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Nov 20 - Dec 07, 2014

Only 5 performances left! Show closes Sunday, Dec 7

Check out this interview with the cast from The Trip To Bountiful
-WGBH News

Post-Show Discussions

Friday, December 5
Saturday, December 7

Join us following select performances of The Trip to Bountiful for a discussion of this landmark production and the meaning of home.

Performers prove age to be irrelevant
– The Boston Globe

There’s no stopping the iron-willed Carrie Watts, protagonist of “The Trip to Bountiful, portrayed by Cicely Tyson at the Cutler Majestic Theatre. In defiance of her son and daughter-in-law, Carrie slips out of their Houston apartment and embarks on a bus journey back to her beloved hometown.

Cicely Tyson gets a Boston honor
– The Boston Globe

Cicely Tyson, who’s starring in The Trip to Bountiful at the Cutler Majestic Theatre, was at the Strand in Dorchester on Monday to receive a “lifetime achievement proclamation” from the city...

”The Trip to Bountiful” Comes to Boston
– Boston Magazine

Boston, are you ready for a trip to Bountiful? Because Carrie Watts sure is. When you first meet the sassy strong-willed protagonist of The Trip to Bountiful—a Tony-nominated revival of Horton Foote’s classic story of intergenerational conflict...

Cicely Tyson stars in "The Trip to Bountiful"
– Metro West Daily News

When Cicely Tyson won her 2013 Tony Award as Best Actress for The Trip to Bountiful, which comes to Boston’s Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre this week, it was proof positive that great roles come to great actresses who wait, especially when they’re persistent...

Vanessa Williams takes a trip to "Bountiful"
– Metro Boston

Keeping a character who battles with her elderly mother-in-law sympathetic might seem like a bit of a challenge, but Vanessa Williams, who portrays a woman doing just that in The Trip to Bountiful (opening Nov. 20 at the Cutler Majestic Theatre) says it’s all part of the job...



  • Location: Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre
  • Starring: Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams and Blair Underwood 
  • Written by: Horton Foote
  • Directed by: Michael Wilson
  • Also: Jurnee Smollett-Bell 
  • Produced by: ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage and Jonathan Reinis Productions in association with Center Theatre Group
  • Series: Legend 
  • Ages: 10+
  • Running Time: 2 hours 20 minutes with one 15 minute intermission