The First Annual Lol Comedy Honors is set to take over Brooklyn, New York on August 24th at 7pm! The star studded event taking place at the Grand Prospect Hall, includes the legendary Bill Bellamy and Kim Coles who are expected to host. The Hidden Agenda produced event is aiming to honor and celebrate talented veterans who have given much of themselves on stage and on screen, bringing laughter and joy across the world.
Both Bellamy and Coles are no strangers to the industry and are thrilled to be able to honor their peers with recognition that is long overdue. There will also be special musical performances, tributes, and of course comedic skits throughout the evening. Below is the official list of the 2017 Honorees who were hand pick by the families of the legendary comedians. There will also be a special tribute to the Queens of Comedy (Mo’Nique, Adele Givens, Sommore and Laura Hayes) and the late great Charlie Murphy!
Paul Mooney: The Honor for Creative Excellence
George Wallace: The Living Legend Honor
Marsha Warfield: The Comedy Queen Pioneer Honor
Terry Hodges: The Charlie Murphy Road Warrior Honor
D.L. Hughley: Voice of a Generation Honor
Mike Epps: The Richard Pryor Lifetime Achievement Honoree
Luenel: The Moms Mabley Legacy Honor
Joe Torry: The Robin Harris Legend Honor
John Laster: The Ray Murphy Memorial Honor
Juhahn Jones: The Social Media Comic Influencer of the Year Honor