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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)
Photo Flash: Bebe Neuwirth Hosts The 2018 Princess Grace Awards Gala, Featuring Tyne  Photo Photo Flash: Bebe Neuwirth Hosts The 2018 Princess Grace Awards Gala, Featuring Tyne Daly, Leslie Odom, Jr. and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

On Tuesday, October 16, the Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) celebrated the 2018 Princess Grace Awards Gala at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York. Held in the presence of Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco, the Awards Gala honored actor, director, producer, and philanthropist Tim Daly, Tony Award-winning director Sam Gold, and founder of the dance company A.I.M (Abraham.In.Motion) Kyle Abraham. Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Bebe Neuwirth served as mistress of ceremonies for the event.

Pacific Symphony Opens 2018-19 Pops Season With Vanessa Williams Photo Pacific Symphony Opens 2018-19 Pops Season With Vanessa Williams
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Pacific Symphony won't save the best for last in the opening of the 2018-19 Pops season with the sensational entertainment star Vanessa Williams. Led by Pops conductor, Richard Kaufman, the Symphony joins Williams to celebrate her career for two nights at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, with a program of her icon hits such as "That's Entertainment," "Dreamin'," "Love Is Love," and "Save the Best for Last." The Symphony will also play the Hollywood themes from the film scores of "Splash," "The Producers," "Young Frankenstein," "Blazing Saddles," "Animal House and Airplane."

Amas Musical Theatre To Present THE ALGONQUIN KID In One-Night Only Special Event Photo Amas Musical Theatre To Present THE ALGONQUIN KID In One-Night Only Special Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) in celebration of its 50thseason, will present The Algonquin Kid, a musical revue about growing up in the Algonquin Hotel, written by Michael Colby.

Nominations Now Open For NAACP's Most Prestigious Civil Rights Award Photo Nominations Now Open For NAACP's Most Prestigious Civil Rights Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

NAACP National Board of Directors Chairman Leon W. Russell announced the Association is soliciting nominations for the 104th Spingarn Award.  All nominations for the 104th Spingarn Medal must be submitted, in writing, on or before December 31, 2018.  To be accepted, the postmark date on the envelope must be no later than December 31, 2018.

Photo Coverage: Cuba Gooding Jr. Takes His Bows in CHICAGO Photo Photo Coverage: Cuba Gooding Jr. Takes His Bows in CHICAGO
by Walter McBride - Oct 10, 2018

Cuba Gooding Jr. has stepped into the role of Billy Flynn in Broadway's Chicago, beginning Saturday, October 6, 2018. He reprises his role as Billy Flynn after originating the part and making his West End stage debut earlier this year in the new 2018 London production of Chicago, currently playing at The Phoenix Theatre. Gooding Jr. will be in the role through November 18.

Bebe Neuwirth to Host and Tyne Daly, Katharine McPhee and Leslie Odom Jr to Present a Photo Bebe Neuwirth to Host and Tyne Daly, Katharine McPhee and Leslie Odom Jr to Present at Princess Grace Awards Gala
by TV News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) is proud to announce that award-winning actor, director, producer, and philanthropist Tim Daly will accept the distinguished Prince Rainier III Award for his outstanding artistry and exemplary give-back. Daly will be honored at the Princess Grace Awards Gala at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York on October 16, 2018.

Pascale Armand to Lead WP Theater's NATURAL SHOCKS Photo Pascale Armand to Lead WP Theater's NATURAL SHOCKS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

WP Theater has announced that Tony Award Nominee & Obie Award Winner Pascale Armand (Eclipsed, The Trip to Bountiful) will star in the world premiere of Natural Shocks. Written by Lauren Gunderson and directed by May Adrales (Vietgone), the show will play a limited engagement from Saturday, October 28 through Sunday, November 25, with opening night set for Thursday, November 8.

Pacific Symphony Opens 2018-19 Pops Season With Vanessa Williams Photo Pacific Symphony Opens 2018-19 Pops Season With Vanessa Williams
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Pacific Symphony won't save the best for last in the opening of the 2018-19 Pops season with the sensational entertainment star Vanessa Williams. Led by Pops conductor, Richard Kaufman, the Symphony joins Williams to celebrate her career for two nights at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, with a program of her icon hits such as "That's Entertainment," "Dreamin'," "Love Is Love," and "Save the Best for Last." The Symphony will also play the Hollywood themes from the film scores of "Splash," "The Producers," "Young Frankenstein," "Blazing Saddles," "Animal House and Airplane."

BWW TV: Cuba Takes Broadway! Meet CHICAGO's New Billy Flynn, Cuba Gooding Jr. Photo BWW TV: Cuba Takes Broadway! Meet CHICAGO's New Billy Flynn, Cuba Gooding Jr.
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 19, 2018

All Cuba Gooding Jr. cares about is love... at least through November 18. That's because the Academy Award winner and Emmy nominee will step into the role of Billy Flynn, beginning Saturday, October 6, 2018 in Broadway's Chicago. He reprises his role as Billy Flynn after originating the part and making his West End stage debut earlier this year in the new 2018 London production of Chicago, currently playing at The Phoenix Theatre.

