From Harvey to The Trip to Bountiful, A Look at the 2012-13 Season: The Play Revivals

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19 Apr 2013

Show: The Trip to Bountiful
Theatre: Stephen Sondheim Theatre

Preview: March 30, 2013

Opening: April 23, 2013
Closing: July 7, 2013

Creators: Written by Horton Foote. Direction by Michael Wilson.
Original Principal Cast: Cicely Tyson as Mrs. Carrie Watts, Cuba Gooding Jr. as Ludie Watts, Vanessa Williams as Jessie Mae Watts, Condola Rashad as Thelma and Tom Wopat as Sheriff.

Synopsis: The Trip to Bountiful, according to press notes, tells the story of "Carrie Watts (Tyson), an elderly woman who dreams of returning to her small hometown of Bountiful, TX one last time, against the wishes of her overprotective son (Gooding) and domineering daughter-in-law (Williams). Her journey becomes a heartbreaking but ultimately life-affirming and inspiring tale that examines the fragility of memory and celebrates the enduring power of hope and faith."

Check out photos from The Trip to Bountiful's press day.

Go "Behind the Curtain" with the production set designer, Jeff Cowie:

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