August: Osage County

Written by Tracy Letts
Directed by Catherine Hallman
Performances

Friday, March 10th  at 7:30pm
Saturday, March 11th at 7:30pm
Sunday, March 12th  at 2:00pm
Thursday, March 16th at 7:30pm
Friday, March 17th at 7:30pm
Saturday, March 18th at 7:30pm

Venue

Pearson Hall Auditorium

125 Academy Street 

Newark, Delaware 19717

Parking is available in Lot 4C

Tickets

$5 for UD Students (we accept FLEX)
$8 for Public
Tickets are sold at the door. 

Cast

Beverly Weston - Hal Hamroun
Violet Weston - Corinne McMahon
Barbara Fordham - Eileen O’Connor
Ivy Weston - Madie Buiano
Karen Weston - Blair Sabol
Bill Fordham - Ben von Duyke
Jean Fordham - Emma Scholes
Steve Heidebrecht - Kevin Calzavara
Mattie Fae Aiken - Megan Mulrooney
Charlie Aiken - Grayson Ziegler
“Little” Charles Aiken - Chris Johnson
Johnna Monevata - Liz Albera
Sheriff Deon Gilbeau - Christian Watson

Production Staff

Director - Catherine Hallman
Stage Manager - Nicole Ferry
Production Manager - Claire Armann
Co-Technical Director (Design) - Sabreena Babiak
Co-Technical Director (Construction) - Michael Lashner
Properties Master - Lauren Williams
Costume Designer - Amanda Lashenick
Hair Artist - Megan Mulrooney
Make-up Artist - Sabreena Babiak
House Manager - TBD 
Lighting Designer - Christian Basse
Sound Designer - TBD
Publicity Manager - Nina Groom

 

If you are interested in any of the open positions, please let us know! 

Synopsis

Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best New Play, August: Osage County centers around the Weston family, brought together after their patriarch, world-class poet and alcoholic Beverly Weston, disappears. The matriarch, Violet, depressed and addicted to pain pills and “truth-telling,” is joined by her three daughters and their problematic lovers, who harbor their own deep secrets, her sister Mattie Fae and her family, well-trained in the Weston family art of cruelty, and finally, the observer of the chaos, the young Cheyenne housekeeper Johnna, who was hired by Beverly just before his disappearance. Holed up in the large family estate in Osage County, Oklahoma, tensions heat up and boil over in the ruthless August heat. Bursting with humor, vivacity, and intelligence, August: Osage County is is both dense and funny, vicious and compassionate, enormous and unstoppable.

© 2017 by E-52 Student Theatre.
 

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