Already closed | 3h 20m | Midtown W

August: Osage County

From 65 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Intense, Great writing, Intelligent

About the show

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.

3h 20m | Already closed | Imperial Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (65)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Absorbing, Intense, Great writing, Intelligent
91
Avg Score

91
Intense, Hilarious, Intelligent, Masterful, Absorbing

See it if You like funny shows that are also intellectual

Don't see it if Trigger warning: Pedophilia

97
Absorbing, Intense, Thought-provoking, Profound, Great writing

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.

87
Absorbing, Intense, Great acting, Dark, Not for children

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.

97
Great writing, Intelligent, Intense, Must see, Thought-provoking

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

95
Great staging, Great writing, Intense

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!

82
Great acting, Intense, Must see, Profound, Resonant

See it if You loved Crimes of the Heart.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy generational stories.

100
Absorbing, Funny, Great acting, Epic, Great writing

See it if you love the works of Eugene O'Neal and Tennessee Williams.

Don't see it if you despise the works of Eugene O'Neal and Tennessee Williams.

100
Entertaining, Riveting, Funny, Great writing, Great acting

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

92
Absorbing, Masterful, Profound, Resonant, Riveting

See it if a truly master piece

Don't see it if you don't like intensity and conflicts

100
Great acting, Great staging, Original, Resonant, Intelligent

See it if you want to see a slice of beautifully/painfully portrayed Americana.

Don't see it if You are looking for a pick-me-up feel good show.

79
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great writing, Intense

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.

95
Thought-provoking, Intense, Absorbing, Riveting, Profound

See it if you have a soul!

Don't see it if you don't love great writing, acting, and directing.

85
Entertaining, Great acting, Raunchy, Quirky, Great staging

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

98
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Epic, Great staging

See it if You enjoy drama in a classy way.

Don't see it if You don't like long plays.

98
Absorbing, Funny, Great staging, Masterful, Intense

See it if You enjoy wonderful writing and staging

Don't see it if You're bothered by long shows


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