Philadelphia's InterAct Theatre Company to Receive AEA's Rosetta LeNoire Award
The Rosetta LeNoire Award, established in 1988, recognizes outstanding artistic contributions to the universality of the human experience in American Theater. The Award is given to an individual, theater or producing organization with an exemplary record in the hiring or promotion of ethnic minorities, female actors and actors with disabilities through multi-racial and/or non-traditional casting. The award was named in honor of the actress Rosetta LeNoire.
Founded in 1988, InterAct's mission is to educate, as well as entertain its audiences, by producing world-class, thought-provoking productions, and by using theatre as a tool to foster positive social change in the school, the workplace and the community. The theatre is known for producing plays that explore issues of social, cultural and political relevance, dramatizing complex and often controversial issues with artistic integrity and fairness.For more information about InterAct Theatre Company, click here.