August: Osage County

Cast: 7f 6m

Staging: Single interior set (house)

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 144 pages ISBN: 9781848420250Publication Date:
13 Nov 2008
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, 2007; National Theatre, London, 2008

August: Osage County

By Tracy Letts

Paperback £9.99£7.99

  • Best New Play, Critics' Circle Awards
  • Best Play, Tony Awards
  • Pulitzer Prize for Drama - 2008

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.

Tracy Letts's play August: Osage County was first performed by Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago in June 2007.

It was first staged in the UK at the National Theatre in 2008.

August: Osage County won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the Tony Award for Best Play and the Critics' Circle Award for Best Play.

Press Quotes

'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

Cast: 7f 6m

Staging:Single interior set (house)

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 144 pages ISBN: 9781848420250Publication Date:
13 Nov 2008
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

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Three Sisters
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