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Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015

Review: James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson in 'The Gin Game'

Review: James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson in 'The Gin Game'

Two entertainment industry giants reunite on Broadway in a heartbreaking update of D.L. Coburn's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015

James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson Lead “The Gin Game”

James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson Lead “The Gin Game”

The Tony winners will lead a new production of D.L. Coburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play this fall on Broadway.

Monday, Jun 10, 2013

"Pippin," Lauper Wins Make for Tony's Best Moments

"Pippin," Lauper Wins Make for Tony's Best Moments

Tom Hanks didn’t win a Tony, Cicely Tyson did, and the sentimental American musical “Kinky Boots” upset the tight British import “Matilda” for the evening’s top prize

Friday, Dec 21, 2012

Gooding Jr., Williams Sign on for "Bountiful"

Gooding Jr., Williams Sign on for "Bountiful"

Condola Rashad, a 2012 Tony nominee for "Stick Fly," also joins the cast

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012

Cicely Tyson to Star in "Bountiful"

Cicely Tyson to Star in "Bountiful"

Turn as Carrie Watts in Horton Foote drama marks return to Broadway after three decades

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