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Playhouse to stage “August: Osage County”

Ponca City Now - July 9, 2018 2:30 pm

August: Osage County, written by Tracy Letts, premiered June 28, 2007, at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago.

It’s the tale of a family forced to confront its past and present.
The comedy-drama takes place over the course of several weeks in August inside the three-story home of Beverly and Violet Weston, a large country home outside Pawhuska, Oklahoma

The play was the recipient of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, had its Broadway debut at the Imperial Theater on Dec. 4, 2007, and started a U.S. national tour beginning July 24, 2009.

Now it comes to the black-box Ponca Playhouse just before another Oklahoma August.

Tickets are $20 for adults; $10 for students and are available for purchase.
Performance dates for this production are July 18-22 & 26-29 at the theater, 301 South First Street, July 19-22 as well as July 26-29. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
Adult situations and language.

The Playhouse is coming up on tech week for our production of “August: Osage County” and the crew needs some help.

1. We have a work day at the Playhouse on Saturday, July 14 at 10 a.m. We need 10 to 15 people to help us paint, lay carpet, and hang lights. Please come down to the Playhouse and give us a few hours of your support July 14.

2. We need 3 or 4 people for backstage crew during tech week and the run of the play. We need them for two weeks starting Sunday, July 15 through Sunday, July 29. Please contact director Lance Garrett at [email protected] if you can help us backstage.


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