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2021 Colman Domingo Award

Monday, September 27, 2021

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern, and actor-playwright-director-producer Colman Domingo announce that Reggie D. White will be the second recipient of the Colman Domingo Award. Seeded in 2019 from the longtime collaboration between The Vineyard and Domingo, the Colman Domingo Award is bestowed annually to a multi-faceted Black male or male-identifying theatre artist to provide support and resources to create new work. Recipients are selected directly by The Vineyard and Mr. Domingo and receive a cash stipend, workshops and other developmental opportunities, access to writing and studio space, mentorship, and the ongoing support of The Vineyard. York Walker received the inaugural award in 2021.


Reggie D. White is a New York-based multidisciplinary theatremaker and educator. Last year he co-conceived and appeared in Vineyard Theatre's virtual piece, Lessons in Survival, which was named Best Theatre of 2020 by The New York Times. His play In Case You Haven't Heard premiered virtually this year at Bay Street Theater.  
Colman Domingo says, “It has been my hope to support the next generation of multi-hyphenate theatre artists in some impactful way. Not only by mentorship, but with a financial award. I knew that this was a perfect partnership with Vineyard Theatre which has been a New York home for me for over 10 years. They helped me flex my artistic muscles as an actor and playwright with my productions of A Boy and His Soul and Dot. They were the cheerleader who helped me see that I had something to offer The Scottsboro Boys, for which I am eternally grateful. I was so honored that they chose to honor my body of work at the 2019 gala. I wanted to give a gift back in return. To create an award for an African American man who could use the hand, access and support that The Vineyard and I could provide. I've watched Reggie blossom into an artist of true conviction a

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Press Release

2021 Colman Domingo Award

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern, and actor-playwright-director-producer Colman Domingo announce that Reggie D. White will be

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Reviews

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Interviews

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