Photo Coverage:'August: Osage County' Celebrates 300th Performance With Mayor's Proclamation

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Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg honored August: Osage County with a Mayor's Proclamation in honor of the show's 300th performance and continued success, stating that August: Osage County has "yielded tremendous cultural and economic benefits for" New York City and has "reaffirmed New York's proud heritage of welcoming the world's boldest, most powerful works of art.""

Tracy Letts' August: Osage County, winner of the 2008 Tony, Pulitzer Prize, Drama Desk, New York Drama Critics' Circle, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Play – played its 300th performance on Wednesday,  August 13th, 2008.  The show is the longest running play of the 2007-2008 season.

Directed by Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award Winner Anna D. Shapiro, August: Osage County is the explosively funny comedy-drama focusing on the Weston family following the disappearance of the family's patriarch.

Voted #1 play of the year by Time, The Associated Press, Entertainment Weekly, and TimeOut New York, Charles Isherwood of The New York Times has called August: Osage County "The most exciting new American play Broadway has seen in years."

August: Osage County currently stars Robert Foxworth, Kimberly Guerrero, Brian Kerwin, Madeleine Martin, Mariann Mayberry, Michael McGuire, Amy Morton, Sally Murphy, Estelle Parsons, Molly Regan, Jim True-Frost, Troy West, and Frank Wood.

August: Osage County performs Tuesday-Friday at 7:30PM, Matinees on Wednesday and Saturdays at 2:00PM, Saturdays at 8:00PM and Sundays 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. The after-party was held at Sardi's Restaurant, 234 W44th Street. 

Photos by Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.


Theatre Marquee for August: Osage County


Theatre Marquee for August: Osage County


Jean Doumanian and Jeffrey Richards


Jean Doumanian and Jeffrey Richards


Jean Doumanian and Jeffrey Richards


Jean Doumanian and Jeffrey Richards


Jean Doumanian and Jeffrey Richards


Jean Doumanian


Jean Doumanian


Estelle Parsons


Estelle Parsons and Gerald Schoenfeld


Estelle Parsons and Gerald Schoenfeld


Michael McGuire and Estelle Parsons


Estelle Parsons and Jean Doumanian


Brian Kerwin


Brian Kerwin


Michael McGuire


Brian Kerwin and Michael McGuire


Michael McGuire and Brian Kerwin


Robert Foxworth


Troy West


Jim True-Frost


Jim True-Frost, Robert Foxworth, Troy West, Michael McGuire and Brian Kerwin


Jim True-Frost, Robert Foxworth, Troy West, Michael McGuire and Brian Kerwin


Brian Kerwin and Amy Morton


Brian Kerwin and Amy Morton


Brian Kerwin, Amy Morton, Kimberly Norris Guerrero and Sally Murphy


MAdeline Martin


MAdeline Martin


Molly Regan


Molly Regan and MAdeline Martin


Kimberly Norris Guerrero


Sally Murphy


Amy Morton


Mariann Mayberry


Mariann Mayberry and Scott Jaeck


Mariann Mayberry and Scott Jaeck


Amy Morton, Sally Murphy, Mariann Mayberry


Amy Morton, Sally Murphy, Mariann Mayberry


Amy Morton, Sally Murphy, Mariann Mayberry


Mariann Mayberry, Kimberly Norris Guerrero, MAdeline Martin, Steve Traxler, Amy Morton and Sally Murphy


The Cast and Creative Team of August: Osage County


The Cast and Creative Team of August: Osage County


The Cast and Creative Team of August: Osage County


The cast shows off the Mayor's Proclamation


The Mayor's Proclamation

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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.


 
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