Adepero Oduye to Make Broadway Debut, Replacing Condola Rashad in The Trip to Bountiful
Oduye is best known for her role in Dee Ree's Sundance film Pariah.
In addition to Oduye, the cast features 2013 Tony Award winner Cicely Tyson, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Vanessa Williams, and Tom Wopat.
The Trip to Bountiful is the story of an elderly woman named Carrie Watts (Tyson) who longs to return to her hometown of Bountiful, Texas. She leaves on her journey against the wishes of her overprotective son (Gooding) and his bossy wife (Williams). Along the way, she meets a girl (Oduye) with whom she reminisces about her past.
The production is currently playing the Stephen Sondheim Theatre and has extended its run through October 9. Michael Wilson (Gore Vidal's The Best Man) directs.
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