Mrs. Johnnie Mae Williams Releases 'Prayer, Faith & Weight Loss: Abide In God, Ask & Believe'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

Mrs. Johnnie Mae Williams, a Christian, mother, devoted writer and author, has completed her new book 'Prayer, Faith & Weight Loss: Abide in God, Ask & Believe': a passionately crafted work that depicts the hurdles to a successful and sustainable diet. This book aims to enlighten the reader about the power of God and self-worth. (more...)

Brooklyn's FLICfest 16 to Feature 6 World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

FLICfest, the first dance festival dedicated to presenting feature-length alternative works, will give 6 choreographers the opportunity to present work over two weekendsóJanuary 21-23 and January 28-30, 2016. Produced by Irondale, located in the heart of Brooklyn Downtown Arts District, the first performance will take place at 7:00 p.m. and the second will follow at 9:00 p.m. on all six nights. A single ticket guarantees audience members entry to both shows and the late-night cabaret that takes place in the theatre's balcony lounge, following the performances. Audiences will have two opportunities over the festival to capture the works of FLICfest's 2016 choreographers Angel Chinn/Nona Lee Dance Company, Donofrio Dance Company, Taylor Drury, Beck Heiberg, Joya Powell and Movement of the People, and Hattie Mae Williams/Tattooed Ballerinas. (more...)

New Play AN OTHELLO THING to Open in January at The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015

The Tank (Rosalind Grush and Rania Jumaily, Artistic Directors), a non-profit arts presenter located in the heart of midtown, will present AN OTHELLO THING, an experimental play that involves abstract language, non-linear storytelling, and an awareness by the performers of their performance. In this play, written by Sean Edward Lewis, a man (Lewis) and a woman (Claire Campbell) carry out violent Othello Experiments in their domestic domain. (more...)

Acting School Scholarship Opportunity
by Contests - Broadway - Nov 10, 2014

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BWW Reviews: Luminous Cicely Tyson Makes TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
by Don Grigware - Oct 3, 2014

In his timeless and invigorating script The Trip to Bountiful Horton Foote engages our attention with his keen appraisal that 'The world can't be bought'. Believing the best things in life are free - well, almost..., elderly Carrie Watts (Cicely Tyson), in her Tony-winning role, proves just how healing a return to one's roots, however brief, may be. This Broadway revival directed by Michael Wilson also stars Vanessa Williams from the original New York production and Blair Underwood replacing Cuba Gooding Jr. It's a stellar cast, achieving a truly beautiful representation of Foote's infreqeuntly seen work. (more...)

BWW Profile: Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Adaptation Nominated for 2014 Emmy Award
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 25, 2014

Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL adaptation scored a number of 2014 Emmy nominations, including 'Best TV Movie,' and Cicely Tyson for her role. In honor of its nods, BWW is taking a look back at the production! (more...)

Tony Winner Cicely Tyson Talks Once-in-a-Lifetime Role in A TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2014

Ms Tyson spoke exclusively to The Hollywood Reporter about her award-winning role, which she shared was one she always wanted to take on. (more...)

VIDEO: Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, with Cicely Tyson, Premieres Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2014

Lifetime's adaptation of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, starring Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams, is set to premiere tonight, March 8th on the cable network. The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. Set during the final years of the Jim Crow South, the film follows one woman's quest to reconnect with her past in order to ensure her family's future. Check out the latest trailer for the film below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Trailer for Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL with Cicely Tyson!
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2014

Lifetime's adaptation of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, starring Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams, is set to premiere Saturday, March 8th on the cable network. The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. Set during the final years of the Jim Crow South, the film follows one woman's quest to reconnect with her past in order to ensure her family's future. Check out a just-released trailer for the film below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Lady Michelle Obama Introduces THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Screening
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama just hosted a White House screening of Lifetime's adaptation of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, starring Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams, as part of Black History Month.The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. Set during the final years of the Jim Crow South, the film follows one woman's quest to reconnect with her past in order to ensure her family's future. The Trip to Bountiful premieres Saturday, March 8th on the cable network. Click below to check out the First Lady's opening remarks! (more...)

Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, Starring Cicely Tyson, Airs Tonight
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

The Trip to Bountiful is a television adaptation of American playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote's Tony nominated play. (more...)

Michelle Obama to Host White House Screening of THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, 2/24
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

The event, taking place in the Eisenhower Office Building's South Court Auditorium, will feature remarks from Obama, and will be livestreamed at http://www.whitehouse.gov//live. (more...)

Lifetime's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, Starring Cicely Tyson, to Air on 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

Lifetime will celebrate Black HISTORY Month in February with The Trip to Bountiful, featuring two-time Emmy winner, Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee, and SAG and Tony winner Cicely Tyson (The Help), Emmy and Grammy nominee Vanessa Williams (Ugly Betty), Golden Globe nominee and Grammy winner Blair Underwood (In Treatment) and SAG nominee Keke Palmer (CrazySexyCool). (more...)

La MaMa Presents WAKE UP, YOU'RE DEAD, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2010

What puppeteer doesn't wonder what will happen to him as he impersonates the creator? In 'Wake Up, You're Dead!,' Aaron Haskell of Brooklyn Art Department (www.brooklynartdepartment.com), one of the original designers of Nightmare: NYC's Haunted House, gives us a Halloween-flavored creation myth. It's a De La Guarda-type event and spectacle that adds a late-night attraction to 'La MaMa Puppet Series IV--Built to Perform.' It will be presented October 29 to November 7 in the second-floor Club of La MaMa E.T.C., 74A East Fourth Street. (more...)

La MaMa Presents WAKE UP, YOU'RE DEAD, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2010

What puppeteer doesn't wonder what will happen to him as he impersonates the creator? In 'Wake Up, You're Dead!,' Aaron Haskell of Brooklyn Art Department (www.brooklynartdepartment.com), one of the original designers of Nightmare: NYC's Haunted House, gives us a Halloween-flavored creation myth. It's a De La Guarda-type event and spectacle that adds a late-night attraction to 'La MaMa Puppet Series IV--Built to Perform.' It will be presented October 29 to November 7 in the second-floor Club of La MaMa E.T.C., 74A East Fourth Street. (more...)

La MaMa Presents WAKE UP, YOU'RE DEAD, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2010

What puppeteer doesn't wonder what will happen to him as he impersonates the creator? In 'Wake Up, You're Dead!,' Aaron Haskell of Brooklyn Art Department (www.brooklynartdepartment.com), one of the original designers of Nightmare: NYC's Haunted House, gives us a Halloween-flavored creation myth. It's a De La Guarda-type event and spectacle that adds a late-night attraction to 'La MaMa Puppet Series IV--Built to Perform.' It will be presented October 29 to November 7 in the second-floor Club of La MaMa E.T.C., 74A East Fourth Street. (more...)

Francesca Harper Project Presents Dance Piece Modo Fusion, March 8-12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2006

The new Francesca Harper Project dance/theatre company will present Modo Fusion from March 8th through 12th (more...)

Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams to Star in Lifetime's TV Adaptation of Broadway's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
by - Jan 1, 2001

This year's Tony Award nominated Broadway revival hit The Trip to Bountiful is currently in production in Atlanta for a television adaptation to premiere on Lifetime in 2014. (more...)