很少有艺人今天的成就或多才多艺的演员，导演，舞蹈家和歌唱家本·弗林。 His legendary performances transcend time and have been woven into the fabric of this country’s artistic legacy and continue to inspire artists of all ages.
下午6时。 on Tuesday, Feb. 18, Vereen will discuss “The Civil Rights Movement and the Making of根”在大学教堂。 His presentation is free and open to the public.
根的“鸡”乔治穆尔一直Vereen最令人难忘的角色，他的一个50多岁的职业生涯中 - 使他成为家喻户晓的名字，并促使艾美奖提名。 The eight-night television miniseries — based on Alex Haley's best-selling 1976 book根:一个美国家庭的传奇- 在1977年1月的系列，吸引了大约1.3万名观众，堪称美国的关注奴隶制的残酷作为一个机构播出的ABC。 It also traced the effects of slavery on succeeding generations of African Americans spanning the era of the slave trade through the Reconstruction Era — and through the eyes and experiences of a single family.
一同亮相记在15部不同的百老汇作品 - 包括他的托尼奖殊荣，在音乐剧最佳男演员的角色优秀的东西- Vereen也崇敬他的整个职业生涯他的许多和令人难忘的电视和电影角色。 His most recent television credits include appearances on BET’s故事,CBS”牛和万能,皮和经常性的FOX的角色卡尔文明星和波特在Amazon的热播剧卑鄙的皮特。
Vereen continues to tour the country with his concert act “Steppin’ Out with Ben Vereen” — selling out shows at Jazz at Lincoln Center, backed by the Julliard Jazz Ensemble, and making additional stops in Phoenix, Toronto, Las Vegas, Pittsburgh, and Indianapolis to name a few. He is also a motivational speaker, lecturer, and teaches master classes at universities throughout the country.
他是美国艺术的活跃成员 - 美国最大的艺术宣传组的同类。 He has spoken before Congress in support of the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as at the Democratic National Convention. Vereen’s advocacy and humanitarian efforts have been recognized with Israel's Cultural and Humanitarian Award, three NAACP Image Awards, an Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian Award and a Victory Award. He is both a Theatre Hall of Fame and Dance Hall of Fame inductee, and the recipient of Broadwayworld.com’s Cabaret Award for Best Celebrity Male Vocalist in addition to his numerous Tony, Golden Globe and Emmy nominations and awards. This year, he will be honored with the Broadway Beacon Award.
Vereen的计划是大学的每年的学园系列，它利用艺术，文学和文化课程，为学生聚光灯当代社会主题和周围社区的一部分。亚博竞技官网 For more information about the series and updates on future presenters, visitwww.亚博国际在线tuskegee.edu/lyceumseries。
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