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2016 Play Reading Series to Close with Pulitzer Prize-Winning and Tony Award-Winning Masterpiece Drama2016 Play Reading Series to Close with Pulitzer Prize-Winning and Tony Award-Winning Masterpiece Drama
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The Little Theatre of Manchester will close its 2016 Evenings@7 Playreading Series with the winner of five TONY® Awards & the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, August: Osage County by Tracy Letts. (more...)

MTC Kicks Off 50th Season with AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTYMTC Kicks Off 50th Season with AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Marin Theatre Company opens its 50th Anniversary Season with Tracy Letts' August: Osage County. The play debuted at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, IL, moving directly to Broadway in 2007. Following its TONY® Award-winning NYC run, the production began its US National Tour in 2009. It has since enjoyed successful runs at theatres around the world, however MTC's production will be one of the first professional productions in the Bay Area since the Broadway tour in 2009. (more...)

MTC Kicks Off 50th Season with AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTYMTC Kicks Off 50th Season with AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Marin Theatre Company opens its 50th Anniversary Season with Tracy Letts' August: Osage County. The play debuted at the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, IL, moving directly to Broadway in 2007. (more...)

Pear Theatre Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This SummerPear Theatre Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Pear Theatre completes its 2015/2016 season with AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, a searing, dark comedy of an American family, where secrets and lies spill out over dysfunctional dinners and drug-laced arguments, and nothing is sacred-or safe. Called 'Hugely entertaining! A ripsnorter full of blistering, funny dialogue, acid-etched characterizations and scenes of no-holds-barred emotional combat' by The New York Times, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY won a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize in 2008. (more...)

Pear Theatre Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This SummerPear Theatre Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2016

Pear Theatre completes its 2015/2016 season with AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, a searing, dark comedy of an American family, where secrets and lies spill out over dysfunctional dinners and drug-laced arguments, and nothing is sacred-or safe. Called 'Hugely entertaining! A ripsnorter full of blistering, funny dialogue, acid-etched characterizations and scenes of no-holds-barred emotional combat' by The New York Times, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY won a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize in 2008. (more...)

L/A Community Little Theatre Announces the Cast of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTYL/A Community Little Theatre Announces the Cast of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016

L/A Community Little Theatre is excited to announce the cast for their upcoming production of "August: Osage County." Tracy Letts is the literary genius behind this multi-award winning play. This production is being directed by Adam P. Blais, with original music by Paul G. Caron. (more...)

L/A Community Little Theatre Announces Cast of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTYL/A Community Little Theatre Announces Cast of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

L/A Community Little Theatre is excited to announce the cast for their upcoming production of "August: Osage County." Tracy Letts is the literary genius behind this multi-award winning play. This production is being directed by Adam P. Blais, with original music by Paul G. Caron. (more...)

BWW Review: Molly Ryan's 'Cheeky' Tribute to Mae West Is a Frisky Revelation at the Metropolitan RoomBWW Review: Molly Ryan's 'Cheeky' Tribute to Mae West Is a Frisky Revelation at the Metropolitan Room
by Alix Cohen - Jan 16, 2016

How much do most of us know about Brooklyn's own Mary Jane 'Mae' West (1893-1980) other than that she was an iconic sex symbol who had a wicked sense of humor? It's common knowledge she acted and sang, but are you aware she was a playwright and screenwriter? Did you know she didn't make her first film until the age of 39 and never drank alcohol? Jazz vocalist Molly Ryan has done her homework, presenting a smart, multifaceted woman who was, outside her carefully constructed persona, "the epitome of modesty." Though narrative needs to be edited, her show Come Up and See Me Sometime at the Metropolitan Room (which completed a three-show run this past Wednesday night) is an excellent mix of history and anecdote making a case for increased appreciation of the subject. (more...)

Five Reasons Why Naming A Theatre After John Cullum Is a Great IdeaFive Reasons Why Naming A Theatre After John Cullum Is a Great Idea
by Michael Dale - Oct 13, 2015

On Friday, October 16th, the Chernuchin Theatre will be renamed for the beloved Broadway star. (more...)

