BROADWAY WORLD (NEW YORK) -- From February 28 to March 17, Theater for the New City will present comedian/actor/broadcaster Donald E. Lacy Jr. in the New York debut of his one-man show, ColorStruck. The play was born in California’s Bay Area and has been presented on college campuses around the country and at the National Black Theatre Festival. It was performed twice for the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus.
Lacy is a writer, director, actor, comedian, radio talk show host and activist. In 2018 the Studio City Film Festival created the Donald E. Lacy Jr. Social Justice Award, to be awarded to filmmakers whose films address social issues. In 2017 he was awarded the Legacy Award from Theater Bay Area for his artistic and activist achievements. As a comedian, he was inducted into the Bay Area Blues Society Hall of Fame in 2013.
He earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Theatre Arts (with a film minor) and Black Studies from San Francisco State University.
His television and film acting credits include Cherry with James Franco, NBC’s Trauma, Jack directed by Francis Ford Coppola, Blood In, Blood Out directed by Taylor Hackford, L.A. Heat, ABC’s Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper and CBS’ Wolf.