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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)
BWW Review: DOCUMENTARY HIGHLIGHTS at The Roxbury International Film Festival Photo BWW Review: DOCUMENTARY HIGHLIGHTS at The Roxbury International Film Festival
by Andrew Child - Jun 22, 2021

The Roxbury International Film Festival, New England’s largest film festival celebrating works by and about people of color is happening through June 26 with in-person screenings, online viewing options, and plenty of exciting events. I was able to catch three of the documentary highlights from this year’s festival.

Final Line-up Announced For Crossroads Tribute To Cicely Tyson Photo Final Line-up Announced For Crossroads Tribute To Cicely Tyson
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2021

The ‚Äúlive‚ÄĚ virtual fundraising gala, which will be hosted by TONY Award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose also includes Crossroads' presentation of the its inaugural Champion of the Arts Award to global healthcare company Johnson & Johnson.

Blair Underwood, Regina Taylor, Al Roker and Guy Davis Join Crossroads' Tribute to Ci Photo Blair Underwood, Regina Taylor, Al Roker and Guy Davis Join Crossroads' Tribute to Cicely Tyson
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2021

TONY¬ģ Award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose will be joined by stars of stage, and screen to salute the artistry, excellence and advocacy of trailblazer and acting icon Cicely Tyson at Crossroads Theatre Company‚Äôs second annual fundraising gala A Night with Crossroads to be held on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 7pm. Eastern.¬†

VIDEO: On This Day, April 23- THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Starring Cicely Tyson Opens On Br Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 23- THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Starring Cicely Tyson Opens On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 23, 2021

On this day in 2013, the heartfelt play The Trip to Bountiful opened on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. 

Crossroads Theatre Company Hosts Gala in Honor of Cicely Tyson Photo Crossroads Theatre Company Hosts Gala in Honor of Cicely Tyson
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2021

The artistry, excellence and advocacy of the late Cicely Tyson will be spotlighted at Crossroads Theatre Company’s annual fundraising gala A Night with Crossroads to be held on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 7pm, the Crossroads Board of Trustees announced today. 

Student Blog: How Three Theatre Students Turned a Class Project into an Award Winning Photo Student Blog: How Three Theatre Students Turned a Class Project into an Award Winning Film
by Student Blogger: Macy Mae Cowart - Mar 15, 2021

Read this interview with first year theatre students Leon Jones, Rhett Goldman, and Caleb Mosely on their film ‚ÄúThrough My Mind.‚ÄĚ

Second Season Of LITERARY LOUNGE Welcomes Bevy Smith, a Cicely Tyson Tribute, Viola D Photo Second Season Of LITERARY LOUNGE Welcomes Bevy Smith, a Cicely Tyson Tribute, Viola Davis, and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2021

Mocha Media has announced the season two launch of the 'Literary Lounge by Mocha@MLK' in partnership with the MLK Library in Washington D.C. The 'Literary Lounge by Mocha@MLK' is a livestream modern-day speakeasy that spotlights authors, thought leaders and world changers that boldly blaze trails of innovation for the contemporary black thinker.

Morgan Freeman Pays Tribute to Cicely Tyson at the AFI Awards Photo Morgan Freeman Pays Tribute to Cicely Tyson at the AFI Awards
by Sarah Jae Leiber - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 ‚ÄúThe Trip to Bountiful‚ÄĚ 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 Nicole Rosky - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 3, 2021

In memory of Cicely Tyson, OWN¬†will present ‚ÄúOWN Spotlight: Cicely Tyson‚Ä̬†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‚Äôs 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 Nicole Rosky - 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 Nicole Rosky - 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‚Äôre 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 ‚Äėnormal‚Äô - 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 Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - 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!

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