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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)
SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Parody Extends in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Due to overwhelming audience response, Cloud 9 Theatricals, in association with Lang Entertainment Group and Ray of Light Theatre, announced today the extension of the San Francisco premiere of SILENCE! The Musical - the "subversively funny and deliciously tasty" award-winning musical parody of "The Silence of the Lambs." Originally scheduled to close on Saturday, February 25, tickets are now on-sale through Saturday, March 18. 

Roz White and Doug Brown to Face Off in THE GIN GAME at MetroStage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin has announced that the 1978 Pulitzer Prize winning play The Gin Game, by D. L. Coburn, and directed by Thomas W. Jones II, will be in performance at MetroStage February 2-March 12 and feature Roz White and Doug Brown.

PBS Announces Highlights of Black History Month Programming
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 17, 2017

To honor Black History Month, and as part of its commitment to celebrate the diversity of America year-round, PBS kicks off a new year with documentaries and specials that highlight the African-American experience

AMERICAN MASTERS to Present 'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise', on PBS 2/21
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 16, 2017

With unprecedented access, filmmakers Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack trace Dr. Angelou's incredible journey, shedding light on the untold aspects of her life through never-before-seen footage, rare archival photographs and videos and her own words.

Grammy And Emmy Nominee VANESSA WILLIAMS Brings Broadway And Hollywood To The McCallum In Special One Night Only Concert
by David Green - Jan 7, 2017

The McCallum Theatre and Jim "Fitz" Fitzgerald present Vanessa Williams, as part of the Fitz's Jazz Cafe series, on Saturday, January 14, at 8:00pm.From Broadway to Hollywood, Vanessa William is an icon. After becoming the first African-American Miss America, she went on to slay the music business, before making us laugh in shows such as "Ugly Betty" and "Desperate Housewives." With 11 Grammy nominations and three Emmy nominations, you know you're in the presence of an impressive diva!

Tony Winner Viola Davis Appears on Bravo's INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Bravo Media's Emmy Award-winning 'INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO, hosted by James Lipton welcomes influential thespian Viola Davis to the stage tonight, January 5 at 8pm ET/PT.

Tony Winner Viola Davis to Appear on Bravo's INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO, 1/5
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 21, 2016

Bravo Media's Emmy Award-winning 'INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO, hosted by James Lipton welcomes influential thespian Viola Davis to the stage on Thursday, January 5 at 8pm ET/PT.

Broadway AM Report, 12/16/2016 - AMELIE Opens in L.A. and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 16, 2016

This weekend's big news: DEAD POETS SOCIETY closes Off-Broadway on Sunday with a special benefit performance, and the Broadway-bound musical adaptation of AMELIE, starring Phillipa Soo, opens tonight in Los Angeles!

Beyonce, Nate Parker Top Nominees for 48th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS; Full List
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 13, 2016

The nominees for the NAACP Image Awards were announced today. The awards recognize the year's best in film, TV, music and books.

New York Women in Film & TV Announces 37th Annual Muse Awards Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT), which has supported and empowered women in the entertainment industry for nearly 40 years, is pleased to present its 37th annualMuse Awards gala luncheon on Today, December 8th, 2016 at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel. This year's Muse Awards will be more energetic and inspiring than ever before in recognizing and celebrating the remarkable achievements of women in the film, television and digital media industries. Actor and CBS Commentator Nancy Giles will emcee the afternoon's events.

Mary-Louise Parker & More to Be Honored at 37th Annual MUSE AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 18, 2016

New York Women in Film & Television(NYWIFT), which has supported and empowered women in the entertainment industry for nearly 40 years, is pleased to present its 37th annual Muse Awards gala luncheon on Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel.

New York Women in Film & TV Announces 37th Annual Muse Awards Honorees
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 17, 2016

New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT), which has supported and empowered women in the entertainment industry for nearly 40 years, is pleased to present its 37th annualMuse Awards gala luncheon on Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel. This year's Muse Awards will be more energetic and inspiring than ever before in recognizing and celebrating the remarkable achievements of women in the film, television and digital media industries. Actor and CBS Commentator Nancy Giles will emcee the afternoon's events.

Photo Flash: Michael Feinstein Honored at Harlem School of the Arts' 2016 Masquerade Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

On Monday, October 31, 2016, Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) hosted its annual gala benefit to support the school's year-round visual and performing arts programming and initiatives. This year's event, which raised $1 million for the school, transformed into a Halloween Masquerade Ball, was held in the Grand Ballroom at The Plaza Hotel. Scroll down for photos!

Negro Ensemble Company to Launch 50th Season with DAY OF ABSENCE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

To launch its 50th anniversary season, The Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) will revisit its very first production, 'Day of Absence' (1966) by Douglas Turner Ward, with an eight-performance run December 4-11 at Theatre 80 St. Marks, 80 St. Mark's Place. The season will include three more productions at Theatre 80 St. Marks and one at La MaMa.

Negro Ensemble Company to Kick Off 50th Anniversary Season with DAY OF ABSENCE
by Ashlee Latimer - Nov 3, 2016

To launch its 50th anniversary season, The Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) will revisit its very first production, 'Day of Absence' (1966) by Douglas Turner Ward, with an eight-performance run December 4-11 at Theatre 80 St. Marks, 80 St. Mark's Place.  The season will include three more productions at Theatre 80 St. Marks and one at La MaMa.

SCANDAL's Joe Morton and MOTOWN's Valisia LeKae Tapped to Co-Host 2016 TRU Love Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 TRU Love Benefit, Embracing the Unlimited: A Celebration of Inclusion in the Arts, now being co-hosted by film/TV/theater star Joe Morton, Emmy Award winner for Scandal, fondly remembered for TV's Eureka and the acclaimed off-Broadway's Turn Me Loose. He joins Tony nominated Valisia LeKae (Motown the Musical) and previously announced performers, including Jay Armstrong Johnson and Tony winner Tonya Pinkins.

Tamara Tunie to Host TCG's 2016 Gala; BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE Will Perform
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the Master of Ceremonies, entertainment, and Gala Committee Members for their upcoming gala honoring playwright and actress Danai Gurira, producers Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey, and the Vilcek Foundation and Rick Kinsel.

HAMILTON's Brandon Victor Dixon to Host 2016 TRU Love Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 TRU Love Benefit, Embracing the Unlimited: A Celebration of Inclusion in the Arts, and an initial lineup of top performers for the event have been announced, led by Hamilton's Brandon Victor Dixon, Jay Armstrong Johnson and Tony winner Tonya Pinkins.

Photo Flash: Betty Buckley, Cicely Tyson, Estelle Parsons, Molly Ringwald and More Take Part in Primary Stages' 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Primary Stages hosted its 2016 Gala celebrating the Horton Foote Centennial last night, October 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm at 583 Park Avenue. The even twas chaired by CharLes Davis, HAllie Foote, David Richenthal and Michael Wilson, and featured performances and tributes by Elizabeth Ashley, Harriet Harris, Jayne Houdyshell, Estelle Parsons (pictured, left) and Molly Ringwald. Honorary co-chairs for the event include Matthew Broderick, Robert and Luciana Duvall, James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson. Scroll down for photos from the festivities!

Princess Grace Foundation-USA to Present Queen Latifah with Prince Rainier III Award
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 11, 2016

The Princess Grace Foundation-USA(PGF-USA) is proud to announce that award-winning actress, singer, songwriter and producer Queen Latifah will accept the prestigious Prince Rainier III Award for her outstanding contribution to the Arts and her exemplary give-back

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