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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)
PBS and THIRTEEN Announce New Documentary AMERICAN MASTERS: HOW IT FEELS TO BE FREE Photo PBS and THIRTEEN Announce New Documentary AMERICAN MASTERS: HOW IT FEELS TO BE FREE
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2020

Today at the Virtual PBS Press Tour, PBS and THIRTEEN announced American Masters: How It Feels To Be Free

Billy Porter, Jeremy Pope, Hugh Jackman, & More Nominated for 2020 EMMYS - See Full L Photo Billy Porter, Jeremy Pope, Hugh Jackman, & More Nominated for 2020 EMMYS - See Full List!
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2020

Today, nominations for the 72nd annual Emmy Awards were unveiled. Leslie Jones announced the nominations, with help from Laverne Cox, Josh Gad and Tatiana Maslany The Emmy Awards will air September 20 on ABC.

Cicely Tyson Announced as Recipient of Peabody Awards' Career Achievement Award Photo Cicely Tyson Announced as Recipient of Peabody Awards' Career Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020

Deadline has reported that Cicely Tyson has been announced as the recipient of the Peabody Awards' Career Achievement Award. The award is given to individuals whose work has left an incredible imprint on the field of broadcasting and digital media, as well as in American Culture. 

NJ Governor's Awards in Arts Education Announces 40th Anniversary Virtual Celebration Photo NJ Governor's Awards in Arts Education Announces 40th Anniversary Virtual Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020

Students and adult leaders will receive the state's most prestigious award in the arts, at the 40th Anniversary of the New Jersey Governor's Awards in Arts Education on June 26 at 5pm. This event will recognize 70 students and 15 adult leaders who have demonstrated excellence in and dedication to arts education.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER on ABC - Thursday, M Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER on ABC - Thursday, May 14, 2020
by TV Scoop - Apr 30, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, airing on ABC on Thursday, May 14, 2020!

Video Flashback: Cicely Tyson in a Clip From THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL at the Ahmanson in Photo Video Flashback: Cicely Tyson in a Clip From THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL at the Ahmanson in 2014
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2020

Center Theatre Group is curating a collection of scenes from some of their most beloved productions for your viewing pleasure.

Chris Hedges, Jesse Ventura And CORPORATE COUP D'ETAT Director Join Tom Needham On Th Photo Chris Hedges, Jesse Ventura And CORPORATE COUP D'ETAT Director Join Tom Needham On The Next SOUNDS OF FILM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020

Tom Needham will be interviewing Fred Peabody, the director of CORPORATE COUP D'ETAT, writer Chris Hedges, and TV Host Jesse Ventura this Thursday on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM.

Cicely Tyson to Return for Last Season of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER Photo Cicely Tyson to Return for Last Season of HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2020

Cicely Tyson will reprise her role as Ophelia Harkness, the mother of Annalise Keating (Viola Davis), for the final  season of ABC's How to Get Away With Murder. According to Deadline, Anne-Marie Johnson is also set to recur in the second half of the sixth and final season.

Philadelphia Stars Fill The Walnut Stage For Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN Photo Philadelphia Stars Fill The Walnut Stage For Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 211th season with Gore Vidal's thrilling political drama, THE BEST MAN. Directed by Broadway veteran Michael Wilson, the production begins previews on March 10, opens March 18, and continues through April 26 on the Walnut's Mainstage.

Henry Clarke Joins Mint Theater's World Premiere CHEKHOV/TOLSTOY: LOVE STORIES Photo Henry Clarke Joins Mint Theater's World Premiere CHEKHOV/TOLSTOY: LOVE STORIES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020

Mint Theater Company Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced a cast change for the current production, Chekhov/Tolstoy: Love Stories. Mint alumnus Henry Clarke will replace Alexander Sokovikov beginning Saturday evening February 29th.

THE KING'S SPEECH Comes To Hartford Stage In March Photo THE KING'S SPEECH Comes To Hartford Stage In March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020

Former Artistic Director Michael Wilson will return to Hartford Stage in March to direct the original play which inspired the Academy Award-winning film The King's Speech. Written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter David Seidler, the play tells the true story of King George VI, his speech therapist Lionel Logue, and a friendship that helped steer the course of history. The King's Speech will run Thursday, March 19, through Sunday, April 19.

