BWW TV: Cicely Tyson & THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL Cast Celebrates Opening Night!
The Broadway revival of Horton Foote's beloved classic, The Trip to Bountiful, opened last night, April 23, at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 W 43rd St).Directed by Michael Wilson, the cast features Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson, Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding, Jr, Emmy Award nominee and recording star Vanessa Williams, and Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad.
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for opening night, where he got to chat with Tyson, Williams, and the rest of the cast. Check out what they had to say below!
THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL's creative team has interpreted a number of plays and films by Horton Foote: Jeff Cowie (scenery), Van Broughton Ramsey (costumes), Rui Rita (lighting), and John Gromada (original music and sound design).
The Trip to Bountiful tells the story of Carrie Watts (Tyson), an elderly woman who dreams of returning to her small hometown of Bountiful, TX, one last time, against the wishes of her overprotective son (Gooding) and domineering daughter-in-law (Williams).
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