Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Vanessa Williams Joins Producing Team of A Wonderful World Musical; Full Cast Announced for Pre-Broadway Run by Caitlin Hornik

Ahead of its New Orleans and Chicago runs set for October, A Wonderful World, A New Musical About the Life and Loves of Louis Armstrong has announced its full cast, plus the addition of Vane…

SOURCE: at 12:55PM
Thursday, June 8, 2023

TBT: Jean Smart & Mary Steenburgen by Rob Weinert-Kendt

photo by Gary Leonard When I was starting up Back Stage West back in late 1993/early 1994, I remember someone suggesting that we do something like Interview magazine—i.e., have one celeb…

SOURCE: The Wicked Stage at 12:37PM
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Theatre Review: ‘The Trip to Bountiful’ at Ford’s Theatre by Jeannette Mulherin

Set in the 1950s, American playwright Horton Foote’s “The Trip to Bountiful” is a meditation on memory, the search for meaning, and the need to belong. Seen through a 21st century lens…

SOURCE: at 12:45PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022

News: Ford’s Theatre Society Announces 2022-2023 Season by News Desk (organization-Submitted Press Release)

Washington, D.C.—Ford’s Theatre Director Paul R. Tetreault today announced the Ford’s Theatre 2022-2023 season will include Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful, directed by Michael …

SOURCE: at 10:49PM

Historic Ford’s Theatre announces 2022/23 season by News Desk

Lineup to include Horton Foote’s ‘The Trip to Bountiful' and Cheryl L. West’s new musical about rock ‘n’ roll trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:00AM
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Vanessa Williams to Star in Anyone Can Whistle Concert at Carnegie Hall; MasterVoices Season Announced by Caitlin Moynihan

MasterVoices, the symphonic choir, has announced a starry lineup for its 80th anniversary season at Carnegie Hall. The three-production season includes a holiday concert, Vanessa Williams st…

SOURCE: at 12:24PM
Friday, August 6, 2021

Broadway Veteran Actor Arthur French Has Died at Age 89

French's many Broadway credits include The Trip To Bountiful, Dividing The Estate, Mule Bone, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Design For Living, You Can’t Take It With You, Death Of A Salesman…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:57AM
Friday, February 12, 2021

Scenes from the Vault—"The Trip to Bountiful" (Introduced by Blair Underwood) by Center Theatre Group

In recognizing the recent passing of legendary actress Cicely Tyson, Blair Underwood joins us to reflect on his performing alongside her and Vanessa Williams at the Ahmanson Theatre in 2014 …

SOURCE: YouTube at 01:42PM
Friday, January 29, 2021

Saying Goodbye to a Legend, Cicely Tyson Dies at 96 by Matthew Wexler

A Tony winner for 'The Trip to Bountiful', Cicely Tyson dazzled audiences in all mediums, leaving behind a legacy of work spanning seven decades. The post Saying Goodbye to a Legend, Cicely …

SOURCE: The Broadway Blog at 05:54PM

'Incredible and inspirational': Cicely Tyson remembered by Vanessa Williams by As Told To Chris Wiegand

Tyson, who has died aged 96, was the talk of Broadway in 2013 when she was in The Trip to Bountiful. Her co-star pays tribute to a calming mentor with an uproarious sense of humour I grew up…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:54PM
Thursday, January 28, 2021

Cicely Tyson, Tony-Winning Star of The Trip to Bountiful and More, Is Dead at 96 by Robert Viagas

On screen, Ms. Tyson is remembered for acclaimed performances in such works as Sounder, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, Roots, and How to Get Away With Murder.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:47PM

Tony and Emmy Award-Winning Actor Cicely Tyson Passes Away at 96

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.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:11PM

Tony-Winning Stage, Television, and Film Actor Cicely Tyson Dies at 96

Tyson earned her first Tony Award in 2013 for her starring role in Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 06:42PM
Saturday, November 14, 2020

Dramaworks Kicks Off Holiday Reading Series: Bountiful, Ballyhoo & Xmas Carol by Bill Hirschman

Palm Beach Dramaworks postponed its live on stage season, but it continues an aggressive online parade theatrical presentations for free in November and December with a three-play Home for …

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 09:32AM
Monday, June 8, 2020

Tony Winner Cicely Tyson Receives Peabody Career Achievement Award by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner Cecily Tyson has been named this year's recipient of the Peabody Awards’ Career Achievement Award. Every year, the award is given to individuals whose work and commitment to br…

