August: Osage County
- Winner: 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
A hugely-acclaimed black comedy exposing the dark side of the Midwestern American family.
When the large Weston family is reunited in Oklahoma after the disappearance of their father, they let loose a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets.
First staged in the UK at the National Theatre in 2008 following its premiere in Chicago, August: Osage County won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Tony Award for Best Play and Critics' Circle Award for Best Play.
'one of the truly great nights of American theatre'Independent
'something special... a dramatic tour de force, first smouldering and then blazing with acrimony, appalling behaviour and vicious home truths'Telegraph
'fully deserves to join the roll call of classic American plays'Independent on Sunday
'a triumph'Sunday Times
'Sensationally entertaining...Tracy Letts' fiercely funny, turbo-charged tragicomedy is, flat-out, no asterisks and without qualifications, the most exciting new American play Broadway has seen in years'New York Times
13 Nov 2008Size: 198mm x 129mm
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