The season will feature five productions including touring versions of the Broadway musicals "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" and the previously announced "Matilda the Musical."
Tyson's "Bountiful" is set to open the Ahmanson's new season Sept. 26. The revival, directed by Michael Wilson, ran on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Preview performances at the Ahmanson are scheduled to begin Sept. 17, with the run concluding on Nov. 2.
Tyson won her first Tony last year for playing the elderly heroine who embarks on a bus voyage back to her hometown of Bountiful.
Also part of the Ahmanson schedule: "Heartbeat of Home," a dance extravaganza by the producers and director of "Riverdance," featuring tributes to dance from various nations. The production is scheduled to run Dec. 9 to Jan. 18, with an official opening set for Dec. 10.
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As previously announced, "Matilda" will kick off its national tour at the Ahmanson with an engagement set for May 29 through July 12, 2015.
[Updated: a previous version of this post stated that "The Trip to Bountiful" was coming to the Ahmanson as part of a tour, based on information provided by a CTG spokeswoman. The spokeswoman later said that the production won't be a tour and is unique to L.A.]