Bobby Cannavale to Accept HOLA Award

Star of stage and screen, Emmy winner and Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale will receive the 2013 José Ferrer HOLA Tespis Award from the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA), the nation's longest running active arts advocacy organization for Latino actors. Cannavale is currently nominated for two 2013 Emmy Awards (for his roles on "Nurse Jackie" and "Boardwalk Empire", respectively), and is currently filming the updated remake of Annie, starring Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx and Academy Award nominee Quvenzhané Wallis and produced by Jay-Z and Will Smith. He is a Tony nominee for his role in the Broadway play Mauritius and was most recently on stage in the Stephen Adly Guirgis play The Motherf***er with the Hat. He can currently be seen on the big screen in the new Woody Allen film Blue Jasmine (starring Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett). For more information about him, click here.

Cannavale joins fellow honorees Nadine Velázquez (currently on TNT's "Major Crimes" and FXX's "The League"), who will receive the 2013 HOLA Excellence in Television Award; Vanessa Verduga ("Justice Woman"), who will receive the 2013 HOLA Excellence in Multimedia Award; and HBO Latino, which will receive the 2013 HOLA Excellence in Media Award; as Delta Air Lines presents the Fourteenth Annual HOLA Awards Gala and Benefit. In addition, the HOLA Awards will recognize the outstanding achievements of Latino theater in New York during the 2012-2013 season. The HOLA Awards will take place on Monday, October 21, 2013 at 6:30pm at The Battery Gardens, located on the waterfront in New York's scenic Battery Park (opposite 17 State Street). Sponsorship opportunities are still available. A limited number of individual tickets are available at $150.

In addition to the above awards HOLA will also continue its annual tradition of honoring the best of Latino theater in New York with noncompetitive awards encompassing multiple winners in each category. HOLA is at the forefront in recognizing the high caliber work being offered across New York's thriving Latino theatrical stages.

Individual tickets are $150 and can be purchased in advance by calling (212) 253-1015 or by going to