Denzel Washington To Receive New Dramatists’ 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award

Deadline | 3/18/2018 | Greg Evans
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Denzel Washington, about to hit the Broadway stage in George C. Wolfe’s production of The Iceman Cometh, will receive New Dramatists’ 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award, an honor that’s previously gone to such stage artists as Audra McDonald, Bernadette Peters, Edward Albee, Meryl Streep and Stephen Sondheim, among others.

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The award will be presented to the Oscar- and Tony-winning actor at New Dramatists’ 69th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute on May 15 in New York.

“Mr. Washington has earned his career status through hard-work and excellence,” said Emily Morse, Artistic Director of New Dramatists. “He’s a professional actor who continues to pursue artistic and career challenges, like undertaking the plays of August Wilson, an alumnus of New Dramatists, and Eugene O’Neill, for example, and it’s his fearless risk-taking that connects him to what the playwrights working...
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