The Verdict: Critics Review The Trip to Bountiful, Starring Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Vanessa Williams

By Adam Hetrick
April 24, 2013

The new Broadway production of Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful, featuring Emmy-winning stage and screen star Cicely Tyson, officially opened April 23 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.



Directed by Michael Wilson, the principal cast also includes Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding Jr. ("Jerry Maguire," "Red Tails"), Emmy Award nominee Vanessa Williams ("Ugly Betty," "Desperate Housewives"), Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad (Lifetime's "Steel Magnolias," Broadway's Stick Fly) and Tony nominee Tom Wopat.

The critics have filed their reviews, and Playbill.com has collected them for our readers. Click through to read them all. Playbill.com will continue to update our list as the reviews come in.

AM New York

Associated Press

Backstage

Bloomberg News

Entertainment Weekly

The Hollywood Reporter

Los Angeles Times

Newsday

New York Daily News

New York Magazine

NY1

New York Post

The New York Times

Time Out New York

USA Today

The Wall Street Journal

Tickets are available by visiting Telecharge.com. For more information visit TheTripToBountifulBroadway.com.

 

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Vanessa Williams, Cicely Tyson and Cuba Gooding Jr.
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