Lou Gossett, Jr. and Oscar Best Nominated for NAACP Theatre Awards

Oscar Best and Lou Gossett, Jr. are up for the NAACP Theatre Award for best lead actor and best director in a play for their work in “Blood Knot.”

Lou Gossett, Jr. and Oscar Best received two nominations from the NAACP Theatre Awards for their work in “Blood Knot” — a play that ran at the Malibu Playhouse. Best was nominated for best lead actor in a play and Gossett was nominated for best director in a play. “Blood Knot” was produced by Richard Johnson and Diane Peterson.

The NAACP Theatre Awards is presented by the Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP Branch. The ceremony will take place on Nov. 17 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills.