This LibGuide was created to accompany the Visions & Voices event: A Trip to Bountiful. The Center Theatre Group will present a performance of A Trip to Bountiful on Wednesday, October 29th at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles open to USC Students.
About this performance: "The legendary Cicely Tyson, after a 30-year absence from the theatre, reprises her Tony Award–winning Broadway performance, taking the stage by storm in the critically acclaimed revival of Pulitzer Prize winner Horton Foote’s masterpiece. Join us for a heartbreaking but ultimately inspiring tale that examines the fragility of memory and celebrates the enduring power of hope and faith." Read more about the event at the Visions & Voices website
About the play:
Carrie Watts begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie, and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae. No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for freedom from the confines of the house and begs her son to take her on a visit to her hometown of Bountiful. When he refuses, Mrs. Watts is undeterred and makes an escape to the local bus station, where she befriends Thelma, a young woman traveling home.