Venue Details

26 Star Starred
Allen Theatre at ACT
700 Union Street Seattle, WA 98101
206-292-7676
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Farah Clinch
Parking at Union Square garage was convenient and affordable.
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the reflective viewer
Theater in the round with all good seats. GS seat was first row.
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17 reviews
13 stars
attended May 08 2010

Wonderful,nostalgic play. Beautifully acted. Glad we went

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attended May 30 2010

Excellent acting, amazing stage and lighting - altogether a brilliant evening of real theater!!

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Description

Written by Horton Foote

Initially released as a television play in 1953, and later adapted into an Academy Award winning film in 1985, The Trip to Bountiful now makes its ACT debut on the Allen Arena stage!

Directed by the renowned Victor Pappas and featuring Seattle luminary Marianne Owen in the leading role, Pulitzer Prize winner Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful is an unforgettable meditation on the idea of home and its power to sustain us. In 1953 Houston, elderly Carrie Watts dreams endlessly of returning to the home of her youth, but to do so she must first find a way to escape the supervision of an over-bearing daughter-in-law (Mary Kae Irvin) and an under-serving son (Paul Morgan Stetler). What follows is a touching and inspiring odyssey through the American landscape and the landscape of the heart as Carrie discovers the true magic of home that lives within us all.

About the Ticket Supplier: ACT (A Contemporary Theatre)

ACT has been finding, creating and sharing contemporary theatre with audiences since 1965.

ACT made history as the first theatre in Seattle dedicated to producing contemporary plays, and we're still making history as the most welcoming development house for new plays around. With our multiple stages and diversity of work, ACT keeps you intimately involved with new theatre.