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Bio:
Cicely Tyson won a 2013 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance in The Trip to Bountiful and was also nominated for an Emmy Award for the 2014 television movie version. Best known for her ground-breaking double Emmy Award-winning performance as Jane in "The Autobiography of Miss ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Cicely Tyson won a 2013 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance in The Trip to Bountiful and was also nominated for an Emmy Award for the 2014 television movie version. Best known for her ground-breaking double Emmy Award-winning performance as Jane in "The Autobiography of Miss ... (read complete bio)
Morgan Freeman Pays Tribute to Cicely Tyson at the AFI Awards Photo Morgan Freeman Pays Tribute to Cicely Tyson at the AFI Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2021

Filmmakers and actors participating in the AFI AWARDS 2020 21-day celebration included Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Uzo Aduba, Riz Ahmed, Gillian Anderson, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Anna Boden, Lee Isaac Chung, Emma Corrin, and Colman Domingo.

Composer Matthew Head Talks PBS' THE BLACK CHURCH On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM Photo Composer Matthew Head Talks PBS' THE BLACK CHURCH On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2021

THE BLACK CHURCH's composer Matthew Head joins Tom Needham on the next SOUNDS OF FILM. Emmy-winning composer Matthew Head (P-Valley) scored PBS and WETA's upcoming 'The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song.' His inspiration for creating the score and brand new gospel songs comes from his own childhood experiences in the Black church.

Flashback Video: Cicely Tyson and Blair Underwood in Center Theatre Group's THE TRIP  Photo Flashback Video: Cicely Tyson and Blair Underwood in Center Theatre Group's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2021

In recognizing the recent passing of legendary actress Cicely Tyson, Blair Underwood joins Center Theatre Group to reflect on his performing alongside her and Vanessa Williams at the Ahmanson Theatre in 2014 in “The Trip to Bountiful” by Horton Foote.

BWW Interview: Tamara Tunie Outlines What's Next for Black Theatre United Photo BWW Interview: Tamara Tunie Outlines What's Next for Black Theatre United
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2021

Awareness, accountability, advocacy and action- these are the four pillars on which Black Theatre United was built when it came to be last June. One of BTU's founding members, Tamara Tunie, just checked in with BroadwayWorld to share some of the highlights of the organization's work so far and chat about what comes next.

Emmy Winner Erin Cherry Joins WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast For Black History Month Photo Emmy Winner Erin Cherry Joins WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast For Black History Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2021

Actor and producer Erin Cherry (After Forever) gets behind the mic to talk with host Patrick Oliver Jones, not only about her own acting journey onstage and onscreen but of the black women she watched growing up like Cicely Tyson and Diahann Carroll and the importance of such role models and examples, then and now.

Public Viewing For Cicely Tyson Set For February 15 Photo Public Viewing For Cicely Tyson Set For February 15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2021

On January 28, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that stage and screen icon Cicely Tyson has died at age 96. Tyson's family has set as official public viewing date. The viewing will take place on February 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City.

OWN SPOTLIGHT: CICELY TYSON Airs Saturday, Feb. 6 Photo OWN SPOTLIGHT: CICELY TYSON Airs Saturday, Feb. 6
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2021

In memory of Cicely Tyson, OWN will present “OWN Spotlight: Cicely Tyson” this Saturday, February 6 (10-11 p.m. ET/PT) featuring a never-before-seen intimate conversation with the legendary actress and Oprah Winfrey. The special will also stream on OWN’s Facebook page and discovery+.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, February 2- with NaTasha Williams, Jordin Sparks and  Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, February 2- with NaTasha Williams, Jordin Sparks and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2021

Today (February 2) in live streaming: Stars in the House honors Cicely Tyson, Verdi's La Forza del Destino at the Met, and more!

VIDEO: Black Theatre United Celebrates Cicely Tyson on Stars in the House- Live at 8p Photo VIDEO: Black Theatre United Celebrates Cicely Tyson on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2021

In honor of Black History month, Stars in the House is dedicating all Tuesday episodes to Black Theatre United. Tonight at 8pm, the first guest host, NaTasha Yvette Williams, invited a prestigious group of talented women to celebrate the legacy of Cicely Tyson- Linda Twine, Jordin Sparks, Angela Robinson, Rhonda Ross, and Dr. Traci Gardner.

