See Once On This Island Receive Actors’ Equity’s Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award

Photos   See Once On This Island Receive Actors’ Equity’s Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award
 
The award honors shows that exemplify and promote diversity, inclusion, non-traditional casting, and equal opportunity.
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Merle Dandridge, Ken Davenport, and Christine Toy Johnson Joseph Marzullo/WENN

The Tony-winning revival of Once On This Island was presented with Actors' Equity Association's 11th annual Extraordinary Excellence in Diversity on Broadway Award August 8 at Equity’s New York office.

Presented by Equity’s National Equal Employment Opportunity Committee, the award honors shows that exemplify and promote the union’s founding principles of diversity, inclusion, non-traditional casting, and equal opportunity for all who work in the theatre.

Flip through photos of the ceremony below:

Past recipients include the productions of 110 in the Shade and Les Misérables (2007), Billy Elliott (2009), American Idiot (2010), The Merchant of Venice (2011), A Streetcar Named Desire (2012), Cinderella and The Trip to Bountiful (2013), If/Then (2014), It Shoulda Been You (2015), Hamilton, Spring Awakening, and Waitress (2016) and A Doll’s House, Part 2, Come From Away, and Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 (2017).

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