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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)
Official: Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall To Join Cuba Gooding Photo Official: Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall To Join Cuba Gooding Jr In CHICAGO
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2018

Sarah Soetaert, Josefina Gabrielle and Ruthie Henshall will be joining Oscar winner, Cuba Gooding Jr, in the multi award-winning CHICAGO at the Phoenix Theatre in London's West End. Following a successful UK and international tour, and after a 5¬Ĺ-year absence from London, CHICAGO, the winner of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards and a Grammy, will begin performances at the Phoenix Theatre on Monday 26 March 2018.

BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE: The Story Of The Tuskegee Airmen Enlightens And Educates Photo BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE: The Story Of The Tuskegee Airmen Enlightens And Educates
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 30, 2018

Vibrantly energetic and emotionally captivating, Black Angels Over Tuskegee  enlightens and educates Off-Broadway audiences in its 9th year! The award-winning, historical docudrama is a narrative of six men embarking upon a journey to become the first aviators in the United States Army Air Forces during a tumultuous era of racial segregation and Jim Crow idealism in twentieth century American history.  Black Angels Over Tuskegee, which is inspired by true events, is currently showcased  Saturday Nights at 8pm,  February 17- March 17 at the Actors Temple Theatre at 339 W. 47th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues in New York City. 

Paley Center Announces 'African-American Achievements in Television: A Black History  Photo Paley Center Announces 'African-American Achievements in Television: A Black History Month Spotlight'
by Julie Musbach - Jan 30, 2018

In 1965 a sheriff's posse on horseback trampled peaceful protesters seeking voting rights for black citizens. The following day the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said to the assembled news media: "We are here to say to the white men that no longer will we let them use clubs on us in the dark corners.

Cuba Gooding Jr To Star In West End's CHICAGO Photo Cuba Gooding Jr To Star In West End's CHICAGO
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2018

Oscar winner, Cuba Gooding Jr will be making his British stage debut and his musical debut as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the multi award-winning CHICAGO at the Phoenix Theatre in London's West End. Following a successful UK and international tour, and after a 5 -year absence from London, CHICAGO, the winner of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards and a Grammy, will begin performances at the Phoenix Theatre on Monday 26 March 2018.

Pascale Armand, Molly Camp and More Announced for MCC's RELEVANCE Photo Pascale Armand, Molly Camp and More Announced for MCC's RELEVANCE
by Julie Musbach - Dec 20, 2017

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) today announced the complete cast for the third show of its 2017-18 season: the World Premiere of Relevance, written by JC Lee ( How to Get Away With Murder, Looking ) with direction by Tony Award nominee Liesl Tommy (Eclipsed).

Judith Light, Laura Dern and More Among NYWIFT's 2017 Muse Honorees Photo Judith Light, Laura Dern and More Among NYWIFT's 2017 Muse Honorees
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

New York Women in Film & Television has announced the honorees for this year's Muse Awards on December 14th: Laura Dern (actor), Judith Light (actor) and Amy Emmerich (Refinery29 CCO); Regina K. Scully (filmmaker and CEO of Artemis Rising Foundation) will receive the Loreen Arbus Changemaker Award; and the inaugural Nancy Malone Directing Award will be presented to groundbreaking filmmaker Julie Dash.

Ailey's Opening Night Gala Benefit Launches Holiday Engagement At New York City Cente Photo Ailey's Opening Night Gala Benefit Launches Holiday Engagement At New York City Center
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 30, 2017

ast night, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's holiday season at New York City Center kicked off with a star-studded Opening Night Gala Benefit performance and party that honored Ailey Board President Debra L. Lee (Chairman and Chief Executive Office of BET Networks) for her support of the Ailey organization since 2002. Music and film stars Queen Latifah andJanelle Mon e served as honorary chairs for the evening, and the gala co-chairs were Deedra & Bob Bakish, Emily & Len Blavatnik, Paulette & Howard Bradnock, Daria L. & Eric J. Wallach, and Joan & Sandy Weill. Over $2.4 million was raised in support of the creation of new works, scholarships to The Ailey School, and Ailey's extensive educational programs for young people.

Judith Light, Laura Dern and More Among NYWIFT's 2017 Muse Honorees Photo Judith Light, Laura Dern and More Among NYWIFT's 2017 Muse Honorees
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

New York Women in Film & Television has announced the honorees for this year's Muse Awards on December 14th: Laura Dern (actor), Judith Light (actor) and Amy Emmerich (Refinery29 CCO); Regina K. Scully (filmmaker and CEO of Artemis Rising Foundation) will receive the Loreen Arbus Changemaker Award; and the inaugural Nancy Malone Directing Award will be presented to groundbreaking filmmaker Julie Dash.

