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Cicely Tyson

Wins Tony

8 Jun, 2014

Tyson wins the Tony Award for Best Actress (Play) at the 68th Annual Tony Awards for portraying Mrs. Carrie Watts in The Trip to Bountiful. Tyson gives a long acceptance speech, then prompted by the teleprompter to wrap it up, she says

Well, that’s exactly what you did with me: You wrapped me up in your arms after 30 years.

Cicely Tyson wins Leading Actress in a Play at 2013 Tony Awards