Saturday: The Torch Bearers Award Ceremony Salutes Douglas Turner Ward & Highlights on Inside New York!

This Saturday, "Inside New York" will broadcast full coverage of the Torch Bearers Award Ceremony saluting Douglas Turner Ward and some of the highlights!

The Torch Bearers for Black Theatre presented a wonderful evening of theatre and awards honoring first and foremost, Douglas Turner Ward, “The Godfather of African-American Theatre.” Mr. Ward, co-founder of the legendary Negro Ensemble Company (NEC), received a Special Honors Award for 50 Years of Black Theatre. Torch Bearers Felix E. Cochran, Brenda Denmark, Joyce Sylvester and Richard Wesley passed the torch to distinguished recipients.

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