South Coast Rep Presents the Classic Drama, The Trip to Bountiful
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This classic is so current. The story is simple, but the message deep. Horton Foote was a literary hero- and an inspiration to writers (like me)who are interested in dramatizing the "human opportunity" as the healing to the "human condition."...continued
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Critics across the breadth of America have lauded this gem of a play about Carrie Watts, an aging widow who wants to go home. Trapped in a tiny apartment in Houston, she yearns for Bountiful, the Gulf Coast town where she grew up and spent the best years of her life. And—latest pension check in hand—she’s determined to get there, come hell or high water. The journey is filled with frequent humor and a tenderness that’s both heartbreaking and life affirming. Travel with her in this delicately beautiful play by the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, whose work has enriched SCR’s stages—and mesmerized its audiences.