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STAGE TUBE: James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson Enjoy THE GIN GAME PhotoshootSTAGE TUBE: James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson Enjoy THE GIN GAME Photoshoot
by Michael Dale - Aug 20, 2015

Talent like that never gets old. (more...)

Broadway Revival of THE GIN GAME Sets New Opening NightBroadway Revival of THE GIN GAME Sets New Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

The producers for the new Broadway production of D.L. Coburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, The Gin Game, starring Tony Award winners James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson, have announced a change for first preview and opening night dates. The production, originally scheduled to start previews on September 18, will start previews on Wednesday, September 23. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 7/14/2015 - 7/21/2015Hottest Articles on BWW 7/14/2015 - 7/21/2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 7/14/2015 - 7/21/2015. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/16/2015 - AMAZING GRACE Opens and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/16/2015 - AMAZING GRACE Opens and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 16, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: AMAZING GRACE sails to Broadway, SOMETHING ROTTEN! gathers at B&N and more!  (more...)

Original 'Dreamgirl' Jennifer Holliday Chats ZACH's SOPHISTICATED LADIESOriginal 'Dreamgirl' Jennifer Holliday Chats ZACH's SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The Duke Ellington musical revue SOPHISTICATED LADIES kicks off tonight at ZACH Theatre in Austin, starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl Jennifer Holliday. The legendary leading lady recently spoke with American Theatre magazine about her connection to the show, singing jazz, keeping iconic tunes fresh and more. (more...)

Cicely Tyson, Rita Moreno & Carole King Among 2015 KENNEDY CENTER HonoreesCicely Tyson, Rita Moreno & Carole King Among 2015 KENNEDY CENTER Honorees
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Today, The Kennedy Center Honors announced their honorees for 2015 are the American rock band Eagles, singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa and actress and Broadway star Cicely Tyson. (more...)

Tickets Now Available for Broadway-Bound THE GIN GAME, with James Earl Jones & Cicely TysonTickets Now Available for Broadway-Bound THE GIN GAME, with James Earl Jones & Cicely Tyson
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com for the new Broadway production of D.L. Coburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, The Gin Game, starring Tony Award-winners James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson.   The Gin Game, directed by Leonard Foglia (Master Class, Thurgood) opens Tuesday, October 13 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue).  Previews begin Friday, September 18.  The production will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 10, 2016.  (more...)

Up on the Marquee: THE GIN GAMEUp on the Marquee: THE GIN GAME
by Walter McBride - Jul 8, 2015

The new Broadway production of D.L. Coburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, The Gin Game, starring Tony Award-winners James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson, will begin previews on Friday, September 18. The Gin Game, directed by Leonard Foglia (Master Class, Thurgood) opens Tuesday, October 13 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The production will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 10, 2016. Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)

THE GIN GAME Broadway Revival Sets Pre-Sale, General on Sale Ticket DatesTHE GIN GAME Broadway Revival Sets Pre-Sale, General on Sale Ticket Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Pre-sale for Citi cardmembers and Audience Rewards members has been announced for the new Broadway production of D.L. Coburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, The Gin Game, starring Tony Award-winners James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson. The Gin Game, directed by Leonard Foglia (Master Class, Thurgood) opens Tuesday, October 13 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). Previews begin Friday, September 18. The production will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 10, 2016. (more...)

Laura Benanti, Rob McClure and More to Present at Paper Mill's 2015 Rising Star AwardsLaura Benanti, Rob McClure and More to Present at Paper Mill's 2015 Rising Star Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

To celebrate its 20-year milestone, the 2015 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards will be broadcast live online and available on HomeTowne Television. (more...)

I Have A Dream Foundation to Honor Tony Winner Cicely TysonI Have A Dream Foundation to Honor Tony Winner Cicely Tyson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The 'I Have A Dream' Foundation (IHDF) today announced that former New York City Mayor David Dinkins will present legendary actress Cicely Tyson with their Eugene M. Lang Lifetime Achievement Award at the foundation's annual Spirit of the Dream Gala. The foundation will also present a Spirit of a Dream Award to an exemplary alumnus of the program as well as a Corporate Award recognizing a key corporation that has supported the charitable organization. The 2015 Spirit of the Dream Gala will take place on June 9 at Gotham Hall in New York City. (more...)

