Actress Angela Bassett ( What's Love Got to Do with It, Malcolm X, Notorious, Akeelah and the Bee, and TV's Alias and ER ) will be among those honored at The Theatre School ( TTS ) at DePaul University's 21st Annual Awards for Excellence in the Arts, Tuesday, April 28, at the Four Seasons Hotel, 120 E. Delaware, 6-9 p.m.
Bassett will accept the 2009 Award for Excellence in the Arts. Director/actor Dennis Dugan ( I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, Big Daddy ) will receive the 2009 Alumni Award for Excellence in the Arts.
The ticket price for the benefit is $500 each, with tables for 10 starting at $5,000. For tickets or more information, call PJH & Associates, Inc., at 312-553-2000.