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Tracy Letts & Carrie Coon Announce Engagement!


Tracy Letts and Carrie Coon managed to find some "showmance" in Broadway's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?.

Today, Coon confirmed the celebratory news to The Capital Times that she and costar Letts are engaged.

"We had a little showmance," Coon told the publication Despite making her Broadway debut this season, she and Letts have hopes to return to Chicago in the near future.

"Tracy and I are going to maintain a home in Chicago," she said. "That's a priority for us. That's our home - we love our home and we want to work in our home."

For the full profile on Coon, head on over to to The Capital Times.

Tracy Letts has been a member of the Steppenwolf ensemble since 2002. Previous Steppenwolf productions include Middletown, American Buffalo, Betrayal, The Pillowman, Last of the Boys, The Pain and the Itch, The Dresser, Homebody/Kabul, The Dazzle, Glengarry Glen Ross (also Dublin and Toronto), Three Days of Rain and many others. Other productions include: Orson's Shadow (Barrow Street Theatre, NY); Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Washington DC's Arena Stage;, ALLIANCE THEATRE, Atlanta); The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (A Red Orchid Theatre); Conquest of the South Pole (Famous Door); Bouncers (the Next Lab). TV and film: Guinevere, U.S. Marshals, Profiler, ""Prison Break,"" ""Seinfeld,"" ""Home Improvement,"" and many others. As a playwright, he is the author of Killer Joe, Bug (also screenplay), Man from Nebraska (Pulitzer finalist), August: Osage County (Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award for Best Play), Superior Donuts and the upcoming adaptation of Chekhov's Three Sisters at Steppenwolf. This production marks his Broadway debut as an actor.

Carrie Coon's Chicago credits include The March, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and the upcoming Three Sisters (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); The Girl in the Yellow Dress (Next Theatre Company); The Real Thing (Writers' Theatre); Magnolia (Goodman Theatre); and Bronte (Remy Bumppo Theatre Company); and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Steppenwolf Theatre Company). Regional theater credits include Reasons to Be Pretty, Blackbird (Renaissance Theaterworks); The Diary of Anne Frank, Anna Christie, Our Town (Madison Repertory Theatre); and four seasons with the American Players Theatre in Spring Green, Wisconsin. Television and film credits include ""The Playboy Club,"" various commercials and One in a Million. A native of Copley, Ohio, she received her MFA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Photos by Walter McBride

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