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August: Osage County Tickets & Information

Music Box Theatre

239 West 45th Street

Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

New York NY 10036 View on map

Seating Chart

August: Osage County Summary

Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Play and Pulitzer Prize for Drama, August: Osage County comes to Broadway directly from its critically acclaimed sold-out engagement at Chicago's Tony Award-winning Steppenwolf Theatre Company. This thrilling new American play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Tracy Letts (Bug, Killer Joe) has been hailed by the New York Times as "hugely entertaining! A ripsnorter full of blistering, funny dialogue, acid-etched characterizations and scenes of no-holds-barred emotional combat." When their patriarch vanishes, the Weston clan must return to their three-story home in rural Oklahoma to get to the heart of the matter. With rich insight and brilliant humor, Letts paints a vivid portrait of a Midwestern family at a turning point that is "not-to-be-missed" (Chicago Tribune). Anna D. Shapiro (The Pain and the Itch) directs the "dazzling good" (Chicago Sun-Times ensemble in what Variety calls "a deep and highly entertaining work, consistently rich, raw and intense, filled with viciousness and vicious wit."

Amy Morton Is Yelling Again in 'August: Osage County' (New York Times)
A Q&A with Amy Morton, who returned to Broadway to play the character of Barbara Weston in August: Osage County.

Motherhood Becomes Her, Quite Often (New York Times)
Phylicia Rashad, an actress who has fashioned a celebrated career out of playing mothers, is taking on the role of the brittle matriarch in August: Osage County.

The Shows Must Go On, but Not Until They Change Theaters (New York Times)
If Broadway critics said August and 39 Steps are moving experiences, they’d be right on the mark.

August: Osage County Cast Members:

Phylicia Rashad, Elizabeth Ashley, Anne Berkowitz, Guy Boyd, John Cullum, Frank Deal, Kimberly Guerrero, Brian Kerwin, Susanne Marley, Mariann Mayberry, Michael Milligan, Amy Morton, Sally Murphy, Stephen Payne, Dee Pelletier, Aaron Serotsky, Kristina Valada-Viars, Emily Walton, Troy West, Frank Wood.

August: Osage County Creative Team

Author: Tracy Letts
Director: Anna D. Shapiro
Press Agent: Jeffrey Richards Associates

August: Osage County Award Winners/Nominees


Winner 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Nominated for 7 2008 Tony Awards
  • Best Play - Winner
  • Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play - Deanna Dunagan - Winner
  • Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play - Amy Morton
  • Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play - Rondi Reed - Winner
  • Best Scenic Design of a Play - Todd Rosenthal - Winner
  • Best Lighting Design of a Play - Ann G. Wrightson
  • Best Direction of a Play - Anna D. Shapiro - Winner
Nominated for 3 2008 Outer Critics Circle Awards
  • Outstanding New Broadway Play - Winner
  • Outstanding Director of a Play - Anna D. Shapiro - Winner
  • Outstanding Actress in a Play - Deanna Dunagan - Winner
Nominated for 7 2008 Drama Desk Awards
  • Outstanding Play - Winner
  • Outstanding Actress in a Play - Deanna Dunagan - Winner
  • Outstanding Actress in a Play - Amy Morton
  • Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play - Jeff Perry
  • Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play - Rondi Reed
  • Outstanding Director of a Play - Anna D. Shapiro - Winner
  • Outstanding Costume Design - Ana Kuzmanic
Winner NY Drama Critics Circle Award
  • Best Play

August: Osage County Quick Facts

Running Time:

3 hours and 20 minutes, including 2 intermissions

Price Range


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Audience :

May be inappropriate for 14 and under.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date
April 29, 2008

Box Office Hours

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: Noon - 6pm (When there is an evening performance, open until curtain.)

There are no advance sales 1/2 hour prior to curtain!

Mail Order

August: Osage County
Telecharge.com Mail Order
P. O. Box 998
Times Square Station
New York, NY 10108-0998

Coat Room

Yes. No strollers or furs.