Venue Details

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Round House Theatre - Bethesda
4545 East-West Highway Bethesda, MD 20814
240-644-1100
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Parking very accessible in facility adjacent to theater which is reachable by an elevator that delivers patrons directly to the theater lobby. A flat fee of $5. with ticket stub for evening. Garage closes at 11 pm so diing after the show means one needs possibly to move car.
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Reviews & Ratings

37 ratings
4.9 average rating
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DH1
157 events
112 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 17 2011

An enjoyable show with good performances by a capable cast (especially Lizan Mitchell). I particularly enjoyed the fact that a play with such a colorless and universal theme was staged with an African American cast and hope that Round House will...continued

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34 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 02 2011

Lizan Mitchell's acting was sensational. If for no other reason than seeing her, the play is a must.

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Gretchen C. Red Velvet
65 events
12 reviews
64 stars
attended Mar 24 2011

Very VERY well done. There were at least 200--five busloads-- of 8th graders in the audience the night I went and there was not a peep out of them. Guess they really enjoyed it too!

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Website

http://www.roundhousetheatre.org/performance/the-trip-to-bountiful/

Quotes & Highlights

Read about director Timothy Douglas.

Description

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. The results are both brilliantly life-affirming and heartbreaking in one of legendary playwright Horton Foote’s most beloved works.

Timothy Douglas directs an African American cast in a new production endorsed by the Foote estate especially for Round House*.

*The cast includes Doug Brown, Jessica Frances Dukes, Chinai J. Hardy, Robert Jason Jackson, Lizan Mitchell and Lawrence Redmond.

About the Ticket Supplier: Round House Theatre

Round House Theatre produces literary adaptations and contemporary works for the stage, conducts community-based education programs, and provides a home to diverse artists and arts organizations. Their work is expansive: they make art to explore big ideas, broaden minds, move hearts, exercise imaginations, and--ultimately--to build community through the shared experience of live theatre.