HARLEM - Nominations for the 2011 Lucille Lortel Awards for outstanding achievement off-Broadway were just announced. Daniel Beaty was nominated for an outstanding solo performance in Through The Night, produced by Daryl Roth in association with Jana Robbins, a solo performance where Beaty created six men and women of different ages. Daniel Beaty, who resides in Harlem, is a past Obie, NAACP, and Audelco Award winner for his play Emergency, where he created and played 41 different characters.
Through the Night had its New York premiere in Harlem at the Riverside Theater and was produced by Voza Rivers/New Heritage Theatre Group, The Riverside Theater and Walk Tall Girl productions in May of 2010.
Daniel Beaty is currently working on a new musical titled Tearing down the Walls, book, lyrics and direction by Daniel Beaty and music by Daniel Beaty, Jamal Joseph and Charles Mack. The new musical is being produced the same Harlem team that brought you Emergency and Through the Night.