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Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams Set to Announce 2014 Outer Critics Circle Nominations

Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams Set to Announce 2014 Outer Critics Circle Nominations

Tony Award winner Cicely Tyson and Tony nominee Vanessa Williams will announce the nominees for the 64th annual Outer Critics Circle awards on April 22 at the Friars Club. Nominations will be given in 24 categories that recognize achievements in Broadway and off-Broadway productions. The winners will be announced on May 12 prior to the May 22 presentation of awards ...

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Mama's Coming Home! Get a Sneak Peek of Cicely Tyson & Vanessa Williams in Lifetime’s The Trip To Bountiful

Mama's Coming Home! Get a Sneak Peek of Cicely Tyson & Vanessa Williams in Lifetime’s The Trip To Bountiful

Before you see Vanessa Williams jazz it up in After Midnight this spring, see her on the small screen alongside Tony winner Cicely Tyson in the new Lifetime TV adaptation of Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful. Williams and Tyson reprise their roles of Jessie Mae Watts and Carrie Watts, respectively, in the new televised adaptation of the 2013 ...

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Lifetime's TV Remake of The Trip to Bountiful Puts on the Brakes, Pushes Back Air Date

Lifetime's TV Remake of The Trip to Bountiful Puts on the Brakes, Pushes Back Air Date

Good things come to those who wait—we guess! The air date of the small screen adaptation of The Trip to Bountiful, starring Tony winner Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams reprising their roles from the recent Broadway revival alongside new cast members Blair Underwood and Keke Palmer, has been pushed back. Helmed by Michael Wilson, who also directed the stage ...

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Blair Underwood & Keke Palmer Join Cicely Tyson & Vanessa Williams in The Trip to Bountiful TV Remake

Blair Underwood & Keke Palmer Join Cicely Tyson & Vanessa Williams in The Trip to Bountiful TV Remake

Next stop, BountifulBlair Underwood and Keke Palmer are on tap to appear in the Lifetime TV remake of The Trip to Bountiful, alongside previously announced Tony winner and Oscar nominee Cicely Tyson and Tony nominee Vanessa Williams. Tyson and Williams recently starred in the Broadway revival of Horton Foote’s celebrated drama, and will reprise the roles of Carrie ...

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The Trip to Bountiful, Starring Tony Winner Cicely Tyson & Vanessa Williams, Set for Lifetime Screen Reboot

The Trip to Bountiful, Starring Tony Winner Cicely Tyson & Vanessa Williams, Set for Lifetime Screen Reboot

The Broadway journey may be over for the recent revival of The Trip to Bountiful, but the story of Carrie Watts will live on in a new Lifetime TV remake of Horton Foote’s celebrated play. Featuring Tony winner Cicely Tyson and Vanessa Williams reprising their roles from the Broadway production, the new small screen adaptation will begin filming November ...

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Exclusive! Miss Americas Unite as Nina Davuluri Meets Vanessa Williams at The Trip to Bountiful

Exclusive! Miss Americas Unite as Nina Davuluri Meets Vanessa Williams at The Trip to Bountiful
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What does newly crowned Miss America Nina Davuluri do during her first week on the job? Pay a visit to a former Miss America, of course! Davaluri caught a matinee of Horton Foote’s emotional drama The Trip to Bountiful on September 18, and headliner Vanessa Williams, the first African-American woman to be crowned Miss America, was thrilled to meet ...

Cuba Gooding Jr. Sets Exit Date for The Trip to Bountiful; Leon Addison Brown to Star as Ludie Watts

Cuba Gooding Jr. Sets Exit Date for The Trip to Bountiful; Leon Addison Brown to Star as Ludie Watts

The Broadway journey is over for Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr., who will depart the Broadway production of The Trip to Bountiful on August 27. The star, who plays the role of Ludie Watts in the Broadway revival, will exit the show early due to a change in schedule for an upcoming film. His understudy, Leon Addison Brown, will succeed ...

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Show Me the Portrait! Sardi’s Unveils a Tribute to The Trip to Bountiful Star Cuba Gooding Jr.

Show Me the Portrait! Sardi’s Unveils a Tribute to The Trip to Bountiful Star Cuba Gooding Jr.
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The Trip to Bountiful headliner Cuba Gooding Jr. was the guest of honor at Sardi’s on August 22, when the legendary New York restaurant unveiled a portrait of the Oscar winner and newly minted Broadway star. Gooding was joined by his co-stars Vanessa Williams, Adepero Oduye and Tom Wopat, who were on hand to cheer him on and toast ...

Vanessa Williams on Keeping Sondheim in Her Rolodex & Looking Up to Cicely Tyson in The Trip to Bountiful

Vanessa Williams on Keeping Sondheim in Her Rolodex & Looking Up to Cicely Tyson in The Trip to Bountiful

Vanessa Williams is celebrating two important milestones this year: her 50th birthday and her 30th year in show business, a career that has earned her multiple Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award nominations. After starring in musicals Kiss of the Spider Woman, Into the Woods and Sondheim on Sondheim, Williams gets to show off her dramatic and comedic acting chops as ...

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Adepero Oduye to Succeed Her Steel Magnolias Co-Star Condola Rashad in The Trip to Bountiful

Adepero Oduye to Succeed Her Steel Magnolias Co-Star Condola Rashad in The Trip to Bountiful

Adepero Oduye will make her Broadway debut in the revival of Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful beginning July 16, succeeding Tony nominee Condola Rashad as Thelma. Rashad played her final performance in the production on July 14 to star in the forthcoming Broadway revival of Romeo and Juliet opposite Orlando Bloom.

Directed by Michael Wilson, The Trip to ...

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