Faculty Member Nominated NAACP Award
October 24, 2013
Professor John Iacovelli has been nominated for the 23rd NAACP Theatre Award for Set Design.This nomination recognizes his Pasadena Playhouse design for Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage starring Vanessa Williams and David St. Louis.
This is the fourth such nomination for Professor Iacovelli, who won the 22nd NAACP Theatre Award for Set Design for Blues for An Alabama Sky, by Pearl Cledge, starring Robin Givens.
The NAACP Theatre Awards are presented by the Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP Branch. Ron Hasson is Branch President and Tia Boyd is the Executive Producer for the NAACP Theatre Awards Show. The prestigious star-studded gala is produced for the purpose of honoring thespians among the best in the field of entertainment. The branch also celebrates a four-day theater festival, which provides a platform for thespians to express their craft and share their contributions with an audience of their peers, the community and other individuals who celebrate live theater in Los Angeles.