Having not seen "The Trip to Bountiful" since Geraldine Page won an Oscar for it in the 1980s, a first thought is how oddly similar to "Nebraska" it is -- as well as how unusual it feels in this day…
Going to a Horton Foote play is like catching up with good friends and friendly enemies at a family reunion. His posthumous debut “The Old Friends" is only now having its world premiere (earlier…
"The identification with the play, I think, is about family and what home means to you," says producer Nelle Nugent. She's talking about her Tony-nommed revival of Horton Foote's "The Trip to…
It isn't the least bit funny, the mean treatment an old lady receives from her selfish family in “The Trip to Bountiful.” But that hasn't dissuaded helmer Michael Wilson from injecting some cheap…
The most formidable presence in Daisy Foote's new play, "Him," is never seen or heard, except through the stunted characters of his children.
Late scribe Horton Foote will have a playwriting award named after him, with a kudo to be given out bi-annually beginning in the fall.
Evidence that history repeats itself is everywhere in "Dividing the Estate." Once-valuable farmland has made way for strip malls, local businesses are being supplanted by foreign-owned factories, the…
"Don't despair," urges a character in Horton Foote's "Talking Pictures," one of the esteemed playwright's lesser-known but treasurable works receiving a rare revival at Chicago's Goodman Theater.
There are few lovelier or more lyrical plays about aging in America than "The Trip to Bountiful," Horton Foote's 1953 jewel about a feisty widow hell-bent on a final visit to her Texas hometown. But…
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