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Rutina Wesley Wins Audie Award for “A Raisin In The Sun”

Posted on the 07 June 2012 by Thevault @The_Vault

Rutina Wesley wins Audie Award for “A Raisin In The Sun”The Audie Awards, which honor the best in audiobooks, were handed out in New York City on Tuesday, June 5 and Rutina Wesley was a winner for  her role as Beneatha Younger in Lorainne Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun.  I saw Rutina in that production of the play when it was recorded and I can verity that she was fabulous in her part.  Here’s a link to my article about it: Rutina Wesley in “A Raisin In The Sun.”

30 Rock star Tina Fey received Audie Awards for Audio Book of the Year and best Biography/Memoir for her narration of her best-seller Bossypants.

Other winners included Jane Fonda for her memoir Prime Time: William Shatner won for Shatner’s Rules; Debbie Allen for Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African-Americans; Hope Davis for her narration of Ann Patchett’s novel State of Wonder; Boyd Gaines, Condola Rashad, and B.D. Wong for Selected Shorts: New American Short Stories; and Rutina Wesley and the L.A. Theatre Works cast of Lorainne Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun.

source: theatermania.com


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