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BWW Review: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY: Powerful Pulitzer Play at A Public Fit Theatre Photo BWW Review: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY: Powerful Pulitzer Play at A Public Fit Theatre
by Mari Donnelly - Oct 27, 2019

Taking place in the gorgeously renovated 'The Usual Place Theatre' (new seats, amenities and intimate adjoining bar) is yet another powerful and poignant production by A PUBLIC FIT Theatre Company. This time its Pulitzer prize winning 'August: Osage County' by Tracy Letts, running through November 19 with convenient 7:30 pm showtimes.

Tuesday 5(+1): SWEENEY TODD's Weslie Webster and Lauren Marshall Photo Tuesday 5(+1): SWEENEY TODD's Weslie Webster and Lauren Marshall
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 18, 2018

Managing to find time amid a typically busy week in Crossville, actors Weslie Webster and Lauren Marshall - who play Mrs. Lovett and the neighborhood beggar woman, respectively - graciously agreed to submit to The Tuesday 5(+1) and to answer our questions with enough candor and intrigue to ensure audiences come see their show!

Photo Flash: Theatre Tallahassee Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Photo Photo Flash: Theatre Tallahassee Presents AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2018

Theatre Tallahassee kicks off their 70th Anniversary Season with the award winning drama, August: Osage County. 

Photo Coverage: First look at SRO's AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Photo Photo Coverage: First look at SRO's AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by Jerri Shafer - Apr 13, 2018

A vanished father. A pill-popping mother. Three sisters harboring shady little secrets. When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, their Oklahoman family homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets. Mix in Violet, the drugged-up, scathingly acidic matriarch, and you've got a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play that unflinchingly - and uproariously - exposes the dark side of the Midwestern American family. Performances run April 24th thru April 22nd at the Columbus Performing Arts Center. Fri-Sat at 8pm, Sun at 2pm *10:30am performance on 4/20. 549 Franklin Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215. For more info visit http://www.srotheatre.org/

Congregation Rodeph Shalom Presents THE SOAP MYTH For One Night Only Photo Congregation Rodeph Shalom Presents THE SOAP MYTH For One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Congregation Rodeph Shalom, in association with Burke Cohen Entertainment, presents seven time Emmy Award winner Ed Asner and two-time Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Johanna Day in a one-night only performance of Jeff Cohen's powerful play The Soap Myth on Wednesday, January 31st at 7 pm at Congregation Rodeph Shalom, (615 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia). The play, directed by Pam Berlin, is part of a tribute to the United Nation's International Holocaust Remembrance Day (January 27), the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

SWEAT's Johanna Day Joins Ed Asner in THE SOAP MYTH Reading Tour Photo SWEAT's Johanna Day Joins Ed Asner in THE SOAP MYTH Reading Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Today, producers of the upcoming east coast concert reading tour of Jeff Cohen's acclaimed play The Soap Myth announced that Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Johanna Day (Sweat) will play the dual roles of holocaust scholar Esther Feinman and holocaust denier Brenda Goodsen.

Women in Voice 2016! Returns to Brisbane
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

The ladies are back Brisbane! From Thursday 3 to Saturday 12 November the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts will be abuzz when Women in Voice hit the performance space.

Cast Announced for East Coast Debut of Lynn Nottage's SWEAT at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

The new drama Sweat by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Ruined; By The Way, Meet Vera Stark) comes to Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater following a critically-acclaimed debut at Oregon Shakespeare Festival as part of a co-commission between the two theaters. Hailed by The New York Times as an 'extraordinarily moving drama' that 'brims with the kind of ripe, richly imagined life associated with the work of the great August Wilson,' the play is directed by Nottage's longtime collaborator Kate Whoriskey and runs January 15-February 21, 2016 in the Kreeger Theater.

Margaret Colin, Johanna Day & More Board Arena Stage's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces select cast members for the upcoming 2016 productions of Sweat, The City of Conversation and All the Way.

CRITIC'S CHOICE: Get Ahead of the Holiday Rush
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 13, 2015

Turkeys are on-sale at your local supermarket, so there's no better way to know Thanksgiving is just around the corner - yep, less than two weeks away! - which means that local theater companies will be unleashing their holiday season productions with enough productions of A Christmas Story (both the musical and the play), It's A Wonderful Life and Ebenezer Scrooge-led shows that you could shake a stick at!

CRITICS CHOICE: We Could Make Believe
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 6, 2015

Halloween's all done in, there are still three weeks ahead before we officially give thanks, and Christmas - and all its accompanying frenzy and frivolity - is about seven weeks away! So what's there to do for all the theatrical types jonesing for a trip to make believe? Plenty! Theater companies all over middle Tennessee are showing off their best and brightest, with a number of eagerly anticipated shows opening this weekend and/or continuing from their earlier opening nights and next Tuesday there's a sparkling new Broadway musical swinging through Music City to entertain you…

THE FRIDAY FIVE: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY's Kraski, Osborne and Sasser
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 6, 2015

Leading the cast are three stage veterans who have been delighting local audiences for years: Debbie Kraski, Dietz Osborne and Layne Sasser, three names that are sure to attract the attention of theater-goers in the Nashville area. They agreed to take on our Friday Five questions in anticipation of tonight's opening, giving answers we feel certain will encourage you to go see them in their latest onstage adventure.

Company 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.

Upcoming 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!

Upcoming Auditions in Nashville 8/3/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 3, 2015

Directors and producers in the Nashville region are seeking actors for upcoming productions of Steel Magnolias, Cheaper by The Dozen and First Baptist of Ivy Gap - and producers are seeking cast members for a touring production of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. We've gathered the details together here to make your planning easier. So now you have no excuse!

BWW 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.

The 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.

BWW Review: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, the Best Dramatic Play in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Jun 1, 2014

Watching the play August: Osage County it is easy to understand why it won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. You only need to watch a few minutes of the Barn Players production to know that you are in for something special. Before the evening is over you realize you are viewing the best dramatic production to appear in Kansas City in the last several seasons. August: Osage County, written by Tracy Letts, opened Friday May 30 at the Barn Players in Mission, Kan.

Jeffrey Bean, Sharon Lockwood and More to Star in Alley Theatre's 'VANYA AND SONIA'; Cast and Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for recent Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Appearing in titles roles are Resident Actor Jeffrey Bean as Vanya, Sharon Lockwood returning to the Alley as Sonia, Alley Artist Josie de Guzman returning as Masha, and Resident Actor Jay Sullivan as Spike. Rounding out the cast and making their Alley debuts are Rachael Holmes as Cassandra and Sarah Nealis as Nina. Jonathan Moscone, Artistic Director of California Shakespeare Theater, helms the production and returns after having directed the Alley's 2011 production of Amadeus.

Photo Flash: First Look at AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at The Hilberry Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The 2008 Tony Award winner for Best Play August: Osage County, by Tracy Letts, closes the Hilberry Theatre's 51st season in Midtown Detroit. Playing April 18 through May 10, 2014, this Pulitzer Prize-winning play arrives at the Hilberry Theatre fresh off the critically-acclaimed movie adaptation in theatres nationwide. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

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