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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)

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)
Stage & Screen Star Christine Baranski to Speak at Juilliard Commencement; Cicely Tyson Among Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The Juilliard School will confer honorary doctorates on five remarkable artists during its 111th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 20, 2016, at 11 a.m. in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (Broadway at 65th Street, New York City). Christine Baranski will give Juilliard's Commencement Address.

Diane Lane Will Return to Broadway This Fall in Stephen Karam's Adaptation of THE CHERRY ORCHARD
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 5, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) has just announced Academy Award nominee Diane Lane will return to Broadway to play 'Ranevskaya' in a new production of The Cherry Orchard. Ms. Lane made her Broadway debut as a child, in the 1977 revival of The Cherry Orchard.

VIDEO: Cicely Tyson Talks Career, 'House of Cards' & Diversity in Hollywood on TODAY
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 17, 2016

The legendary actress stopped by TODAY to talk about the many groundbreaking roles she's played over the years and the ongoing struggle to have better minority representation in film.

Claudia Rankine's CITIZEN and More Slated for Primary Stages' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Primary Stages announced their upcoming 32nd Season on March 14 at a champagne reception celebrating the Centennial of the birth of late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Primary Stages collaborator, Horton Foote.

Tracee Ellis Ross Returns as Host of BET's BLACK GIRLS ROCK 2016
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 11, 2016

BET Networks and Beverly Bond, CEO, founder and Creator of ‚ÄúBLACK GIRLS ROCK!‚ÄĚ, are excited to announce the return of Tracee Ellis Ross as the host of ‚ÄúBLACK GIRLS ROCK!‚ÄĚ 2016

Vanessa Williams to Star in VH1 Drama Series SATAN'S SISTERS
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 1, 2016

Tony, Grammy, and Emmy nominated singer/actress Vanessa Williams has signed on to play the lead role in VH1's upcoming scripted series inspired by Star Jones 2011 book 'Satan's Sisters: A Novel of Fiction.'

Melissa James Gibson, Frank Pugliese Named New HOUSE OF CARDS Showrunners
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 26, 2016

Melissa James Gibson and Frank Pugliese, two senior writers who have been with HOUSE OF CARDS since 2014, have been promoted to showrunners of the award-winning Netflix original series, from Media Rights Capital.

Tony Winner Cicely Tyson to Return to ABC's HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 25, 2016

Cicely Tyson will reprise her role of Annalise's (Viola Davis) mother Ophelia in an upcoming episode of ABC's HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER

HOUSE OF CARDS 'President Francis Underwood‚ÄĚ Portrait Unveiled at Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 23, 2016

A major new portrait of Kevin Spacey in his role as HOUSE OF CARDS' President Francis J. Underwood was unveiled this evening at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

THE COLOR PURPLE Revival Cast Album Hits the Shelves Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

THE COLOR PURPLE recorded its official Broadway cast album in December, and it is available online and in stores today, February 19, released by Broadway Records. The album is produced by six-time Grammy Award winner Frank Filipetti. 

Ami Brabson and More Set for 'Music at the Mansion' Series Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

NiCori Studios and Productions in association with the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, Music at the Mansion, on Sunday, February 28, at 3pm. Performers include 4th Wall Theatre, Ami Brabson, Peggy Eason and Michael Colby.

Discovery Family Channel to Re-Air BROADWAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE Tonight
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 15, 2016

Wrapping up a weekend of festivities, on Monday, February 15, Discovery Family Channel celebrates President's Day with a special presentation of BROADWAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE at 8:00 PM and 11:30 PM (7PM and 10:30PM central) and the film 'The American President' at 9:00 PM (8:00 PM central).

ECLIPSED Launches Campaign to Bring 10,000 Girls to See Broadway Production
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 11, 2016

Producers Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey announced today that the critically acclaimed Broadway boundEclipsed will today launch a campaign to bring 10,000 girls to see the show.  Through the '10,000 Girls Campaign,' girls from the Tri-State area between ages 16 to 24, who would not otherwise have the opportunity to experience a Broadway show, will be given tickets to see Eclipsed.

VIDEO: Watch All-New HOUSE OF CARDS Season 4 Trailer!
by - Feb 11, 2016

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright return in the new season of HOUSE OF CARDS, premiering Friday, March 4 on the Netflix streaming service. Watch an all-new season 4 trailer below!

ECLIPSED Makes Broadway History During Black History Month with Cast, Creative Team
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 8, 2016

Eclipsed makes history during Black History Month.  Holding the special distinction of being led by the only two African-American lead producers on Broadway, Stephen Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey, Eclipsed will be the first show in Broadway history with an entirely female cast and creative team, and further: an entirely Black cast and creative team.  Eclipsed begins previews later this month.

B Michael to Debut Runway Fashion Show at 47th Annual NAACP Image Awards Luncheon
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 4, 2016

Macy's has partnered with couture and ready-to-wear designer B Michael to produce the first b Michael America runway fashion show at this year's NAACP Image Awards luncheon, which honors the nominees of the 47th annual NAACP Image Awards, on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at the Langham Hotel in Pasadena, CA. Actress and singer Brandy Norwood, known for her work on 'Moesha,' 'I Still Know What You Did Last Summer,' and 'Cinderella,' will walk in the fashion show. B Michael previously dressed the star for her media junkets during her run in 'Chicago' on Broadway and also collaborated with her costume designer on her new series for BET, 'Zoe Ever After.'

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/9-1/10/2016
by - Jan 10, 2016

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Sunday, January 10, 2016 - Sunday, January 10, 2016.

BWW Flashback: THE GIN GAME Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 10, 2016

The new Broadway production of D.L. Coburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, The Gin Game, starring Tony Award winners James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson, ends its limited run today, January 10, 2016. THE GIN GAME opened on October 14 at the Golden Theatre. In honor of the show's final curtain, BroadwayWorld brings you a look back at its run on the Great White Way!

CBS's KENNEDY CENTER HONORS Leads Network to Holiday Week Win
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 6, 2016

CBS won the holiday week in viewers with an original 60 MINUTES, specials KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, UNDERCOVER BOSS and I GET THAT A LOT and rebroadcasts of the Network's hit scripted series, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending Jan. 3.

This Week on BroadwayWorld TV: Hottest Videos from 12/28 - 1/4/2016
by - Jan 4, 2016

Hottest Videos on 12/28 - 1/4/2016.

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