Company of Fools Stages AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Beginning TonightCompany of Fools Stages AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Company of Fools (COF) will present the critically acclaimed and award-winning play, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts for the second show of their 20th Season. Letts's jaw-dropping masterpiece opens tonight, September 30, and runs through October 17, 2015 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey, Idaho. (more...)

Company of Fools to Stage AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This FallCompany of Fools to Stage AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Company of Fools (COF) will present the critically acclaimed and award-winning play, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts for the second show of their 20th Season. Letts's jaw-dropping masterpiece opens September 30 and runs through October 17, 2015 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey, Idaho. (more...)

Upcoming Auditions in Nashville 8/19/15Upcoming Auditions in Nashville 8/19/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 19, 2015

Directors and producers in the Nashville region are seeking actors for upcoming productions of Mary Poppins, Bat Boy, August: Osage County, First Baptist of Ivy Gap - and new productions from Actors Bridge Ensemble and Blackbird Theater. We've gathered the details together here to make your planning easier. So now you have no excuse! (more...)

Upcoming Audtions in Nashville 8/12/15Upcoming Audtions in Nashville 8/12/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 12, 2015

Directors and producers in the Nashville region are seeking actors for upcoming productions of Mary Poppins, Bat Boy, August: Osage County and First Baptist of Ivy Gap - and producers are seeking cast members for The Music Man at the Keeton Theatre. We've gathered the details together here to make your planning easier. So now you have no excuse! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at Theatricum BotanicumPhoto Flash: First Look at AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at Theatricum Botanicum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum continues its 2015 "Americana" season with August: Osage County, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by Tracy Letts that unflinchingly - and uproariously - exposes the dark side of the Midwestern American family. Mary Jo DuPrey directs for a June 20 opening. (more...)

Theatricum Botanicum's AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY to Run 6/20-9/27Theatricum Botanicum's AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY to Run 6/20-9/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum continues its 2015 'Americana' season with August: Osage County, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by Tracy Letts that unflinchingly - and uproariously - exposes the dark side of the Midwestern American family. Mary Jo DuPrey directs for a June 20 opening. (more...)

BWW Reviews: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Regional Premiere at Wichita Community TheatreBWW Reviews: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Regional Premiere at Wichita Community Theatre
by Alison Bridget Chambers - Feb 3, 2015

Wichita's theatre community has been buzzing with the hype of August: Osage County by Tracy Letts. The regional premiere of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize winning play is taking place at Wichita Community Theatre January 29th through February 15th. A multi-generational ensemble of some of Wichita's finest actors gave an opportunity for many actors and technicians to stretch their limits and challenge themselves, in a way only a magnificent script can. (more...)

The Milburn Stone Theatre Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY thru 2/1The Milburn Stone Theatre Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY thru 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

August: Osage County is a grand, gripping Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize- winning play that tells the story of the Westons, a large extended clan forced to confront unspoken truths and astonishing secrets. The family must also contend with Violet, a pill popping, deeply unsettled grandmother at the center of this storm. The production plays The Millburn Stone Theatre now through February 1, 2015. (more...)

New Business Guide and Social Platform FAIRY-TALE SUCCESS: A Guide to Entrepreneurial Magic is ReleasedNew Business Guide and Social Platform FAIRY-TALE SUCCESS: A Guide to Entrepreneurial Magic is Released
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

NEW YORK, NY - Offering the first entrepreneurial guide written specifically for young women, Fairy-Tale Success : A Guide To Entrepreneurial Magic (Adams Media, $17.99) aims to inspire and educate young women who have a great business idea but don't know what to do next. With actionable business plans and real-life examples, this book gives readers everything they need to launch their own business, product, or idea into the marketplace no matter their young age. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lakeland Civic Theatre Presents Depressing, Well-Staged AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTYBWW Reviews: Lakeland Civic Theatre Presents Depressing, Well-Staged AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by Roy Berko - Sep 24, 2014

The Westons of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, in Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, gives new meaning to the phrase dysfunctional family. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Gutsy, Riveting AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at Eight O'clock TheatreBWW Reviews: Gutsy, Riveting AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at Eight O'clock Theatre
by Peter Nason - Aug 25, 2014

An absorbing, blistering production that should not be missed by anyone who thrives on daring, superbly written shows. (more...)

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