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EDWIN LEE GIBSON OF ‘THE BEAR’ WINS TOP HONORS AT LA DRAMA CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS



(LOS ANGELES, CA - April 9, 2024) -  Edwin Lee Gibson, acclaimed for his portrayal of Ebraheim in FX’s critically-acclaimed The Bear, secured the prestigious Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) Award for Best Lead Performance in recognition of his compelling portrayal of Stepin Fetchit in Fetch Clay, Make Man.

 

The LADCC Awards, renowned for honoring excellence in theater, recognized Gibson's exceptional performance in Will Power’s compelling drama. Directed by Emmy and Golden Globe winner Debbie Allen and presented by the Centre Theatre Group and LeBron James’ The SpringHill Company, Fetch Clay, Make Man captivated audiences during its 2023 run at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, California.

 

Expressing gratitude for the recognition, Gibson remarked, "It's an immense honor to be recognized by the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle for my work in Fetch Clay, Make Man. Bringing Stepin Fetchit's complex character to life was both challenging and deeply rewarding. I am thankful for the opportunity to be a part of such a powerful production."

 

The LADCC Awards ceremony adopted an innovative approach this year, with winners announced during a live simulcast on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/ladramacritics/) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ladramacritics) on Monday, April 8, 2024, at 8 pm PDT. This virtual event, spearheaded by LADCC Awards Chair Tracey Paleo, marked a historic milestone for the organization, offering free access to viewers worldwide.

 

For more information and updates on the LADCC Awards, visit www.ladramacriticscircle.com.


Gibson is represented by Tash Moseley Management and Artists & Representatives. 

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