A Trip to Bountiful

Written by Horton Foote

Directed by Cushing Phillips

Horton Foote’s moving play tells the story of Carrie Watts, an elderly woman, who longs to escape the cramped Houston apartment where she lives with her protective son, Ludie, and her authoritarian daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae.Carrie wants to return to her beloved hometown of Bountiful, Texas, one final time before she dies. While Ludie is at work and Jessie Mae is at the drugstore, Carrie escapes to the bus station and befriends a young woman named Thelma. The new friends travel toward Bountiful together, but when Carrie arrives in nearby Harrison, Texas, she begins to learn that her beloved town isn’t the same as she remembered it.

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Wetumpka Depot is pleased to announce the return of our Youth Academy summer camp program ! The Depot jungle will be jumpin' with a jazzy beat as we rehearse and produce Disney's The Jungle Book!

Adapted from the beloved animated film and the works of Rudyard Kipling, the “man cub” Mowgli dodges peril and leaps from one adventure to another with his animal allies as they work together to restore peace in the jungle. 

Performances are June 25 at 6pm and 26 at 3pm and 5pm.

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Wetumpka Depot is pleased to announce the return of our Youth Academy summer camp program ! The Depot jungle will be jumpin' with a jazzy beat as we rehearse and produce Disney's The Jungle Book!

Adapted from the beloved animated film and the works of Rudyard Kipling, the “man cub” Mowgli dodges peril and leaps from one adventure to another with his animal allies as they work together to restore peace in the jungle. Young people ages 8-16 are invited to register for this summer camp program that culminates in three public performances.

First rehearsal and parent meeting is June 15 at 6pm.

Camp dates are June 16-17, 20-25 from 9 am to 3 pm. Performances are June 25 at 6pm and 26 at 3pm and 6pm.

Camp program led by Ashlee Lassiter and other talented staff!

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Fair and Tender Ladies

The Wetumpka Depot presents Eric Schmiedl's adaptation of Lee Smith’s classic novel, Fair and Tender Ladies.

Virginia mountain woman Ivy Rowe looks back on her Appalachian life, relating her story in letters and songs. Her world is brought to life by the music and lyrics if Nashville songwriters Karren Pell, Tommy Goldsmith and Tom House. In this folksy play with music, Rowe looks back on her life, telling her story through letters and songs. The story spans 70 years of Ivy Rowe’s life with its dreams, losses, loves and sacrifices.

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