“The Trip to Bountiful” and Cicely Tyson Are Tony Favorites (August Wilson mentioned)

Article: “The Trip to Bountiful” and Cicely Tyson Are Tony Favorites (August Wilson mentioned)Michael Giltz

August Wilson mentioned in this Michael Giltz piece:

“Like all of Horton Foote’s work, the pleasures of The Trip To Bountiful (which began as a TV movie, transferred to Broadway with much the same cast and later became an Oscar-winning feature film) simply deepen and grow with the years. It won’t surprise me a bit if 50 or 100 years from now the two playwrights that loom largest from this era are August Wilson and Horton Foote. Wilson serves up pyrotechnics and juicy, scene-stealing monologues while Foote traffics in quiet, gentle moments. But both are deeply rooted in their very respective worlds and both write characters actors love to play.”

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