Wake Up With BWW 2/2: Jeremy Jordan & Ashley Spencer's Seth Concert is Now Available  Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/2: Jeremy Jordan & Ashley Spencer's Seth Concert is Now Available on Demand, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2021

Today's top stories: Jeremy Jordan and Ashley Spencer's performance as part of The Seth Concert Series, is now available On Demand, and more!

Industry Pro Newsletter: New Partnership with Broadway Licensing, Webinar Replay, and Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: New Partnership with Broadway Licensing, Webinar Replay, and Data on Digital Being Here to Stay
by Alex Freeman - Feb 1, 2021

We’re now one month into 2021, and while many plans are still being held pretty loosely, more and more companies are developing their plans to return to live in-person performances. In those conversations, they couch those plans in all sorts of disclaimers, but there is a developing sense that by the end of this year things will be starting to feel more ‘normal’ - and in some places that sense could return even sooner.

Social Roundup: The Theatre Community Mourns the Loss of Cicely Tyson Photo Social Roundup: The Theatre Community Mourns the Loss of Cicely Tyson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2021

Read what theatre stars from across social media are saying about the passing of Cicely Tyson.

Wake Up With BWW 1/29: COME FROM AWAY Returns to the Stage in Melbourne, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/29: COME FROM AWAY Returns to the Stage in Melbourne, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 29, 2021

Today's top stories: get a first look at Come From Away in Melbourne where it has returned to the stage, plus watch a new Beetlejuice lyric video for 'Mamma Would', and more!

Tony and Emmy Award-Winning Actor Cicely Tyson Passes Away at 96 Photo Tony and Emmy Award-Winning Actor Cicely Tyson Passes Away at 96
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2021

Cicely Tyson won a 2013 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance in The Trip to Bountiful and was also nominated for an Emmy Award for the 2014 television movie version.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of January 25 - KINKY BOOTS Blu-Ray, and More! Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of January 25 - KINKY BOOTS Blu-Ray, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2021

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes the Blu-Ray recording of the West End production of Kinky Boots, and more!

TCM Big Screen Classics Series Begins Jan. 24 & 27 With THE MALTESE FALCON Photo TCM Big Screen Classics Series Begins Jan. 24 & 27 With THE MALTESE FALCON
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2021

Next year, film aficionados can enjoy a yearlong journey spanning nine decades of cinema history, through a dozen of some of the movie industry’s greatest titles, as Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies present the seventh annual TCM Big Screen Classics series.

SUPERSOUL With Oprah Winfrey Will Stream on discovery+ Photo SUPERSOUL With Oprah Winfrey Will Stream on discovery+
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2021

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network today announced an all-new slate of “SuperSoul,” hosted by Oprah Winfrey and produced by OWN, to stream exclusively on discovery+ starting later this month.

From Stage to Screen: Broadway Stars Take Over Hallmark Movies! Photo From Stage to Screen: Broadway Stars Take Over Hallmark Movies!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 13, 2020

Many Broadway stars have taken their incredible talents off the stage and onto your TV screens. One channel that has welcomed Broadway talent with open arms is Hallmark! Which Broadway stars would you like to see in Hallmark's holiday films in 2021?

Northlight Presents Vanessa Williams Photo Northlight Presents Vanessa Williams
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020

Northlight Theatre is one of a select group of nonprofit arts organizations participating in a three-part virtual concert series, Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway. The final concert is critically acclaimed actress and singer Vanessa Williams on December 5 at 7:00 p.m. Central.  Previously, Northlight presented two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone on October 24 and Tony Award winner Laura Benanti on November 14.

Gretna Theatre to Stream Vanessa Williams in Concert Live To Your Home! Photo Gretna Theatre to Stream Vanessa Williams in Concert Live To Your Home!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020

Gretna Theatre announced today that it is one of a select group of nonprofit arts organizations in the country (one of only two in Pennsylvania) presenting critically acclaimed actress and singer Vanessa Williams in a special live streamed virtual concert, Live from the West Side, on December 5, 2020

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