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The Trip to Bountiful

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Vanessa Williams Only Had A Week To Prepare For 'After Midnight'

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment

Following her performance in last year's Tony Award-winning Broadway production "The Trip To Bountiful," multi-platinum recording artist and actress V...

Michelle Obama Honors Cicely Tyson

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 02.26.2014 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says African-American History Month is about "honoring those who came before us" and "resolving to do our part to l...

Tastemakers: The Only Black Producers Currently On Broadway

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 09.24.2013 | Black Voices

This is the first in a series highlighting the people who work behind the scenes to innovate, create and execute many of the cultural touchpoints we e...

PHOTOS: Boundary Breaking Beauties Meet!

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 09.19.2013 | Black Voices

Two women who broke color barriers and made history had the chance to meet for the first time on Wednesday. The first Indian American Miss America...

Cicely Tyson On Her Tony, Obama And What's Next

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.05.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — There is a beach with fluffy sand in Cicely Tyson's future. She can't wait to get to it. Just don't ask where it is. The newly crown...

Who Is Replacing Condola Rashad In 'Bountiful'?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 09.14.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The actress who will fill Condola Rashad's shoes in "The Trip to Bountiful" has been revealed: Adepero Oduye. Producers of the Tony ...

It's Tyson Time, Tripping to Bountiful!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 08.06.2013 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Cicely Tyson. I remember when she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress when I was still in school for Sounder (1972). Yet it wasn't u...

It's Tony Week! Who Should Win?

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.04.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I feel pretty confident that my favorite play of the year, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, will win Best Play and my favorite musical, Matilda, will win Best Musical. (There is a groundswell of support for Kinky Boots.)

I Wish I Could Shimabukuro Like My Sister Kate

Ken Fallin | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts
Ken Fallin

The Broadway theatre season officially ended two weeks ago, the Tony Award nominations were announced, and I kept busy trying to draw as many Broadway productions as possible.

A Trip That Is Truly Bountiful

Danny Groner | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York
Danny Groner

Upon seeing The Trip to Bountiful, you'll understand people have raved about Cicely Tyson's performance as Carrie Watts.

PHOTOS: Lady In Red

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.30.2013 | Black Voices

Vanessa Williams stepped out on Monday night to attend the National Corporate Theatre Fund 2013 Awards Gala in New York City--and to remind the world ...

Transcending Geography

Rex Reed | Posted 06.26.2013 | Arts
Rex Reed

The saga of Horton Foote's wonderful play The Trip to Bountiful, a beautiful and sensitive study of a wise and loving old lady who longs to return to...

Cicely Tyson Goes Home Again In Classic Play

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

There is a Bountiful in everyone, an Edenic place of innocence and tranquility, the refuge to which we each yearn to return if only to replenish the strength to carry on. In a sublime performance in Horton Foote's classic play, Cicely Tyson transports her audience with her as she makes her own way back home.

Cuba's 'Bountiful' Trip To Stage

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The other night at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, Cuba Gooding Jr. came bounding onto the stage. He had already put in two solid hours per...

Spring Is Here! B'Way Producers Talk About Their Shows

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.18.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Speaking of back to Broadway -- Bette Midler is coming. I've been waiting for years, and now she is coming. Midler is starring in one of three one-woman shows on the Great White Way this season.

Movie Review: Main Street

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.09.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's not hard to see how a movie like Main Street got made, at least in theory. Why it's being released is another question altogether.