The Trip to Bountiful
Thelma, a soft-spoken traveler who is befriended by elderly passenger Carrie Watts on a bus trip to Harrison, Texas.
Rashad made her off-Broadway debut in Ruined and her Broadway debut in Stick Fly. Her additional theater credits include Pearl at the Kennedy Center and Tambourines to Glory at the Alliance Theatre. She will appear in Romeo and Juliet on Broadway beginning August 24.
Other Honors for This Role:
—Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
2012: Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play, Stick Fly
Rashad is the daughter of Tony winner and The Cosby Show alum Phylicia Rashad.
“How do I just keep getting luckier and luckier in my life? It’s one thing to share the stage with this amazing cast, but the real honor is sharing the rehearsal room with them.”—Rashad in an interview with Broadway.com, 3/30.