August: Osage County

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Music Box Theatre (New York, NY)
239 West 45th St.
New York, NY
Running Time
3 hours and 20 minutes, with two intermissions
Schedule
Tuesday at 7pm
Wednesday at 2pm and 7:30pm
Thursday and Friday at 7:30pm
Saturday at 2pm and 8pm
Sunday at 3pm
Price
$76.50 - $110.00
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Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Play and Pulitzer Prize for Drama, August: Osage County comes to Broadway directly from its critically acclaimed sold-out engagement at Chicago's Tony Award-winning Steppenwolf Theatre Company. This thrilling new American play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Tracy Letts (Bug, Killer Joe) has been hailed by the New York Times as "hugely entertaining! A ripsnorter full of blistering, funny dialogue, acid-etched characterizations and scenes of no-holds-barred emotional combat." When 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 that is "not-to-be-missed" (Chicago Tribune). Anna D. Shapiro (The Pain and the Itch) directs the "dazzling good" (Chicago Sun-Times ensemble in what Variety calls "a deep and highly entertaining work, consistently rich, raw and intense, filled with viciousness and vicious wit."

Parsons Led AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Tour Opens In Denver 7/28
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2009

The producers of August: Osage County, the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play that tells the bitingly funny and sensationally entertaining tale of the Weston family of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, present the First National Tour. The tour officially kicks off in Denver at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House on July 28, 2009. (more...)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Tour Begins In Denver Starring Parsons
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2009

August: Osage County, the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play that tells the bitingly funny and sensationally entertaining tale of the Weston family of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, starring Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons in the role of the family matriarch, Violet, will launch its national tour, in Denver, CO on July 24th, 2009. Following two weeks at Denver's Ellie Caukins Opera House (7/24-8/8), the show will play San Francisco's Curran Theatre from August 11 - September 6, 2009. Subsequent engagements will be announced shortly. Ms. Parsons is currently appearing in the show on Broadway where The New York Times recently raved, 'Estelle Parsons gives a superb performance...sends chills down your spine. It may prove to be a crowning moment in an illustrious career.' Ms. Parsons joined the company in June, 2008. Estelle Parsons first foray into the business began when she was hired by 'The Today Show,' first as a production assistant, then staff writer, which eventually led her to become the first female television network political news reporter. Estelle began acting and appeared in her first stage performance on Broadway in Happy Hunting. Since then, Estelle has gone on to either star in or direct over 25 productions. Most notably, she has been nominated for the Tony Award for her performances in The Seven Descents of Myrtle, And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little, Miss Margarida's Way and Mornings at Seven. (more...)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Ends Broadway Run 6/28
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2009

TRACY LETTS' August: Osage County, winner of five 2008 Tony Awards, as well as the 2008 Pulitzer Prize, and currently starring Tony and Emmy award winner PHYLICIA RASHAD, will play its final performance on SUNDAY, JUNE 28th, 2009. It will have played 648 performances and 18 previews, surpassing The Heidi Chronicles, Master Class, The Real Thing, and Doubt, among many others, to become one of the longest running plays in Broadway history. (more...)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY To Close On Broadway Sunday June 28th
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2009

TRACY LETTS' August: Osage County, winner of five 2008 Tony Awards, as well as the 2008 Pulitzer Prize, and currently starring Tony and Emmy award winner PHYLICIA RASHAD, will play its final performance on SUNDAY, JUNE 28th, 2009. It will have played 648 performances and 18 previews, surpassing The Heidi Chronicles, Master Class, The Real Thing, and Doubt, among many others, to become one of the longest running plays in Broadway history. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway's New 'Violet' Phylicia Rashad Takes Her Bow In AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by Walter McBride - May 29, 2009

August: Osage County, which, on Friday, May 22nd, surpassed The Heidi Chronicles in the list of Broadway's longest running plays, welcomed Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad to the cast on Tuesday, May 26th. Ms. Rashad now stars as Violet Weston. BroadwayWorld's cameras were there last night to capture the curtain call with the acclaimed cast. (more...)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Hits 633rd Performance, Surpasses THE FOURPOSTER
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2009

The evening of Saturday, May 30, 2009 marks a major milestone at the Music Box Theatre - August: Osage County will surpass another long running, Tony Award winning play, The Fourposter by Jan De Hartog, when it hits its 633rd performance. (more...)

Tony Award-Winner Phylicia Rashad Joins 'OSAGE' 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2009

August: Osage County, which, on Friday, May 22nd, surpassed The Heidi Chronicles in the list of Broadway's longest running plays, welcomes Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad to the cast tonight, Tuesday, May 26th. Ms. Rashad will star as Violet Weston. (more...)

Amy Morton Returns To Role Of Barbara Fordham In AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2009

August: Osage County, winner of five 2008 Tony Awards as well as the 2008 Pulitzer Prize, is proud to welcome back Original Cast member and Tony Award nominee AMY MORTON to the role of 'Barbara Fordham' on Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 @ 7:00pm. (more...)

Estelle Parsons Departs 'OSAGE' 5/17, Rashad Joins and Morton Returns 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2009

August: Osage County, which, on Friday, May 22nd, will surpass The Heidi Chronicles in the list of Broadway's longest running plays, is proud to welcome Tony Award-winner PHYLICIA RASHAD and welcome back Tony-nominated Original Cast member AMY MORTON to the cast on TUESDAY, MAY 26th, following the departure of Academy Award winner ESTELLE PARSONS on SUNDAY, MAY 17th. (more...)

