Written by Academy Award Winning playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote (To Kill A Mockingbird, Tender Mercies), The Carpetbagger's Children explores the themes of family secrets and small-town life. The play, which is structured as a series of vignettes, centers on sisters Cornelia, Grace Anne and Sissie. As the daughters of a soldier who moved south after the war, The Carpetbagger's Children follows the family's challenges as they seek to preserve their plantation. Foote, who received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1995 for his play The Young Man From Atlanta, passes his legacy on through his work. Those who acquire Carpetbaggers Children tickets as it is performed across the nation are sure to have a memorable night in the theater.