SOURCE: at 05:18PM
Saturday, April 25, 2020

Video Flashback: Cicely Tyson in a Clip From THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL at the Ahmanson in 2014

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

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:17PM
Friday, April 24, 2020
Friday, November 1, 2019

Vanessa Williams to Make West End Debut in Donmar Transfer of City of Angels by Andy Lefkowitz

Vanessa Williams, beloved star of Broadway and Hollywood, will take to the stage of London's West End for the first time next year, as Carla/Alaura in a revival of the 1990 Tony-winning mus…

SOURCE: at 12:36PM
Thursday, September 5, 2019

Kristine Nielsen, Aidan Quinn & More Set for The Young Man From Atlanta at Signature by Andy Lefkowitz

Full casting is here for the upcoming off-Broadway revival of Horton Foote's The Young Man From Atlanta. Michael Wilson will direct the previously announced production of Signature Theatre, …

SOURCE: at 01:18PM
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

No Regrets: Taking 500 L.G.B.T Teenagers to ‘The Prom’ on Broadway by Ben Widdicombe

And “Killing Eve” celebrates Season 2 with intimate cocktails on Central Park West.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 01:53PM

VIDEO: Uma Thurman, NETWORK's Tony Goldwyn Star in the Trailer for Netflix's CHAMBERS by Stage Tube

A young heart attack survivor becomes consumed by the mystery surrounding the heart that saved her life. However, the closer she gets to uncovering the truth about her donor's sudden death, …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:18AM

BWW TV: Catch All The Red Carpet Action at the 2019 Olivier Awards! by BroadwayWorld TV

BroadwayWorld UK reporters Jamie Body and Debbie Gilpin went along to the Royal Albert Hall to cover the 2019 Olivier Awards.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:06AM

Guest Blog: Tabitha Mortiboy On THE AMBER TRAP by BroadwayWorld

I started writing The Amber Trap over two years ago while I was living in Brighton in a little flat by the sea. I knew that I wanted to write a story which uncovered some of the labyrinthine…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:39AM

OneTwoThreeOneTwo review at Sadler’s Wells, London – ‘tame deconstruction of flamenco’ by Rachel Elderkin

This is not a flamenco piece. On that point, Albert Quesada and Zoltan Vakulya are very clear. But flamenco is present in

SOURCE: The Stage Registration at 07:18AM

Fanny Davenport: An American Bernhardt by Trav S.D.

19th century stage actress Fanny or Fannie Davenport (Fanny Lily Gypsey Davenport, 1850-1898) was born of an April 10. Born in London, she was the daughter of actors Edward Loomis Davenport …

SOURCE: Trav S.D. at 07:10AM
Monday, January 7, 2019

Cuba Gooding Jr. Makes a Razzle-Dazzle Return to Broadway's Chicago by Andy Lefkowitz

All he cares about is love...and heading back to Broadway! Oscar winner and main-stem alum Cuba Gooding Jr. reprises his recent Broadway turn as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the awar…

SOURCE: at 01:04AM
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Actor-Director-Writer Peter Masterson (‘Best Little Whorehouse In Texas’) Dead At 84 by Artsjournal1

He played key supporting roles in The Stepford Wives, In The Heat of the Night, and The Exorcist, and he directed the film adaptation of The Trip to Bountiful, but his biggest impact was pro…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 07:54AM
Friday, December 21, 2018

Peter Masterson, 84, a ‘Best Little Whorehouse’ Creator, Is Dead by Richard Sandomir

Mr. Masterson helped turn a magazine article about a bordello into a hit Broadway musical. He later directed the movie “The Trip to Bountiful.”

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 04:32PM
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Co-Writer of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Peter Masterson, Dead at 84 by Mark Peikert

Masterson also starred in The Stepford Wives and directed Geraldine Page to an Oscar in The Trip to Bountiful.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:07PM
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Cuba Gooding Jr. to Play Return Engagement in Broadway's Chicago by Andy Lefkowitz

All he cares about is love...and heading back to Broadway! Oscar winner and main-stem alum Cuba Gooding Jr. will reprise his recent Broadway turn as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the …

SOURCE: at 10:42AM
Saturday, October 6, 2018

Cuba Gooding Jr. Makes a Razzle-Dazzle Broadway Return in Chicago by Andy Lefkowitz

All he cares about is love...and returning to Broadway! Oscar winner and main-stem alum Cuba Gooding Jr. reprises his recent London turn as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn in the award-win…

SOURCE: at 12:36AM

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May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater