Wolfe to Get Lifetime Achievement Award From Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP

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Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 17th annual Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP Theatre Awards.

The ceremony will take place on Feb. 19 at the Directors Guild of America in Hollywood, CA.

Recent SAG Award winner Chandra Wilson ("Grey's Anatomy," Wolfe's production of Caroline, or Change) and Steve Harris will host the ceremony, which will also include awards for local theatre productions. For a list of nominees, click here.

Past recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award include Billy Dee Williams, Ben Vereen, Robert Guillaume and August Wilson.

Wolfe served as producer of the Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival and won Tony Awards for his direction of Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk and Angels in America: Millennium Approaches.

His other directorial credits include Elaine Stritch: At Liberty, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Jelly's Last Jam, Angels in America: Perestroika, Blade to the Heat, Twilight: Los Angeles 1992, The Tempest, On the Town, Macbeth, The Wild Party and Caroline, or Change. Wolfe also wrote the book for the musicals Jelly's Last Jam and The Wild Party, co-wrote the lyrics for Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk and wrote the play The Colored Museum. He received a DGA Award for HBO's "Lackawanna Blues."

For ticket information call (323) 464-7616 or visit www.bhwdnaacptheatreawards.com.

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