James Earl Jones Awarded O'Neill's Monte Cristo Award, 5/9James Earl Jones Awarded O'Neill's Monte Cristo Award, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2011

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center will present its annual Monte Cristo Award to legendary Broadway and screen actor James Earl Jones, in recognition of his monumental achievements and contributions to the American and international theater community. The award will be presented to Mr. Jones at a gala dinner held in his honor at Bridgewaters - South Street Seaport in New York City on Monday, May 9th at 6:30pm. (more...)

James Earl Jones Awarded O'Neill's Monte Cristo Award, 5/9James Earl Jones Awarded O'Neill's Monte Cristo Award, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2011

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center will present its annual Monte Cristo Award to legendary Broadway and screen actor James Earl Jones, in recognition of his monumental achievements and contributions to the American and international theater community. The award will be presented to Mr. Jones at a gala dinner held in his honor at Bridgewaters - South Street Seaport in New York City on Monday, May 9th at 6:30pm. (more...)

'BOUNTIFUL's Cicely Tyson Wins Best Lead Actress, Play'BOUNTIFUL's Cicely Tyson Wins Best Lead Actress, Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2013

Cicely Tyson has won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role in a play for her portrayal of Carrie Watts in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Cicely TysonBWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Cicely Tyson
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 24, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge sat with all of the 2013 Tony Winners right after they came off stage from their big wins. The winners were filled with joy, memories and excitement and we've got it ALL! Here's Cicely Tyson, who won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for her portrayal of Carrie Watts in The Trip to Bountiful. (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...)

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...)

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...)

Cicely Tyson to Reunite with 'Bountiful' Director Michael Wilson in ROOTS-Inspired FilmCicely Tyson to Reunite with 'Bountiful' Director Michael Wilson in ROOTS-Inspired Film
by Movies News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

Cicely Tyson will reunite with stage director Michael Wilson, who directed her in the recent Broadway revival of The Trip To Bountiful for which she won a Tony Award as Best Actress, in a new feature film (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/19/14 - O'Hara & Morrison at Carnegie Hall, Joe Iconis at 54 Below, ANNIE and More!WAKE UP with BWW 12/19/14 - O'Hara & Morrison at Carnegie Hall, Joe Iconis at 54 Below, ANNIE and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jan 1, 2001

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: Kelli O'Hara and Matthew Morrison hit Carnegie Hall, Christmas comes to 54 Below, PRESTO CHANGE-O gets a starry reading and ANNIE hits theaters today! (more...)

2013 Tony Nominees Guide: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 1, 2001

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Cicely Tyson to Make Broadway Return Starring in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL this Spring at Sondheim Theatre!Cicely Tyson to Make Broadway Return Starring in THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL this Spring at Sondheim Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2012

Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress CICELY TYSON will return to Broadway for the first time in 30 years to star in a new production of HORTON FOOTE'S beloved classic, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, directed by MICHAEL WILSON and produced by NELLE NUGENT. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/19/14 - O'Hara & Morrison at Carnegie Hall, Joe Iconis at 54 Below, ANNIE and More!WAKE UP with BWW 12/19/14 - O'Hara & Morrison at Carnegie Hall, Joe Iconis at 54 Below, ANNIE and More!
by Jessica Showers - Dec 19, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: Kelli O'Hara and Matthew Morrison hit Carnegie Hall, Christmas comes to 54 Below, PRESTO CHANGE-O gets a starry reading and ANNIE hits theaters today! (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...)

Breaking News: Cicely Tyson & James Earl Jones Will Return to Broadway in D.L. Coburn's Pulitzer Prize Winner THE GIN GAMEBreaking News: Cicely Tyson & James Earl Jones Will Return to Broadway in D.L. Coburn's Pulitzer Prize Winner THE GIN GAME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Legendary actors James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson will share a Broadway stage for the first time in almost fifty years in a new production of D.L. Coburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Gin Game, directed by Leonard Foglia (Master Class, Thurgood).  The production opens Tuesday, October 13 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue).  Previews begin September 21. (more...)

Tony-Nominee Roscoe Lee Browne Dies at 81Tony-Nominee Roscoe Lee Browne Dies at 81
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2007

Roscoe Lee Browne - who received a Tony nomination for his work in August Wilson's Two Trains Running - passed away on April 11 in Los Angeles at the age of 81 (more...)

James Earl Jones to Star in Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU This Fall?James Earl Jones to Star in Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU This Fall?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Showbiz411 writes that James Earl Jones will likely appear on Broadway this fall in a revival of Kaufman and Hart's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, directed by Michael Wilson. (more...)

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