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The Billie Holiday Theatre's production of AUTUMN sweeps the Audelco "Viv" Awards
Among an illustrious list of contenders, The Billie Holiday Theatre's production of AUTUMN swept the night!
By: The Billie Holiday Theatre
"This is an extraordinary honor for The Billie's production of AUTUMN to be recognized by the AUDELCO "Viv" Awards with six nominations and six wins," stated Dr. Indira Etwaroo, Executive Director. "The celebration of Black excellence in theater by our own theater community is everything."
About AUTUMN, the political drama
Tapping the genius of Richard Wesley and the vision of acclaimed director Walter Dallas, Autumn explores the conflicts that arise when aspirations collide across generational, racial and gender divides marking sharply different political agendas against the needs of the people. AUTUMN rips the band-aid off of political posturing and shows just how sinister campaigns can get when ambition supersedes service.
About The Billie Holiday Theatre
The Billie Holiday Theatre (The Billie), founded in 1972 by Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, is an OBIE and AUDELCO Award-winning theater devoted to the discovery of world-class storytelling with a focus on stories for, by and about people of African descent with 3-4 productions annually. The Billie presents, promotes and sustains art that reflects the definitive issues of our time in and through all of its forms of expression, especially drama, and including jazz, opera, ballet, film, poetry, and other forms of intellectual and instructive entertainment;
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