August: Osage County

A Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award® winning family drama

Running Time: 3 Hours and 20 Minutes (including Two Intermissions)

Experience the explosive unraveling of familial bonds in Tracy Letts' acclaimed August: Osage County, a Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning saga. Amidst the sweltering heat of the Oklahoma plains, buried secrets ignite a powder keg of emotions within the Weston family. As the tension escalates, each revelation peels back another layer, exposing the raw, unvarnished truth. Brace yourself for an unforgettably turbulent journey through love, loss, and the haunting echoes of a troubled past.

By Tracy Letts

Themes: Family, Addiction, Dark Comedy
Genre: Dark Comedy

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Cast & Creative


Joneal Joplin* - Beverly Weston

Claire Karpen* - Ivy Weston

Alan Knoll* - Charlie Aiken

Shyla Lefner* - Johnna Monevata 

Ellen McLaughlin* - Violet Weston

Michael James Reed* - Bill Fordham

Henny Russell* - Barbara Fordham

Brian Slaten* - Steve Heidebrecht

Isa Venere - Jean Fordham

David Wassilak - Sheriff Deon Gilbeau

Sean Wiberg* - Little Charles Aiken

Astrid Van Wieren* - Mattie Fae Aiken

Yvonne Woods* - Karen Weston 



Amelia Acosta Powell - Director

Regina Garcia - Scenic Designer

Sonia Álvarez - Costume Designer

Xavier Pierce - Lighting Designer

Amanda Werre - Sound Designer

Avi Amon - Composer

Lindsay Mummert - Assistant Scenic Designer

Stephanie Castro - Assistant Costumes Designer

Catherine Adams - Assistant Lighting Designer

Alison Hora - Wig Designer

Michael Pierce - Fight Director

Rachel Tibbetts and Will Bonfiglio - Intimacy Direction 

Emilee Buchheit* - Production Stage Manager

Shannon B. Sturgis* - Assistant Stage Manager

Kentrell Jamison - Production Assistant

Avery Harrison - Webster Assistant Director

JZ Casting - Casting Director


*Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States

Show Content Advisories

This production contains strong adult language, mention of suicide, drinking, violence, sexual situations and the depiction of substance abuse. Herbal cigarettes and vapes are used throughout the performance. Loud/abrupt noises can also be heard during the production.

Digital Program

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St. Louis County Shuttle to the Show

We've teamed up with St. Louis County Library to offer an exciting opportunity. Take a shuttle from the Florissant Valley Branch on Sunday, April 7 to see August: Osage County!

Special show tickets must be purchased* at $25 per passenger. Shuttle departs from the library promptly at 1:00 p.m. and returns by 5:30 p.m.

Adults and teens. Registration required. Space is limited. Click the button below or call 314-968-4925 to reserve your ticket.


Disclaimer: This special offer is not valid on previously purchased tickets. Please note that the shuttle bus is not wheelchair accessible.

Library Branch Details:
Florissant Valley Branch
195 New Florissant Rd 
Florissant, MO 63031-6796