Ben Vereen
(© Tristan Fuge)
Ben Vereen
(© Tristan Fuge)
The Ensemble Theatre, based in Houston, TX, will present a lifetime achievement award to Tony winner Ben Vereen at the organization's annual black-tie gala, to be held at the Hilton Americas - Grand Ballroom on Saturday, August 25 at 6:30pm.

Vereen won a Tony Award for Pippin and received a Tony Award nomination for Jesus Christ Superstar. His many Broadway credits include Wicked, Chicago, Fosse, and Jelly's Last Jam. He is currently appearing at New York's 54 Below. His many television credits include Tenspeed and Brown Shoe, Roots, How I Met Your Mother and Grey's Anatomy.

The gala will also include the presentations of the Legacy Award to Glynn Turman, the Rising Star Award to Melissa Greggs, and the Corporate Partner of the Year honor to Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line: An Energy Transfer Company.

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