AAPEX Atlanta Awards — AAPEX Atlanta Awards , Betty Chaney , Brenda Porter , Dr. Shirlene Holmes , Jacquay Waller — AAPEX

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

AAPEX Atlanta Awards


There really is no more exciting theatre city than Atlanta - and that's because of the many amazing and talented theatre artists who choose to live and work there. 

The African American Playwrights' Exchange is pleased to salute Atlanta as our Theatre City of the Year 2013 and to recognize four extraordinary Atlantan's with the following awards. 

Betty Chaney
Playwright Betty Chaney with Best Family Drama 2013 award for her touching and thought provoking script THE ROOTING PLACE

Jacquay Waller
Playwright/Actor/Director/Producer Jacquay Waller as our Artist of the Year 2013. www.catchingdreamz.com and www.jacquaywaller.com 

Dr. Shirlene Holmes
Actress/Director Brenda Porter and playwright Dr. Shirlene Holmes with our Educators Award 2013 for their collaboration on Ms. Porter's one woman historical show, PATHWAYS. www.pathwaysproductions.com 

Please come and meet our award winners this Sunday, 2:30 pm at the Rialto Theatre, 80 Forsyth St. and enjoy a reading of Betty Chaney's The Rooting Place, directed by Brenda Porter and follow us at www.africanamericanplaywrightsexchange.blogspot.com Seating is limited. Reservations are mandatory and may be made at 404-758-6871 

For further information, contact Jaz Dorsey, Dramaturg, The Actors' Reading Room. 615-915-0891

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