The Trip to Bountiful is bringing a taste of small-town Texas to Broadway, starring Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Williams, Condola Rashad and Tom Wopat. Michael Wilson directs the first Broadway revival of Horton Foote’s drama in 60 years. The Trip to Bountiful opens officially on April 23 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.
The Trip to Bountiful features Devon Abner, Curtis Billings, Pat Bowie, Leon Addison Brown, Arthur French, Susan Heyward, Bill Kux, Linda Powell and Charles Turner. The play tells the story of Carrie Watts (Tyson), an elderly woman who longs to see her hometown of Bountiful, Texas, one last time. Meanwhile, her overprotective son (Gooding Jr.) and domineering daughter-in-law (Williams) try to make her stay home.
The play includes set design by Jeff Cowie, costume design by Van Broughton Ramsey, lighting design by Rui Rita and sound design by John Gromada.
Click below to see Tyson and the cast chat about the revival!