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Noms for NAACP Theatre Awards announced

July 21, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Nominations were announced Tuesday for the 19th annual NAACP Theatre Awards. It was also announced that Loretta Devine will serve as host for the event.The annual gala is held to honor stage actors of color.

Along with an awards show paying tribute to the year's best performances, the NAACP also holds a two-day festival that features workshops to help artists learn about all aspects of producing a show.

The awards will be handed out August 31.

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