By Andrew Gans
29 Aug 2011
|Photo by Aubrey Reuben|
Actress and comedian Nicey Nash from ABC's "Dancing With The Stars" hosts the 7 PM event.
Carroll will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Babatunde will receive the Trailblazer Award. Pamela Browner-White is the winner of the President's Award.
Carroll, an Tony Award winner for Best Actress in a Musical for No Strings, was nominated for an Academy Award for "Claudine" and won a Golden Globe Award for her role on the television series "Julia." Carroll has also appeared on Broadway in House of Flowers and Agnes of God and starred as Norma Desmond in the Toronto engagement of Sunset Boulevard.
Director's Guild of America is located in Hollywood at 7920 W. Sunset Blvd.
For more information visit www.bhwdnaacptheatreawards.com.