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"The Trip to Bountiful"

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Actress Cicely Tyson, director Michael Wilson, and Hallie Foote (Horton’s daughter) discuss Horton Foote’s “The Trip to Bountiful.” Cicely Tyson plays a woman trapped in a cramped Houston apartment with her soft-spoken son and out-spoken daughter-in-law, dreaming of a return to the small Gulf Coast town of Bountiful, where she grew up and raised her family. Worried that she’s an imposition and longing to escape her daughter-in-law’s watchful eye, she steals away with her latest pension check and heads home in the journey of a lifetime. “The Trip to Bountiful” is playing at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

Guests:

Hallie Foote, Cicely Tyson and Michael Wilson

Comments [4]

fuva from harlemworld

Love Cicely. But Leonard's question about race and the play was very fair and her simplistic reaction perhaps reflecting her age...Anyhow, Leonard handled it very graciously.

May. 16 2013 01:44 PM
fuva from harlemworld

Love Cicely. But Leonard's question about race and the play was very fair and her simplistic reaction perhaps reflecting her age...Anyhow, Leonard handled it very graciously.

May. 16 2013 01:44 PM
fuva from harlemworld

Cicely Tyson. Wow.

May. 16 2013 01:37 PM
Don from East Village

Hey Leonard -- unrelated to today's terrific guests -- before the hour is out... Can you or Jacqueline Cincotta explain why Tech Serve gets so much radio exposure for a $4,000 give-away?? It seems they're getting tens-of-thousands of dollars of free advertising, if not more, like the "Sponsors" you reference on Commercial Radio.

May. 16 2013 01:31 PM

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