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 have a messed up family. Are looking for a great script. Want to see raw characters with serious problems (we all have them).
Don't see it if You are sensitive to language, or domestic violence. It's not strong, but some aspects of it are present.
See it if You want to see a real, raw, heart-wrenching play. You will leave the theatre with your adrenaline thumping.
Don't see it if You are easily offended by language, derogatory terms, pot, or really any hostile situation.
See it if you want an intense and engaging story that will make you think deeper about the struggle of mental disorders
Don't see it if you're looking for a light and carefree evening in the theatre
See it if This intense play that looks at the not-so-pretty parts of family relationships. Well written, it left me feeling somewhat overwhelmed.
Don't see it if this is YOUR family!
See it if You enjoy quick wit, raunchy humor, dark situational comedy, great acting and excellent writing
Don't see it if You're just not into original screenplays with funny and raw humor
See it if You like dysfunctional families and script-heavy plays, a well as laughing and cringing.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy hearing actors yell their lines or act intoxicated.
See it if You like a really good family drama with a lot of excitement and a really good story to go with it
Don't see it if You have a problem with slight incest and you have triggers to do with families yelling at each other or drug use and addiction and divorce