Many came out to support, The NAACP THEATRE AWARD SHOW. Some who were honored was, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Joe Morton, Ledisi, Rory Pullens, and many others. Some of those in attendance were, Samuel Jackson, came out to support his wife, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Berry Gordy, Derek Fisher with Gloria Galvin, Louis Gossett with Shirley Neal, Herb Wesson, JR., Ron Smothers with Barbara Bass. The event was hosted by The Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP Chapter, President, Ron Hasson. It was Produced by, Tia Boyd, and The NAACP CREATIVE ARTS FESTIVAL PRODUCTION TEAM. The event was Hosted by, Miguel A. Nunez Jr. and Wendy Raquel Robinson, Some of the Presenters were, Debbie ALLEN, KENNY LATTIMORE, Ted Lange, Kerry Gordy, Loretta Devine, and many more. Special performances were by Obba Babatunde, and Tamni Mac. Some of the Sponsors were, SouthWest Airlines, and US Bank.