Theatre: Stephen Sondheim
Status: Closed
(March 31, 2013 - October 09, 2013 )
  • Rehearsal: February 25, 2013
  • Preview: March 30, 2013
  • Open: April 23, 2013
  • Close: October 9, 2013
Play - Revival
Running Time: 2hrs

"The Trip to Bountiful" tells the story of Carrie Watts, an elderly woman who dreams of returning to her small hometown of Bountiful, TX one last time, against the wishes of her overprotective son and domineering daughter-in-law. Her journey becomes a heartbreaking but ultimately life-affirming and inspiring tale that examines the fragility of memory and celebrates the enduring power of hope and faith.

For The Record:
"The Trip to Bountiful" premiered as a teleplay on NBC in 1953, starring Lillian Gish as Carrie Watts.  The play had its Broadway premiere later that year with the same cast, which also included Eva Marie Saint.  The play was adapted by Mr. Foote into an acclaimed 1985 film starring Geraldine Page, for which she won the Academy Award.  In 2005, Signature Theatre produced the play Off-Broadway starring Lois Smith...
Total Gross: $13,498,945
Average Weekly Gross: $465,481
Total Gross Potential: 51%
Total Attendance: 158,164
Average Weekly Attendance: 71%

Cast

Carrie Watts 03/31/2013 - 10/09/2013
Ludie Watts  03/31/2013 - 08/27/2013
Jessie Mae Watts 03/31/2013 - 10/09/2013
Thelma  03/31/2013 - 07/14/2013
Sheriff 03/31/2013 - 10/09/2013