Estelle Parsons Departs 'OSAGE' 5/17, Rashad Joins and Morton Returns 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2009

August: Osage County, which, on Friday, May 22nd, will surpass The Heidi Chronicles in the list of Broadway's longest running plays, is proud to welcome Tony Award-winner PHYLICIA RASHAD and welcome back Tony-nominated Original Cast member AMY MORTON to the cast on TUESDAY, MAY 26th, following the departure of Academy Award winner ESTELLE PARSONS on SUNDAY, MAY 17th. (more...)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Celebrates 600th Performance With Matinee On 5/2
by BWW News Desk - April 30, 2009

The matinee on Saturday, May 2, 2009's marks another milestone at the Music Box Theatre - August: Osage County will be celebrating its 600th performance. August: Osage County is the third longest running play this decade following The Tale of the Allergist's Wife and Proof. The show, which is still going strong at the Music Box Theatre, recently played to sold-out crowds in London this past winter, will embark on its national tour this summer (with current Broadway star Estelle Parsons). A big screen version is also in the works. (more...)

Amy Morton Returns To Role Of Barbara Fordham In AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY 5/26
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2009

August: Osage County, winner of five 2008 Tony Awards as well as the 2008 Pulitzer Prize, is proud to welcome back Original Cast member and Tony Award nominee AMY MORTON to the role of 'Barbara Fordham' on Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 @ 7:00pm. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad Joins Broadway Cast of August: Osage County in May
by BWW News Desk - March 5, 2009

Phylicia Rashad has been announced to step into the role of Violet Weston in the Broadway production of August: Osage County. Rashad will follow Deanna Dunagan and Estelle Parsons in the part and will join the show on May 26. (more...)

'OSAGE' Celebrates 526 Performance 2/26
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2009

On February 26th, 2009, August: Osage County will be celebrating its 526th performance, surpassing fellow Pulitzer Prize-winning drama DOUBT, which ran for 525 performances closing on July 2, 2006. (more...)

'OSAGE' Celebrates 526 Performance 2/26
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2009

On February 26th, 2009, August: Osage County will be celebrating its 526th performance, surpassing fellow Pulitzer Prize-winning drama DOUBT, which ran for 525 performances closing on July 2, 2006. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST:OSAGE COUNTY
by Walter McBride - February 5, 2009

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'. (more...)

BC/EFA Announces Estelle Parsons VIP Online Auction Package
by BWW News Desk - February 4, 2009

EXTRAORDINARY EBAY 'AUGUST OSAGE COUNTY' ESTELLE PARSONS VIP BACKSTAGE EXPERIENCE In keeping with their series of 'Extraordinary eBay' packages, Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA) is proud to announce an online auction package created especially for Broadway fans and BC/EFA supporters by Academy Award? winning actress Estelle Parsons and the producers of the Tony? and Pulitzer Prize winning hit play, AUGUST OSAGE COUNTY (more...)

Elizabeth Ashley Joins AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY 2/3
by BWW News Desk - February 3, 2009

August: Osage County, winner of five 2008 Tony Awards as well as the 2008 Pulitzer Prize, is proud to welcome Tony Award winner, ELIZABETH ASHLEY who joins the cast beginning Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 7:00 pm. ASHLEY, celebrating her fifth decade on Broadway, will play the role of 'Mattie Fae Aiken.' (more...)

Original Cast Members Return To AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - February 3, 2009

Original cast members Kimberly Guerrero, Sally Murphy, Troy West and Mariann Mayberry will be returning to their roles direct from their recent smash-hit limited engagement in London. And, to top things off, Tony winner Elizabeth Ashley joins the cast in the role of 'Mattie Fae'. February 3rd, 2009 will also be a very special day at the Music Box Theatre because August: Osage County be celebrating its 500th performance (that's a lot of drugs, fights, fish and smashed plates!) (more...)

Broadway In Chicago Announces AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - February 2, 2009

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce the Chicago engagement of August: Osage County, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play that tells the bitingly funny and sensationally entertaining tale of the Weston family of Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Academy Award-winning actress Estelle Parsons will star as the family matriarch, Violet Weston. August: Osage County comes to Chicago's Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre for a limited two-week engagement February 2 - 14, 2010. Written by 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy Letts (Superior Donuts, Man From Nebraska, Killer Joe, Bug), this grand and gripping new play tells the story of the Westons, a large extended clan that comes together at their rural Oklahoma homestead after the alcoholic patriarch disappears. Forced to confront unspoken truths and astonishing secrets, the family must also contend with matriarch Violet, a pill-popping, deeply unsettled woman at the center of the storm. Directed by 2008 Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, August: Osage County is a rare theatrical event: a large-scale work filled with 13 unforgettable characters, a powerful tragicomedy told with unflinching honesty and the unforgettable breakthrough of a major American playwright. August: Osage County premiered and was produced at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago in 2007. 'Steppenwolf is delighted that August: Osage County has a new life in Chicago,' comments Steppenwolf Artistic Director Martha Lavey. 'Steppenwolf audiences were the first to see this exciting play written by our ensemble member Tracy Letts, under the direction of fellow ensemble member Anna Shapiro, and we're thrilled that it will be playing in Chicago again after its successful runs on Broadway and at the National Theatre of London,' Lavey said. (more...)

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