“I’d bet the farm that no family has ever been as unhappy…sensationally entertaining …” –NY Times
A vanished father. A pill-popping mother. Three sisters harboring shady little secrets. On the Oklahoma plains, home is where the heartbreak is. 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award.
By Tracy Letts, Playing February 18 – March 18, 2017
Lincoln Center Magnolia Theatre, 417 West Magnolia Street
Contains adult language and themes.
August: Osage County centers around the Weston family, who all come home after their patriarch, world-class poet and alcoholic Beverly Weston, disappears. The matriarch, Violet (Vi), depressed and addicted to pain pills and “truth-telling,” is left reeling after the disappearance of her husband. Her three daughters, Barbara, Ivy and Karen, are each harboring their own deep secrets. Tensions heat up and boil over in the ruthless August heat as this ferociously maladjusted family finds themselves holed up in their large family home on the desolate plains of Osage County, Oklahoma. Bursting with humor, vivacity, and intelligence, August: Osage County is both complicated and funny, vicious and compassionate, enormous and unstoppable.
Starring: Denise Burson Freestone, Bruce Freestone, Sydney Parks Smith, Shannon Parr, Rachael Jacobs, Nicole Gawronski, Rebecca Spafford, Judith Allen, Charlie Ferrie, Bas Meindertsma, Jennifer Lauren Bowers, James Burns and Mark Terzani!