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Lonny Chapman Theatre
At the intersection of Cleon Ave. & Burbank Blvd. 10900 Burbank Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601
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Parking is mainly on the street but not too difficult since the surrounding businesses are closed for the evening.
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I parked in an alley right around the corner.
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"The Trip to Bountiful"
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4.7 average rating
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335 events
108 reviews
286 stars
attended Feb 13 2011

Horton Foote when well rendered is darn near irresistible. The play was very nicely done with nice sets, stage direction and sound effects. Subtle music and costumes were apropos'. The actors we well cast and did a good job especially Gwen Van Dam...continued

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75 stars
attended Feb 19 2011

Bountiful is beautiful! The acting and staging are excellent. Gwen Van Dam and Gina Yates are standouts.(All the actors are terrific.) Don't let the fact that this play is set several decades ago put you off. Tells the story of yearning to go...continued

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9 stars
attended Feb 19 2011

The acting was very good, old story. the scene changes were beautifully done.

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Quotes & Highlights

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.