Pulitzer Prize winning adult drama
August: Osage County by Tracy Letts
November 7-10, 2013
Evening performances begin at 7:00 p.m.
Matinee performances begin at 2:00 p.m.
August: Osage County is a grand, gripping new play which tells the story of the Westons, a large extended clan that comes together at their rural Oklahoma homestead when the family patriarch disappears. Forced to confront unspoken truths and astonishing secrets, the family must also contend with Violet, a pill-popping, deeply unsettled mother at the center of the storm.
Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award® for Best Play, August: Osage County is a rare theatrical event — a large-scale work filled with unforgettable characters, a powerful tale told with unflinching honesty.
Please Note: This play addresses adult themes and uses strong language.
It is recommended for mature audiences – Viewer discretion is advised.
The cast features Alexandria Ashley ’15 of Mayfield Heights (Ivy Weston), Nicholas Buchanan ’17 of Pepper Pike (Sheriff Deon Gilbeau), Grant Farmer ’14 of North Olmsted (Steve Heidebrecht), Phillip Hedayatnia ’16 of Strongsville (Charlie Aiken), Cassandra Knaggs ’17 of Lyndhurst (Mattie Fae Aiken), Mitchell Maly ’16 of Highland Heights (Little Charles Aiken), Arianna Marino ’15 of Willoughby (Violet Weston), Quinn McHale ’14 of Chardon (Bill Fordham), Rose Musto ’14 of Lyndhurst (Johnna Monevata), Sarah Parker ’16 of Gates Mills (Barbara Fordham), Katie Prybyla ’15 of Brecksville (Jean Fordham), Elizabeth Riley ’14 of Gates Mills (Karen Weston) and Matthew Thompson ’15 of Pepper Pike (Beverly Weston).
The creative team includes Mr. Mike Larochelle (Hawken Upper School Theater Director/Designer), Bryce Lewis ‘14 of Euclid (Assistant Director / Student Producer), Daijah Reese ‘14 (Stage Manager), Victoria Chardiet (Wardrobe), John Walker Moosbrugger ‘15 of Cleveland Heights (Student Technical Director)Master Carpenter), Jonas Albert ’14 of Cleveland (Master Electrician),
Daniel Waxman-Lenz ’14 of Beachwood and Tim Foster ’15 of Cleveland Heights (Master Carpenters).