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188 Star Starred
Round House Theatre - Bethesda
4545 East-West Highway Bethesda, MD 20814
240-644-1100
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"The Trip to Bountiful"
37 ratings
4.9 average rating
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14 events
6 reviews
15 stars
attended Mar 18 2011

Bountiful was a wonderful experience. The acting was superb....everything about it was great. It's a don't miss.

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DH1
248 events
176 reviews
3 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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Gretchen C. Red Velvet
109 events
21 reviews
67 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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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.

<em>Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley</em> Mariah Carey <em>Into the Woods</em> <em>Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical</em> <em>Black Side of the Moon</em> <em>Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley</em> Septime Webre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Carousel</em> <em>The Secret Garden</em> <em>The Second City's Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue</em> Ripley's Believe It or Not! Baltimore