August - Osage County to open at National Theatre with most the original Broadway cast!


August - Osage County to open at National Theatre with most the original Broadway cast!

Casting has been announced for August - Osage County , which opens at the Lyttleton, NT 26 Nov 2008, following previews from 21 Nov - running to 21 Jan 2009.

It will premiere in London with most of the original Broadway cast Deanna Dunagan (Violet Weston), Rondi Reed (Mattie Fay Aiken), Ian Barford (Little Charles), Kimberly Guerrero (Johnna), Mariann Mayberry (Karen Weston), Amy Morton (Barbara Fordham), Sally Murphy (Ivy Weston), Jeff Perry (Bill Fordham), Troy West (Sheriff Deon Gilbeau).

Also in the cast are Michael McGuire (Beverly Weston), Paul Vincent O'Connor (Charlie Aiken), Molly Ranson (Jean Fordham ).

The part of Steve Heidebrecht is still to be cast.

This Steppenwolf production had its world premiere in Chicago in June 2007, before its Broadway debut the same year.

The play won 5 Tony awards including Best Play, Best Director, Best Design, Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play for Deanna Dunagan, and Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for Rondi Reed.

It is directed by Anna D Shapiro, designed by Todd Rosentham, lighting by Ann G Wrightson, costumes by Ana Kuzmanic.

When the large Weston family unexplectedly reunites in Oklahoma, after their father disappears, their home explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets.

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