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Cicely Tyson makes a trip that is 'Bountiful' indeed
Cicely Tyson makes a trip that is 'Bountiful' indeed

For an actress well into her golden years, landing the role of a lifetime is a rare achievement. To play that role three times in close succession is something akin to seeing the show-business stars align. "It's been quite a journey," said Cicely Tyson in a soft but intense whisper. The vocal understatement was perhaps deliberate for an actress conserving her energy as she gears up to reprise her Tony Award-winning performance in "The Trip to Bountiful," which opens Sept. 26 at the Ahmanson Theatre. In between New York and Los Angeles, Tyson played the role in a TV movie of the Horton Foote play that aired in March on the Lifetime cable channel, earning the...

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