August: Osage County

UK premiere of this play commissioned be Steppenwolf and first produced at their theatre in Chicago in June 2007.

Cast & Crew


Barbara Fordham, the eldest daughter
Beverley Weston, the patriarch
Bill Fordham, Barbara’s husband
Charlie Aiken, Mattie Fay’s husband
Ivy Weston, the middle daughter
Jean Fordham, Barbara and Bill’s daughter
Johnna Monevata, the housekeeper
Karen Weston, the youngest daughter
Little Charles, Mattie Fay and Charlie’s son
Mattie Fay Aiken, Violet’s sister
Sherriff Deon Gilbeau
Steve Heidebrecht, Karen’s fiance
understudy Beverley / Charlie
understudy Bill / Steve
understudy Ivy / Karen
understudy Jean / Johnna
understudy Sheriff Deon Gilbeau / Little Charles
understudy Violet / Mattie Fay
understudy, Barbara
Violet Weston, the matriarch


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Lighting Designer
Set Designer
Sound Designer

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Play description

A large country home outside Pawhuska, Oklahoma, 60 miles west of Tulsa. The story of a migration – the semi-annual family tragedy that drags us all back home, as blind as all other migratory animals and yet filled with hope.


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