Cicely Tyson won the award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play for ‘The Trip to Bountiful’ in The 67th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall. She recently returned to Broadway after three decades.
Reports indicate that: “Tyson’s acceptance speech for best actress in a play was an emotional highlight of the American Theatre Wing’s 67th annual Tony Awards broadcast live from New York’s Radio City Music Hall.”
About The Trip to Bountiful
Trapped in a cramped Houston apartment with her soft-spoken son and self-absorbed daughter-in-law, widow Carrie Watts dreams of returning to her home in the small Gulf Coast town of Bountiful, where she grew up and raised her own family. Fearing that she’s an imposition and chafing under her daughter-in-law’s watchful eye, she steals away with her latest pension check and heads home in the journey of a lifetime. The result is an unforgettable meditation on the idea of home and its power to sustain us.