The Trip to Bountiful: Pulitzer Prize-Winner Horton Foote's Classic Drama
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It was a beautiful story told be very talented actors who for the entire play make you feel you are part of the story. It was WONDERFUL !!
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Geraldine Page won a 1986 Academy Award for her lead performance in the film version of The Trip to Bountiful and Horton Foote was nominated for his screenplay.
The Trip to Bountiful
Written by Horton Foote
Directed by Larry Eisenberg
Horton Foote’s tender, heartfelt story focuses on Carrie Watts, who dreams of returning to her childhood home in the small town of Bountiful, Texas, which she left three decades ago. She plots a daring journey to the place whose peaceful memory has comforted her in the stressful life she leads with her frail son and shrewish daughter-in-law. The fulfillment of her dream is is both heartbreaking and brilliantly life-affirming, a bittersweet experience that transforms longing into satisfaction.
Cast: Gwen Van Dam, Kent Butler, Gina Yates, Liza de Weerd, Henry Holden, Patrick Skelton
About the Ticket Supplier: Group Rep at the Lonny Chapman Theatre
Founded in 1972, the Group Rep at the Lonny Chapman Theatre has won almost every drama award imaginable, plus many special awards from the community for its work with young people, seniors and the physically impaired. The company’s play choices are eclectic and offbeat.