Superstar cast of August: Osage County Film gives first look in new trailer

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All we can say is WOW!  The cast assembled for the new film adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize winning play August: Osage County is epic! Academy Award winner Meryl Streep as Violet Weston, Academy Award winner Julia Roberts as Barbara Weston, Margo Martindale as Mattie Fae Aiken, Sam Shepard as Beverly Weston, Chris Cooper as Charles Aiken, Benedict Cumberbatch as “Little” Charles Aiken, Ewan McGregor as Bill Fordham, Juliette Lewis as […]

Broadway’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Sets Closing Date

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Time to say goodbye to George and Martha. The 50th anniversary Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? will complete its (extended) limited engagement on March 3. At the time of closing, Virginia Woolf will have played 159 performances on Broadway. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? opened on October 13, at the Booth […]

Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Extends Through February 24, 2013

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Despite somewhat slow ticket sales, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? has extended its run through February 24, 2013. The production was originally scheduled to close January 27. Last week’s end the production had an average ticket price of just $48.44. Total average for all Broadway productions was $90.38 (plays had an average […]

Review Round-Up: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a Must See Production

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It’s been exactly 50 years since Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Edward Albee’s modern classic, first opened on Broadway. On October 13th a searing revival opened at the Booth Theatre. Directed by Pam MacKinnon, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company revival stars Tracy Letts as George, in his Broadway acting debut, and Amy Morton as […]

Dermot Mulroney Joins Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts & More in August: Osage County Film

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Dermot Mulroney is set to star as the corrupt businessman Steve in the forthcoming film adaptation of August: Osage County, Tracy Letts’s Pulitzer Prize winning play. Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts have already been confirmed to star the film, which will be produced by George Clooney, Grant Heslov and Harvey Weinstein. John Wells […]

Andrea Riseborough in Talks to appear in August: Osage County Film, Starring Meryl Streep & Julia Roberts

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Rising British actress Andrea Riseborough is in talks to star as Karen in the forthcoming film adaptation of August: Osage County, Tracy Letts’s Pulitzer Prize winning play. Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts have already been confirmed to star the film, which will be produced by George Clooney, Grant Heslov and Harvey Weinstein. John […]

George Clooney And Grant Heslov Producing ‘August: Osage County’

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Smokehouse Productions’ George Clooney and Grant Heslov have joined Harvey Weinstein to produce the upcoming film adaptation of Tracy Lets’ Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning play August: Osage County. The film will feature Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts as the mother and daughter in the play. John Wells will direct. Clooney and […]