Daniel Beaty
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Daniel Beaty

New York City, New York, United States

New York City, New York, United States
Band Comedy Spoken Word

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Peter Ziesler Memorial Award

NAACP Theater Award – Best Solo Show

AUDELCO Award – Solo Performance

OVATION Award – Best Lead Male Actor in a Drama

NAACP Theater Award – Best Actor

Lamplighter Award from the Black Leadership Forum in Washington D.C

Edgerton Foundation’s New American Play Award

Obie Award for Writing & Performance

Audelco Award for Solo Performance

New York Magazine awarded him a Culture Award for Best in Theater

Scotsman Fringe First Award for the best new writer at the Edinburgh Festival

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Daniel Beaty is an award-winning poet, actor, singer, writer, and composer who was just awarded two NAACP Theater Awards including Best Actor. His acclaimed solo play THROUGH THE NIGHT produced by Daryl Roth received the 2011 AUDELCO Award for Outstanding Solo Performance and the 2011 Ovation Award for Best Male Lead Actor.

Through poetry and monologue, Daniel approaches issues of identity, bullying and self respect and self determination.

Daniel has worked throughout the U.S., Europe, and Africa performing on programs with artists such as Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis, Jill Scott, Sonia Sanchez, MC Lyte, Mos Def, Tracy Chapman, Deepak Chopra, and Phylicia Rashad.

He is the recipient of the Scotsman Fringe First Award for the best new writer at the Edinburgh Festival and was presented with a Lamplighter Award from the Black Leadership Forum in Washington D.C