BET Networks, NAACP Image Awards and ABFF Pay Tribute to the African American Communi Photo BET Networks, NAACP Image Awards and ABFF Pay Tribute to the African American Community
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

In back-to-back events, the African American community comes together for a weekend celebrating Black excellence. On February 22, the 51st NAACP Image Awards airing live on BET Networks is the preeminent multicultural awards show from an African American point of view. It celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film and honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. The next evening, the American Black Film Festival will host its annual awards season gala, ABFF Honors. The ceremony celebrates Black culture by recognizing individuals who have made distinguished contributions to American entertainment. The honorees being celebrated at ABFF Honors have leveraged their career to carve out a space for people of color in Hollywood helping to create a more diverse landscape. ABFF Honors is an opportunity for the industry to acknowledge how far entertainment has come and thank the individuals who have made it their mission to propel the African American community forward.

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Blair Underwood and More to be Theatre Forward Broadway Roundtab Photo Celia Keenan-Bolger, Blair Underwood and More to be Theatre Forward Broadway Roundtable Panelists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020

How Does Theatre Mirror Society? will be explored along with drawing on the panelists' experiences and perspectives on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Topics of the 17th annual Theatre Forward Broadway Roundtable will include an open-ended dialogue about opportunity, access, education and social justice. Panelists all share a passion for the power of storytelling and how it reflects and influences our world.

Photo Coverage: Billy Porter, Magic Johnson, and More Walk Red Carpet at Opening Nigh Photo Photo Coverage: Billy Porter, Magic Johnson, and More Walk Red Carpet at Opening Night of A SOLDIER'S PLAY
by Walter McBride - Jan 22, 2020

A Soldier's Play opened last night on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). Check out photos from the opening night red carpet!

A Rounded View: Artists Of Color Discuss The Works Of European Masters Photo A Rounded View: Artists Of Color Discuss The Works Of European Masters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

On Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the Jill Newhouse Gallery on the Upper East Side, artists of color will engage in a special talk about European art for the tenth annual Master Drawings New York. Conceived by Savona Bailey-McClain and Jill Newhouse, this event hopes to diversify the conversation about art and bridge time periods, artists and audiences in this 21st century.

VIDEO: OWN Releases the Trailer for New Drama CHERISH THE DAY Photo VIDEO: OWN Releases the Trailer for New Drama CHERISH THE DAY
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2020

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network revealed today the premiere date and official trailer for its new original anthology drama “Cherish the Day,” created and executive produced by Emmy winner/Academy Award nominee Ava DuVernay (“Queen Sugar,” “When They See Us”). “Cherish the Day” is set for a two-night premiere on Tuesday, February 11 at 10 p.m. ET/PT and Wednesday, February 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Tuesday night's premiere will be presented with limited commercials by Toyota Highlander. The eight-episode chapter will continue to air on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on TAMRON HALL, 1/13-1/17 Photo Scoop: Upcoming Guests on TAMRON HALL, 1/13-1/17
by TV Scoop - Jan 10, 2020

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on TAMRON HALL, 1/13-1/17!

VIDEO: Netflix Releases the Trailer for Tyler Perry's A FALL FROM GRACE Photo VIDEO: Netflix Releases the Trailer for Tyler Perry's A FALL FROM GRACE
by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2020

Netflix has released the trailer for Tyler Perry's A Fall From Grace.  Disheartened since her ex-husband's affair, Grace Waters (Crystal Fox) feels restored by a new romance. But when secrets erode her short-lived joy, Grace's vulnerable side turns violent.

Playwrights' Arena to Present RED INK, A HIT DOG WILL HOLLER and More in 2020 Photo Playwrights' Arena to Present RED INK, A HIT DOG WILL HOLLER and More in 2020
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019

Jon Lawrence Rivera, Artistic Director of Playwrights' Arena - the first and oldest theater dedicated to discovering, nurturing, and producing original works written exclusively by Los Angeles playwrights - has announced its 2020 Season of World Premieres which include: RED INK by Steven Leigh Morris, A HIT DOG WILL HOLLER by Inda Craig-Galván, and FABULOUS MONSTERS by Diana Burbano.

VIDEO: OWN Shares First-Look Teaser for CHERISH THE DAY Photo VIDEO: OWN Shares First-Look Teaser for CHERISH THE DAY
by Stage Tube - Dec 18, 2019

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network revealed today the first-look teaser trailer for its new original anthology drama “Cherish the Day,” created and executive produced by Emmy® winner/Academy Award®-nominee Ava DuVernay (“Queen Sugar,” “When They See Us”). “Cherish the Day,” which is set for a February 2020 premiere on OWN, is produced for OWN by ARRAY Filmworks and Harpo Films in association with Warner Horizon Scripted Television. Ava DuVernay, Paul Garnes (“Queen Sugar”), Tanya Hamilton (“Queen Sugar,” “Night Catches Us”), and Oprah Winfrey serve as executive producers. 

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