Industry Editor Exclusive: 1984 and Beyond - How the Tony Awards Committee Makes Thei Photo Industry Editor Exclusive: 1984 and Beyond - How the Tony Awards Committee Makes Their Determinations
by Cara Joy David - Nov 20, 2017

A couple of weeks ago, the Tony Awards Administration Committee made news when it declared 1984 ineligible to receive a Tony Award. The decision covered not only the play itself, but everyone who worked on it. What happened?

Stan Zimmerman's RIGHT BEFORE I GO. Raises Suicide Awareness in NYC Tonight Photo Stan Zimmerman's RIGHT BEFORE I GO. Raises Suicide Awareness in NYC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Producers R. Erin Craig, La Vie Productions, Amy Blavin, The Diane Orley Mental Wellness Institute, Jane Dubin, and One Company present prolific television writer and producer Stan Zimmerman's Right Before I Go., making its New York City premiere with a benefit performance tonight, November 2, 2017 at Town Hall (123 W 43rd Street).

Stan Zimmerman's RIGHT BEFORE I GO. Slates NYC Performance for Suicide Awareness Photo Stan Zimmerman's RIGHT BEFORE I GO. Slates NYC Performance for Suicide Awareness
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Producers R. Erin Craig, La Vie Productions, Amy Blavin, The Diane Orley Mental Wellness Institute, Jane Dubin, and One Company announced today that prolific television writer and producer Stan Zimmerman's Right Before I Go. will make its New York City premiere with a benefit performance on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at Town Hall (123 W 43rd Street).

Vanessa Williams Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse. 11/4 Photo Vanessa Williams Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse. 11/4
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 5, 2017

Transgender 9 year-old Boy Penelope (Penel) Ghartey and Transgender Writer-Activist T Photo Transgender 9 year-old Boy Penelope (Penel) Ghartey and Transgender Writer-Activist Tiq Milan in Brooklyn Community Services ONE Brooklyn Community Subway Poster Campaign
by Robert Diamond - Sep 23, 2017

Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) launched its ONE Brooklyn Community MTA Campaign for the third year on September 12 with 'Many Voices, Many Stories,' a public service poster campaign seen on 36 Brooklyn subway stations that features 22 Brooklyn notables including Tiq Milan, a transgender activist, writer, public speaker, media consultant and a LGBT spokesperson for GLAAD and Penelope Ghartey (Penel), who is a 9 year old transgender boy that advocates to live authentically and loves school and karate.

Photo Flash: Broadway Stars Shine at The 69th PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS Photo Photo Flash: Broadway Stars Shine at The 69th PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 18, 2017

The 69th annual Primetime Emmy Award winners were announced live from Los Angeles last night on CBS. Stephen Colbert served as host of the annual event. As usual, Broadway was well represented among the nominees and winners. Check out photos from the evening below

EMMY AWARD Roundup - Which Broadway Stars Took Home the Trophy? Photo EMMY AWARD Roundup - Which Broadway Stars Took Home the Trophy?
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 18, 2017

The 69th annual primetime Emmy Award winners were announced live from Los Angeles on CBS. Stephen Colbert served as host of the annual event. As usual, Broadway was well represented among the nominees and winners.

Winners Announced for 69th Primetime EMMY AWARDS Photo Winners Announced for 69th Primetime EMMY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 17, 2017

The 69th Annual EMMY AWARDS take place tonight, Sunday, September 17 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles and will air live coast-to-coast on CBS

HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson to Perform During EMMY's 'In Memoriam' Segment Photo HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson to Perform During EMMY's 'In Memoriam' Segment
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 13, 2017

Top television talent have been added to the list of presenters for the 69TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS, to be broadcast LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, Sunday, Sept. 17 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/5:00-8:00 PM live PT) on the CBS Television Network. In addition, it was announced that Tony Award winner Christopher Jackson (HAMILTON) will perform a touching In Memoriam tribute during the show.

SAINT JOAN, Starring Condola Rashad, Will Bring Religious Icon to Broadway This Sprin Photo SAINT JOAN, Starring Condola Rashad, Will Bring Religious Icon to Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club will produce a new Broadway production of Saint Joan, written by Nobel Prize in Literature and Academy Award winner Bernard Shaw and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, Proof), starring three-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad (A Doll's House, Part 2, 'Billions').

Peter Bogyo Releases Book BROADWAY GENERAL MANAGER; Slates Two September Events Photo Peter Bogyo Releases Book BROADWAY GENERAL MANAGER; Slates Two September Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Top Broadway general manager Peter Bogyo will celebrate the publication of his book, BROADWAY GENERAL MANAGER, with two free public events in September.

Paul Alexander's New Musical TRINKETS to Open at Gene Frankel Theater Photo Paul Alexander's New Musical TRINKETS to Open at Gene Frankel Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Trinkets, an original musical set in New York's historic meatpacking district will premiere at the Gene Frankel Theater for a limited run in August.

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