This black comedy about a family coping with loss transferred onto Broadway from the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, where it proceeded to win five Tony Awards as well as a Pulitzer Prize. More…
‘August: 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.
See it if You want to see something relevant, raw and real. Not your typical Broadway show. I expected to hate it but wound up loving it.
Don't see it if You’re not into very long emotional shows that require two intermissions.
See it if you love incredibly dramatic and laugh out loud funny family plays with spectacular acting and great writing.
Don't see it if you don't like straight plays, are averse to strong language and adult themes.
See it if you want to see probably the best new American play of the past 20 years; you want to see acting at its finest
Don't see it if you can't sit through a 3-hour play; you are faint of heart when it comes to edgy material (nothing graphic, but for the language and drugs!
See it if You are excited about excellent writing in the theater. And I mean excited--this show is so well crafted, it inspires awe.
Don't see it if You don't care for family dramas, however clever. Actually, see it anyway. The play is much better than the movie.
See it if you want interesting characters in a complex plot that never ceases to surprise you even when you think the twists must be over!
Don't see it if plot twists don't excite you or if you don't like long shows--this one, while masterful, could use some editing.
See it if You want to see an incredible piece of contemporary American theatre. 3 hours fly by in a riveting family drama filled with secrets untold.
Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with family conflict or acerbic mother figures, or you can't sit still for 3 hours.
See it if If you like complex, disfunctional family drama, if you like drama that mixes with humor, and surprise endings.
Don't see it if you prefer straightforward stories. This is not a typical anything!
See it if You like your family dramas sprawling and epic. Like to be surprised by the plot. Love well written plays.
Don't see it if You cannot sit through a 3+ hour show. Are offended by edgy material.
See it if you're a fan of contemporary playwrights & really strong writing; or if you like darkly funny, scathing portraits of dysfunctional families.
Don't see it if you want something light & fluffy, or if you don't like long shows (there are 2 intermissions here).
See it if I'm still reeling from this play I think. When it finished my jaw was on the floor the rest of the night. Incredible drama. See it. Just go.
Don't see it if Does deal with adult themes and intense family drama, not the most pleasant of topics. But it's incredible. The movie did not do it justice.
See it if You love fantastic acting in shows about troubled families. You will remember the beautiful amazing set which really adds to the experience
Don't see it if You don't enjoy plays about squabbling, troubled families