James 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...)

Lorraine Hansberry Awards to Honor Five Native Chicagoans
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

On May 24, The Lorraine Hansberry Awards, presented by Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith and Woodie King, Jr., New Federal Theatre Artistic Director, will honor five women: Micki Grant, Lynn Hamilton, Shauneille Perry, Dr. Glory Van Scott and Camille Yarbrough. (more...)

James 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...)

VIDEO: Cicely Tyson Talks Career, 'House of Cards' & Diversity in Hollywood on TODAY
by TV News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

The legendary actress stopped by TODAY to talk about the many groundbreaking roles she's played over the years and the ongoing struggle to have better minority representation in film. (more...)

'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 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...)

John Fugelsang & More to Perform Original Works at The Cutting Room, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

On June 18 at 8pm, Eve Brandstein will play host to award winning writers, actors and musicians performing original work at The Cutting Room located at 44 E. 32nd Street in New York. (more...)

Actor and Director Harold Scott Dies at the Age of 70
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2006

Obie Award-winning actor, director and producer Harold Scott has died at the age of 70 (more...)

Cicely 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!
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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Tony Winner Cicely Tyson to Return to ABC's HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Cicely Tyson will reprise her role of Annalise's (Viola Davis) mother Ophelia in an upcoming episode of ABC's HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces 41st DANCE ON CAMERA
by Movies News Desk - Dec 5, 2012

The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association today announced the lineup for the 41st edition of Dance on Camera. Taking place February 1-5, the dance-centric film festival returns to the Film Society for the 17th consecutive year with an exciting and diverse array of dance films, including several premieres. (more...)

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!
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...)

Tony-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?
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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