Saturday, October 15, 2011



By Tracy Letts
Directed by Mark Liebert
Stage Manager Alexandra Garbeck

WHEN: Sun. Oct. 23, 6:30 PM; Tue. Oct. 25, 7:30 PM
Studio Players, 14 Alvin Place, Upper Montclair

Performance dates: January 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28

Meet the Westons. Dad has disappeared. Mom’s popping pills. One daughter’s bound for divorce. A romance is brewing. A lie has been uncovered. And a hell of a family reunion is about to begin. And that's just the start.

Equally harrowing and hysterical, Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize, Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning August: Osage County has already been hailed as an American classic. So spend an evening in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, in Osage County where it is often laugh-out-loud funny with plot twists dark and nasty.


  • Beverly Weston: 69 years old patriarch of the Weston family; professor of literature, poet and alcoholic.
  • Violet Weston: 65 years old, Bev’s wife with mouth cancer; prescription drug addict, psychotic and delusional.
  • Ivy Weston: Their 44-year-old daughter; a librarian at the U of Tulsa; the one who stayed home in Pawhuska; secretly romantically involved with Little Charles whom she believes is her cousin but is in fact her half -brother.
  • Karen Weston: Their 40-year-old daughter; selling real estate in Florida, engaged to Steve.
  • Barbara Fordahm: Their 46-year-old daughter; a teacher living in Boulder, CO, separated from her husband Bill.
  • Bill Fordham: 49 years old; her estranged husband, a professor at the Univ. of Colorado who is romantically involved with one of his students.
  • Jean Fordham: 14 years old; pot smoking, rebellious, angry (parental consent required due to adult situations and language.)
  • Mattie Fae Aiken: Violet’s chatty 57-year-old sister and mother of Little Charles by Beverly.
  • Charlie Aiken: Her 60-year-old husband, an upholsterer & baseball fan who does not know he is not Little Charles’ father.
  • Little Charles Aiken: 37 years old, considered slow but more psychologically damaged than stupid.
  • Johnna Monevata: 26-year-old Native American housekeeper with one year of nursing school completed.
  • Steve Heidebrecht: 50 years old, Karen’s sleazy fiancĂ©.
  • Sherrif Deon Gilbeau: 47 years old, former boyfriend of Barbara.

Sides will be provided and can be view at

A copy of the script can be purchased HERE