Screenplay: ‘August: Osage County’

august-osage-county-posterAugust: Osage County tells the dark, hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

Letts’ play made its Broadway debut in December 2007 after premiering at Chicago’s legendary Steppenwolf Theatre earlier that year. It continued with a successful international run.

 

Cast

  • Meryl Streep as Violet Weston
  • Julia Roberts as Barbara Weston-Fordham
  • Ewan McGregor as Bill Fordham
  • Chris Cooper as Charles Aiken
  • Abigail Breslin as Jean Fordham
  • Benedict Cumberbatch as “Little” Charles Aiken
  • Juliette Lewis as Karen Weston
  • Margo Martindale as Mattie Fae Aiken
  • Dermot Mulroney as Steve Heidebrecht
  • Julianne Nicholson as Ivy Weston
  • Sam Shepard as Beverly Weston
  • Misty Upham as Johnna Monevata

Directed by:  John Wells

Written by: Tracey Letts

Click here for the script to August: Osage County

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