Scenes from The 13th Annual Awards
presented on
Monday, October 8, 2007 at
The Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Hotel

Photos by: Isadore Howard

Darryl Dennard, Host

Elegant Table Setting

The cast of "Sarafina" performs

Reginald Lawrence winning for Best Writing of a Play "Trouble The Water"

Happy Moment for Keir Thirus

Genn Jackson and Keir Thirus display awards.

Jonathan Keaton accepting award.

Bethany Thomas's victory walk.

Bethany Thomas at podium to accept award

Robert Hooks in audience.

Robert Hooks on stage to accept award.

A Robert Hooks close-up.

Robert Hooks holding award up high.

Taylar's victory walk.

Taylar at podium to accept award for Best Leading Actress.

Father George Clements presenting an award.

Father George Clements, Jimmy Tillman, and the cast of "Memphis Soul..."

Mignon McPherson of MPAACT accepting award for "Trouble The Water."

Toi Overton, Robert Hooks, Herb Allen, and Vincent Williams

Jonathan Keaton and Inda Craig Galvan holding BTA Awards.

Lorrie Marlow and Robert Hooks

Derrick Sanders, Taylar and Vincent Williams

Robert Hooks and Vincent Williams.

Reggie Lawrence and Vincent Williams

A Table of beautiful MPAACT trophies.

Sitting: Valorie Harris and Deonne Wright; Standing: Vincent Williams and Shelley McIntosh

Sharyon Culberson (beautiful dress) and Family

Vincent Williams, Founder and President of The Black Theater Alliance Awards, Inc.

Brother Blanks Winning for "The Burning Bush"

Jayson Brooks performing "Make Them Hear You"

Keir Thirus at Podium

Allen Gilmore at podium/stage.

Gerald Richardson's victory walk.

Gerald Richardson at podium to accept award.

A crowd cheer for Rick Stone.

Rick Stone at podium to accept award.

Vikki Omega Stokes victory walk.

Vikki Omega Stokes on stage to accept award.

David Goodloe, Ericka Ratcliff, and Daniel J. Bryant.

Ericka Ratcliff on stage to accept award.

Jackie Taylor accepting award for Best Direction.

Eva D. and Jackie Taylor at table holding award for Best Direction of a Musical Play.

Derrick Sanders of Congo Square Theatre Co. accepting award for Best Play (Drama or Comedy).

Toi Overton and Co. performing.

Congo Square Theater Ensemble

Earl Calloway and Vincent Williams


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