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Visions & Voices: A Trip to Bountiful: Cicely Tyson

This LibGuide was created to accompany the Visions & Voices event: A Trip to Bountiful. The Center Theatre Group will present a performance of A Trip to Bountiful on Wednesday, October 29th at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles open to USC students.

About Cicely Tyson

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(Image from IMDb)

Cicely Tyson was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, and won Best Actress awards from the National Society of Film Critics and the National Board of Review, for her performance as Rebecca Morgan in Sounder (1972). She has won three Primetime Emmys, and is celebrated for her moving performances in classics of the stage and the big and small screens, including Roots, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All. She played a civil-rights activist in the mid-1990s television series Sweet Justice and co-starred in Diary of a Mad Black Woman. In 2013, she won a Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award for her Broadway performance in A Trip to Bountiful. (Visions and Voices)

Films Featuring Cicely Tyson

Check out the Leavey Library DVD collection for additional works featuring Cicely Tyson.