Also nominated for awards are Don Cheadle (Topdog/Underdog), Usher (Chicago), Beyoncé ("Dreamgirls"), Mary J. Blige ("Rock of Ages"), Chris Brown, Kobe Bryant, Common, Jay-Z, Bruno Mars, Rihanna, Willow Smith and Kanye West, among others.
Singers Brown and Nicki Minaj are among the performers at the 2012 awards ceremony, which begins at 8 PM ET.
Jackson also appeared on Broadway in The Piano Lesson. An Academy Award nominee for "Pulp Fiction," his other screen credits include "The Sunset Limited," the "Iron Man" films, "Freedomland," "Snakes on a Plane," the "Star Wars" prequels, "The Incredibles," "Unbreakable," "The Negotiator," "Jackie Brown," "Eve's Bayou" and "Jurassic Park," among others. Visit his page at the Playbill Vault.
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Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.