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Tony Winner Cicely Tyson Talks Once-in-a-Lifetime Role in A TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
by TV News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Ms Tyson spoke exclusively to The Hollywood Reporter about her award-winning role, which she shared was one she always wanted to take on. (more...)

ZERO MOTIVATION Wins Best Narrative Feature at 2014 Tribeca Film Festival; Winners Announced!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival, co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, and presented by AT&T, announced the winners of its competition categories tonight at a ceremony presided over by Pat Kiernan and hosted at the Conrad New York in New York City. The Festival runs through April 27, 2014. (more...)

Lake Bell, Whoopi Goldberg Among Jurors for 2014 Tribeca Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced its jurors – a diverse group of 33 industry leaders, including award-winning filmmakers, writers, producers, acclaimed actors, respected journalists and entrepreneurs. (more...)

VIDEO: Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, with Cicely Tyson, Premieres Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 08, 2014

Lifetime's adaptation of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, starring Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams, is set to premiere tonight, March 8th on the cable network. The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. Set during the final years of the Jim Crow South, the film follows one woman's quest to reconnect with her past in order to ensure her family's future. Check out the latest trailer for the film below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Trailer for Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL with Cicely Tyson!
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2014

Lifetime's adaptation of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, starring Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams, is set to premiere Saturday, March 8th on the cable network. The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. Set during the final years of the Jim Crow South, the film follows one woman's quest to reconnect with her past in order to ensure her family's future. Check out a just-released trailer for the film below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Lady Michelle Obama Introduces THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Screening
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama just hosted a White House screening of Lifetime's adaptation of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, starring Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams, as part of Black History Month.The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. Set during the final years of the Jim Crow South, the film follows one woman's quest to reconnect with her past in order to ensure her family's future. The Trip to Bountiful premieres Saturday, March 8th on the cable network. Click below to check out the First Lady's opening remarks! (more...)

Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, Starring Cicely Tyson, Airs Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. (more...)

Michelle Obama to Host White House Screening of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 2/24
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The event, taking place in the Eisenhower Office Building's South Court Auditorium, will feature remarks from Obama, and will be livestreamed at http://www.whitehouse.gov//live. (more...)

Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, Starring Cicely Tyson, to Air on 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

Lifetime will celebrate Black HISTORY Month in February with The Trip to Bountiful, featuring two-time Emmy winner, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee, and SAG and Tony winner Cicely Tyson (The Help), Emmy and Grammy nominee Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty), Golden Globe nominee and Grammy winner Blair Underwood (In Treatment) and SAG nominee Keke Palmer (CrazySexyCool). (more...)

Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, Starring Cicely Tyson, to Air on 2/22
by TV News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. (more...)

BREAKING BAD, GAME OF THRONES Among Nominees of 20th Annual SAG AWARDS; Full List Announced!
by TV News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Sasha Alexander, star of the TNT original drama 'Rizzoli & Isles,' and Clark Gregg, star of the ABC series 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' revealed the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® nominations this morning, Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood at 8:50 a.m. ET. (more...)

Streep, Roberts & AUGUST OSAGE COUNTY Ensemble Among Nominees of 20th Annual SAG AWARDS; Full List Announced!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 11, 2013

Sasha Alexander, star of the TNT original drama 'Rizzoli & Isles,' and Clark Gregg, star of the ABC series 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' revealed the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® nominations this morning (more...)

Steve McQueen to Receive Palm Springs 'Director of the Year' Award
by Movies News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

The 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Steve McQueen with the Director of the Year Award for 12 Years a Slave at its annual Awards Gala. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside AFTER MIDNIGHT's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Nov 04, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis present After Midnight, directed and choreographed byWarren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight began previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) and celebrated opening night yesterday, November 3. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES October 4-11
by BWW Special Coverage - Oct 11, 2013

Highlights include opening night curtain calls for HONEYMOON IN VEGAS and BIG FISH, as well as promotional pictures of the ONCE Tour and LES MISERABLES in Toronto, and the closing curtain call for A Trip to the Bountiful. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Cicely Tyson & THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Cast Take Final Bow on Broadway
by Walter McBride - Oct 10, 2013

Directed by Michael Wilson, The Trip to Bountiful just completed its run at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 W 43rd Street), where it opened on April 23, 2013. BroadwayWorld was there for the final bow and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Tom Cruise, Oprah & More Visit THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Directed by Michael Wilson, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL is currently playing at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 W 43rd Street) through October 9, 2013. Since opening night the show has welcomed a slew of stars, who have all stopped by to see the award-winning cast in action. CLICK HERE to check out a video montage of all the celebrity guests! (more...)

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL to Host Talkback with Dan Rather Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

The critically acclaimed revival of Horton Foote's American masterpiece, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, will host a special free talkback following the performance on Tuesday, September 17 with acclaimed news anchor Dan Rather. New York Times reporter Wilborn Hampton will interview Mr. Rather about his friendship with playwright Horton Foote and their shared hometown of Wharton, TX the real life Bountiful. All ticket holders for the evening performance on September 17th are invited to stay for the talkback. (more...)

12 YEARS A SLAVE to Premiere at New York Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Film Comment Magazine announced today that they will host the U.S. premiere of Steve McQueen's new film, 12 Years A Slave, on Tuesday, October 8that the New York Film Festival. (more...)

Michelle Obama & Daughters Take Trip to 'BOUNTIFUL'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2013

According to a source within the production, the Obama ladies slipped into their seats just prior to the beginning of the show, though received a 'huge ovation' when they returned at intermission for the second act. After the curtain call, the Obamas went backstage and met the cast and crew, including Cuba Gooding, Jr., Vanessa Williams, and Tyson. (more...)

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