Photo Coverage: CHICAGO's New Billy Flynn, Cuba Gooding Jr., Meets the Press! Photo Photo Coverage: CHICAGO's New Billy Flynn, Cuba Gooding Jr., Meets the Press!
by Walter McBride - Sep 18, 2018

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Academy Award winner and Emmy nominee Cuba Gooding Jr. will step into the role of Billy Flynn, beginning Saturday, October 6, 2018 through Sunday, November 18, 2018, at Broadway's Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.).

Christine Baranski, Cicely Tyson, and Joe Mantello Among 2018 Theater Hall of Fame In Photo Christine Baranski, Cicely Tyson, and Joe Mantello Among 2018 Theater Hall of Fame Inductees
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2018

The Theater Hall of Fame has announced its 2018 Inductees which include actors Rene Auberjonais, Christine Baranski, and Cicely Tyson; playwrights Maria Irene Fornes, David Henry Hwang, and Adrienne Kennedy; director Joe Mantello, and posthumously James Houghton.

Photo Flash: THE DRAGON GRISWYND Tells A Fairy Tale For All Ages Photo Photo Flash: THE DRAGON GRISWYND Tells A Fairy Tale For All Ages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

A playful and poignant fairy tale for all ages, THE DRAGON GRISWYND by Carrie Robbins will have its world premier in the Community Space Theater at The Theater for the New City, Crystal Field (Artistic Director), as part of the 2018 Dream Up Festival, committed to wide-ranging, original theatrical visions. THE DRAGON GRISWYND is based on a story by RD Robbins. 

Sidekick Theatre Presents Pulitzer-Winning Play THE GIN GAME Photo Sidekick Theatre Presents Pulitzer-Winning Play THE GIN GAME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

Sidekick Theatre kicks off their fifth season with The Gin Game which will be presented September 7 through September 22, 2018 at The Ives Auditorium, 11411 Masonic Home Drive in Bloomington. The press opening is Today, September 8, at 7:30pm.

Sidekick Theatre Presents Pulitzer-Winning Play THE GIN GAME Photo Sidekick Theatre Presents Pulitzer-Winning Play THE GIN GAME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Sidekick Theatre kicks off their fifth season with The Gin Game which will be presented September 7 through September 22, 2018 at The Ives Auditorium, 11411 Masonic Home Drive in Bloomington. The press opening is Saturday, September 8, at 7:30pm.

Tony Award Nominee Pascale Armand Joins Reading Of David Heron's AGAINST HIS WILL Photo Tony Award Nominee Pascale Armand Joins Reading Of David Heron's AGAINST HIS WILL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Tony Award nominee Pascale Armand has joined the cast of the staged reading of David Heron's controversial legal drama Against His Will, to be held at The Billie Holiday Theatre on Monday September 17 at 7pm.

Cicely Tyson to Receive Governors Award from the Academy Photo Cicely Tyson to Receive Governors Award from the Academy
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (September 4) to present Honorary Awards to publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson, and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall.¬† The three Oscar¬ģ statuettes and Thalberg Award will be presented at the Academy's 10th Annual Governors Awards on Sunday, November 18, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center¬ģ.

The Academy Will Honor Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Cicely Tyson, Marvin Levy, a Photo The Academy Will Honor Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Cicely Tyson, Marvin Levy, and Lalo Schifrin With Governors' Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

According to Variety, the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present Honorary Awards to publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin, and actress Cicely Tyson, and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall.

Jenne Vath And Steven Hauck Join Cast Of THE DRAGON GRISWYND At This Summer's Dream U Photo Jenne Vath And Steven Hauck Join Cast Of THE DRAGON GRISWYND At This Summer's Dream Up Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

Jenne Vath and Steven Hauck join the cast of THE DRAGON GRISWYND, Carrie Robbins' playful and poignant fairy tale for all ages. The one-act will have its world premier in the Community Space Theater at The Theater for the New City, Crystal Field (Artistic Director), as part of the 2018 Dream Up Festival, committed to wide-ranging, original theatrical visions. THE DRAGON GRISWYND is based on a story by RD Robbins.

BET Networks to Broadcast Live, Commercial-Free Coverage of Aretha Franklin's Funeral Photo BET Networks to Broadcast Live, Commercial-Free Coverage of Aretha Franklin's Funeral Service
by TV News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

From 'I Say A Little Prayer' to 'Think' to her signature classic 'RESPECT,' Aretha Franklin was a musical phenomenon and a transcendent figure in American culture. As the nation mourns the passing of the 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin, BET Networks will commemorate her life and legacy by broadcasting Aretha Franklin's funeral service in its entirety beginning Friday, August 31 at 10 AM ET on BET, BET Her and BET.com

Artist Brings New Harlem Insights In Interactive Multimedia Art Installation Photo Artist Brings New Harlem Insights In Interactive Multimedia Art Installation
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Thomas Allen Harris is celebrating Harlem in his latest art exhibition titled Mother, Bethel, Harlem, USA, a collaboration with students from the Hunter College IMA MFA program to build an interactive exhibition at the Hunter East Harlem Gallery (HEHG), opening Thursday, August 30. Through an investigation of Harris's extensive body of work as a photographer, filmmaker, and creator of the interdisciplinary project Digital Diaspora Family Reunion (DDFR), the students have conceived works that are inspired by the family photo album, practices of archiving, and the local community in Harlem and East Harlem.

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