Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY

February 3rd, 2009 was a very special day at the Music Box Theatre because August: Osage County celebrated its 500th performance (that's a lot of drugs, fights, fish and smashed plates!), BroadwayWorld sent in the cameras to capture all the "family fun"!

Original cast members Kimberly Guerrero, Sally Murphy, Troy West and Mariann Mayberry returned to their roles direct from their recent smash-hit limited engagement in London. And, to top things off, Tony winner Elizabeth Ashley joined the cast in the role of "Mattie Fae".

The cast now features Elizabeth Ashley, Guy Boyd, John Cullum, Johanna Day, Kimberly Guerrero, Brian Kerwin, Madeleine Martin, Mariann Mayberry, Michael Milligan, Sally Murphy, Estelle Parsons, Troy West & Frank Wood.

Ashley's notable Broadway credits include: Dividing The Estate; Enchanted April; The Best Man; Take Her, She's Mine (Tony and Theatre World Awards); Barefoot in the Park (Tony nom.); The Skin of Our Teeth; Caesar and Cleopatra; Legend; Agnes of God. She has also appeared in eight Tennessee Williams plays, including Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Tony nomination/T. Williams Foundation Award), Suddenly Last Summer, Sweet Bird of Youth (Hayes Award nomination/Millennium Award), The Glass Menagerie. Her Off-Broadway include: Dividing The Estate (Drama Desk nom.). On Film, she has appeared in The Carpetbaggers, Ship of Fools (Golden Globe nomination), Happiness (Independent Spirit Award). TV includes: "Evening Shade" (Emmy nomination), "The Rope" (Cable ACE Award nomination), "The Two Mrs. Grenvilles," "The War Between the Tates," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: SVU," "The Larry Sanders Show," multiple appearances on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson. Recording: Lou Reed's The Raven. Founding member/Board of Directors of the American Film Institute. Author: Actress: Postcards From the Road.

August: Osage County currently performs Tuesday at 7:00PM, Wednesday-Friday at 7:30PM, Matinees on Wednesday and Saturday at 2:00PM, Saturday at 8:00PM and Sunday at 3:00PM.

Tickets can be purchased at Telecharge.com, or by calling (212) 239-6200. Outside the NY Metro (800) 432-7250. The Music Box Theatre is located at 239 West 45th Street.

 

 

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
August: Osage County at the Music Box Theatre

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
August: Osage County at the Music Box Theatre

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
August: Osage County at the Music Box Theatre

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
August: Osage County at the Music Box Theatre

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
August: Osage County at the Music Box Theatre

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
The August: Osage County curtain call

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Brian Kerwin

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Brian Kerwin

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Brian Kerwin

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Brian Kerwin

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Kimberly Guerrero

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Stephen Payne

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Frank Wood and Madeleine Martin

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Frank Wood and Madeleine Martin

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Frank Wood and Madeleine Martin

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Frank Wood and Madeleine Martin

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Frank Wood and Madeleine Martin

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Madeleine Martin

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Guy Boyd and Elizabeth Ashley

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Elizabeth Ashley

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Elizabeth Ashley

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Elizabeth Ashley

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Elizabeth Ashley

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Elizabeth Ashley

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Guy Boyd, Elizabeth Ashley and Michael Milligan

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Guy Boyd, Elizabeth Ashley and Michael Milligan

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Mariann Mayberry and Estelle Parsons

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Estelle Parsons

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Mariann Mayberry, Estelle Parsons, Johanna Day, Sally Murphy and Elizabeth Ashley

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Mariann Mayberry, Estelle Parsons, Johanna Day and Sally Murphy

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Mariann Mayberry, Estelle Parsons, Johanna Day and Sally Murphy

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Mariann Mayberry, Estelle Parsons, Johanna Day and Sally Murphy

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Estelle Parsons, Johanna Day and Sally Murphy

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Estelle Parsons and Johanna Day

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Estelle Parsons and Johanna Day

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Estelle Parsons and Johanna Day

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Estelle Parsons

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Estelle Parsons

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Estelle Parsons

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
Elizabeth Ashley

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
August: Osage County at the Music Box Theatre

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
August: Osage County at the Music Box Theatre

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
August: Osage County at the Music Box Theatre

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.