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 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 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 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 want to see a perfectly staged and acted production one of the most brilliant modern playwrights.
Don't see it if you want to see a feel-good piece.
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 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 like intense plots and stories having to do with dysfunctional families; you want a more adult show
Don't see it if You do not like dark humor; you are not a big fan of drama
See it if you like watching emotional train wrecks where everything gets worse with each minute. Also, if you love getting invested in people's lives.
Don't see it if you want a feel good story. It's almost overwrought, but it does it in a way that is incredibly engaging.
See it if You want the next two hours of your life to be filled with reminders of your dysfunctional family
Don't see it if You have kids and want them to maintain a charade about your family for a longer time
See it if Incredible story that will absolutely tug at your heart and keep you thinking long after you leave. A memorable show for sure.
Don't see it if Family issues are a serious emotional trigger. This show will make you think and feel. May not be appropriate for children.
See it if You love plays that totally immerse you with the BEST dialog and acting I have seen on Broadway in NYC among 100s of shows
Don't see it if You prefer musicals, dont like family dramas, looking for a farce or humor, dont like intense dialog