 AMReply

    Oh, you have GOT to be kidding! >:( Thought I could loosen up on the BET boycott but nope. Who am I kidding - I'd wouldn't watch even if Jesus became CEO.

  • MiddleMyatt | August 11, 2011 9:18 AMReply

    No dis to Obba Babatunde -- but was Haywood Nelson unavailable to instead receive an honor on that night? Oh, NAACP, you've done it again!

    (But in fairness to 'em, they are still leaps ahead of the B.E.T. Awards -- who are next year bestwoing their Lifetime Achievement Award on rapper Eve!)

  • JMac | August 11, 2011 5:07 AMReply

    Niecy Nash is hosting a theatre awards event which will honor Diahann Carroll and Obba Babatunde. Yep, that's the NAACP for you.

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