TDF Open Doors Graduation Set for Next MondayTDF Open Doors Graduation Set for Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

Over 400 guests including current and past New York City high school students, and the performing arts professional mentors who have participated in TDF's Open Doors, the theatre arts mentoring program that TDF founded in 1998 with playwright Wendy Wasserstein, will attend this year's graduation at 5:30pm on Monday, June 1 at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street, NYC).   TDF's Open Doors was the first arts education program to receive a special Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre when it received the special honor in 2012. This year, Open Doors had 30 mentors working with 24 groups of students from New York City high schools. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cicely Tyson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Tracee Ellis Ross and More at Alliance for Women in Media's 2015 Gracies AwardsPhoto Flash: Cicely Tyson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Tracee Ellis Ross and More at Alliance for Women in Media's 2015 Gracies Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Last night (May 19), The Alliance for Women in Media, presented the 40th Anniversary of The Gracies Awards to a packed house at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the gala, which also celebrated the organization's 40 years of achievements. In honor of that milestone, The Gracies Commemorative Awards were handed out on stage to honorees in recognition of their stellar accomplishments over the years. Guests were greeted by the musical talents of DJ Amy Pham. During the Commemorative Awards ceremony, music icon Linda Perry performed a striped down version of 'What's Up,' and a moving rendition of Christina Aguilera's 'Beautiful.' Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Alliance for Women in Media Presents 40th Anniversary of THE GRACIES AWARDSAlliance for Women in Media Presents 40th Anniversary of THE GRACIES AWARDS
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2015

Last night (May 19), The Alliance for Women in Media, presented the 40th Anniversary of The Gracies Awards to a packed house at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. (more...)

Tony Winner Angela Lansbury to Receive Honorary AFI Doctorate DegreeTony Winner Angela Lansbury to Receive Honorary AFI Doctorate Degree
by Movies News Desk - May 14, 2015

Tony Award winner Angela Lansbury will be the recipient of an honorary degree from The American Film Institute. (more...)

FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, Lyric Stage's INTO THE WOODS and More Top 2015 Elliot Norton Awards; All the Winners!FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, Lyric Stage's INTO THE WOODS and More Top 2015 Elliot Norton Awards; All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Awards were presented to more than 25 outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles tonight by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), at the 33nd Annual Elliot Norton Awards ceremony, held at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre. Scroll down for the full list! (more...)

2015 Elliot Norton Awards Held Tonight; FINDING NEVERLAND Among Nominees2015 Elliot Norton Awards Held Tonight; FINDING NEVERLAND Among Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

More than 25 nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were nominated by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), with winners to be revealed at the 33nd Annual Elliot Norton Awards tonight, May 11, 2015 at 7 PM, at Boston's Citi Performing Arts Center Shubert Theatre. (more...)

Tituss Burgess, Peter Gallagher Among Broadway Stars Nominated for CRITICS CHOICE TV AWARDSTituss Burgess, Peter Gallagher Among Broadway Stars Nominated for CRITICS CHOICE TV AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - May 6, 2015

Broadway stars were well represented among the list of this year's nominees. Tituss Burgess received a nod as Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his side-splitting performance of Titus Andromedon in the new Netflix series UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT. (more...)

Morningside Players Postpones FENCES' First PerformancesMorningside Players Postpones FENCES' First Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

 From May 14 to 31 (rescheduled from May 7 to 24), The Morningside Players will present 'Fences,' the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play by August Wilson, directed by Arthur French, a stalwart veteran of Broadway and Off-Broadway who is also a prime interpreter of August Wilson's plays. (more...)

Justified, Olive Kitteridge Lead 5TH ANNUAL CRITICS CHOICE TELEVISION AWARDS Nominations; Full List!Justified, Olive Kitteridge Lead 5TH ANNUAL CRITICS CHOICE TELEVISION AWARDS Nominations; Full List!
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2015

The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) today announced nominations for the 5th annual Critics' Choice Television Awards, which will be broadcast live on A&E from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, May 31, 2015 (8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT), with a one-hour Red Carpet Special preceding the awards show. (more...)

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