SynopsisWhen their patriarch vanishes, the Weston clan must return to their three-story home in rural Oklahoma to get to the heart of the matter. With rich insight and brilliant humor, Letts paints a vivid portrait of a Midwestern family at a turning point. August: Osage County traveled to Broadway in 2007 and played an open run at the Music Box Theatre.
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Cast & Artists
- Author:ensemble member Tracy Letts
- Directed by: ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro
- Costume Design: Ana Kuzmanic
- Assistant Stage Manager: Michelle Medvin
- Scenic Design: Todd Rosenthal
- Original Music: David Singer
- Dramaturg: Ed Sobel
- Stage Manager: Deb Styer
- Sound Design: Richard Woodbury
- Lighting Design: Ann G. Wrightson
"Deep and highly entertaining work, consistently rich, raw and intense, filled with viciousness and vicious wit."
"Hugely ambitious drama, intensely literate"
"A major, not-to-be-missed new American work."
"The grand American family drama...is alive and well and living at the Steppenwolf in Chicago"
Martha Lavey and Tracy Letts discuss the creative writing process.
Artistic Director Martha Lavey Interviews William Petersen
Tracy Letts discusses how the concept of family informs his newest play.
Ensemble member Fran Guinan talks August, London and Art.
Martin McDonagh and Tracy Letts interview each other and discuss their body of work.
Artistic Director Martha Lavey on ensemble member Tracy Letts' examination of the American Family.
As was the case last year, two Steppenwolf productions will be showcased in New York City this year.
In May, Steppenwolf and Fidelity Investments honored two Chicago Public School teachers as recipients of Steppenwolf’s first-ever Inspire the Future Award.