By Andrew Gans
11 Jul 2012
|Photo by Ken Howard|
The Diversity Award will be presented at a reception prior to Equity's National Council Meeting at the Equity headquarters in New York City July 17.
The Award, presented by Equity’s Eastern Regional Equal Employment Opportunity Committee, "honors and encourages those who actively promote the goals of diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity for all who work in the theatre," according to press notes.
Streetcar stars Blair Underwood in the iconic role of Stanley, Nicole Ari Parker as Blanche, Daphne Rubin-Vega as Stella and Wood Harris as Mitch with Rosa Arredondo, Amelia Campbell, Carmen DeLavallade, Danielle Lee Greaves, J. Mallory-McCree, Aaron Clifton Moten, Morocco Omari, Jacino Taras Riddick, Matthew Saldívar and Count Stovall.
The production is presented by Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones, Anthony Lacavera, BET Networks, Henry G. Jarecki, Simon Says Entertainment and Dancap Productions.
Actors' Equity Association represents more than 49,000 professional stage Actors and Stage Managers nationwide.