August: Osage County

Play - Original

Imperial Theatre (December 04, 2007 - April 20, 2008)
Music Box Theatre (April 29, 2008 - June 28, 2009)
  • First Preview: October 30, 2007
  • Opening Date: December 4, 2007
  • Closing Date: June 28, 2009
  • Previews: 18
  • Performances: 648

Playwright: Tracy Letts

Synopsis

When the family patriarch vanishes, the Westons return to rural Oklahoma to care for their afflicted, manipulative mother Violet. Armed with prescription drugs and paranoid mood swings, Violet reigns over the home as family secrets unfold.

 

Opening Night Cast

Ian Barford in August: Osage County Ian Barford Little Charles
Deanna Dunagan in August: Osage County Deanna Dunagan Violet Weston
Kimberly Guerrero in August: Osage County Kimberly Guerrero Johnna Monevata
Francis Guinan in August: Osage County Francis Guinan Charlie Aiken
Brian Kerwin in August: Osage County Brian Kerwin Steve Heidebrecht
Dennis Letts in August: Osage County Dennis Letts Beverly Weston
Madeleine Martin in August: Osage County Madeleine Martin Jean Fordham
Mariann Mayberry in August: Osage County Mariann Mayberry Karen Weston
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Opening Night Production Credits

Tracy Letts Tracy Letts Playwright
David Singer David Singer Original Music
Anna D. Shapiro Anna D. Shapiro Director
Todd Rosenthal Todd Rosenthal Scenic Design
Ana Kuzmanic Ana Kuzmanic Costume Design
Ann G. Wrightson Ann G. Wrightson Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2007 - 2008

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Outstanding Actress in a Play Deanna Dunagan Winner
2009 Outstanding Actress in a Play Amy Morton Nominee
2008 Outstanding Director of a Play Anna D. Shapiro Winner
2008 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Jeff Perry Nominee
2008 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Rondi Reed Nominee
2008 Outstanding Play Tracy Letts Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Distinguished Production of a Play   Winner
2008 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Best Play Tracy Letts Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Outstanding Actress in a Play Deanna Dunagan Winner
2008 Outstanding Director of a Play Anna D. Shapiro Winner
2008 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Tracy Letts Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Actress in a Play Amy Morton Nominee
2008 Actress in a Play Deanna Dunagan Winner
2008 Direction of a Play Anna D. Shapiro Winner
2008 Featured Actress in a Play Rondi Reed Winner
2008 Lighting Design of a Play Ann G. Wrightson Nominee
2008 Play Tracy Letts Winner
2008 Scenic Design of a Play Todd Rosenthal Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jun. 28, 2009 5 $414,600
$829,236
$132,442 $58.98
$250.00
7029
979
8
0
89.75% 24.73%
Jun. 21, 2009 4 $282,158
$829,236
$56,007 $55.41
$250.00
5092
979
8
0
65.02% 5.46%
Jun. 14, 2009 3 $226,151
$829,236
$21,655 $48.48
$250.00
4665
979
8
0
59.56% 6.33%
Jun. 7, 2009 2 $204,496
$829,236
- $49.05
$250.00
4169
979
8
0
53.23% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,127,405
$3,316,944
  $52.98 20955
31328
32
0
66.89 %  
Cumulative
  $32,835,606
$65,696,840
  $68.30
$251.50
463842
731654
648
18
63.40 %  
 
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