19th Annual Lucie Awards Host Announced

19th Annual Lucie Awards Host Announced

Broadway Actor Alton Fitzgerald White to Host the Gala


Los Angeles, CA—Acclaimed Broadway actor Alton Fitzgerald White will again host this year’s gala Lucie Awards presentation on October 25, 2022. The ceremony will be held at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall, in New York.

White is most widely known for his record-breaking 4,308 performances as King Mufasa in Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway. However, he is known for other Broadway starring roles. They comprise Mister in The Color Purple; Coalhouse Walker Jr. in Ragtime; Ken in Smokey Joe’s Café; John in Miss Saigon; and the Hawker int The Who’s Tommy.

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Alton Fitzgerald. Photo by Lelund Durond Thompson

In addition, he has performed concert dates all over the world and is a popular motivational speaker and author.

Moreover, his critically acclaimed book My Pride: Mastering Life’s Daily Performance was published by Disney Editions. He has also had guest star roles on the hit TV series Law and Order, Bull, The Blacklist, The Good Fight, Code Black, Elementary, Mindhunter, and Madam Secretary.

White has also had featured roles in several motion pictures. Furthermore, his TEDx Talk is available for view on YouTube.

19th Annual Lucie Awards

The Lucies celebrate photography’s greatest achievements worldwide. Along with this year’s Lucie Awards honorees, the Lucie Foundation and the global photography community will recognize the talented winners of the 2022 International Photography Awards (IPA) juried competition.

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Photo credits 2022 Lucie Award Honorees, L-R: Robert Adams, © Sonia Lenzi 2022; Sally Mann, Lexington, Virginia, 2015, © Annie Leibovitz; Kwame Brathwaite by Cory Rice; Manuel Outumuro; Michelle V. Agins by Todd Heisler; Lynn Johnson by Annie O’Neill; Koto Bolof by Aline Blocman; Tony Duffy by Donald Miralle; Candida Höfer, © Ralph Müller; Ami Vitale by Bryan Liscinsky; Baxter Street Camera Club by Zhixuan (Cindy) Lyu; and Lynsey Addario by Sam Taylor Johnson

Other presentations will include the Support Category Awards. The organization will also present a special tribute to those in the industry who have passed on.

Tickets for The Lucie Awards are on sale here.

Lucie Foundation

The Lucie Foundation’s mission is to honor master photographers, as well as discover and cultivate emerging talent. It also promotes photography appreciation worldwide.

At the Lucie Awards ceremony, the foundation’s sister enterprise, the International Photography Awards (IPA) competition, announces the winners of the Photographer of the Year and the Discovery of the Year. Cash prizes and statues are awarded.

In addition, the foundation presents year-round programming. Their programs include the Lucie Photo Book Prize and the Lucie Technical Awards. The organization also provides financial funding through the Lucie Scholarship programs. Moreover, the scholarships support both emerging and professional photographers. The Lucie Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable foundation.