Iris Beaumier Wins Audelco’s 2020 VIV Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical
Iris Beaumier (BFA ’17) won Best Lead Actress in a Musical at the recent Audelco 2020 VIV Awards for her performance as 20th-century entertainer Josephine Baker in the new musical The Dark Star From Harlem: The Spectacular Rise of Josephine Baker. The production also earned Best Musical, Best Musical Direction, Best Direction, and Featured Actor In A Musical.
The Audelco (Audience Development Committee, Inc.) VIV Awards celebrate the best of Black Theatre in New York City. The ceremony was held virtually on Facebook on November 30.
Above: Iris Beaumier as Josephine Baker from thedarkstarfromharlem.com
Below: The Dark Star from Harlem: The Spectacular Rise of Josephine Baker promotional video from La MaMa.