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Taylor PlayMakers to Present August: Osage County

Smack in the middle of its theatrical season, the Taylor PlayMakers tackle Tracy Lett’s Pulitzer Prize winning and Tony Award-winning play August: Osage County. The play is a tragicomic portrait of the dysfunctional Weston family as they gather in their large, Oklahoman farmhouse following the disappearance of the family’s patriarch Bev Weston. Together for the first time in years, the family unloads years’ worth of baggage in the pressure cooker that is the home.

The ensemble cast features, among others, senior Michael Weinberger as Bev Weston, senior Ashleigh Townsend as his wife Violet Weston, and senior Hannah Morgan, junior Hailey Vickich, and senior Riley Cotten as their daughters Barbara, Ivy, and Karen respectively. When asked about the work Hannah Morgan said, “Tracy Letts pushes the limits with the characters. They’re not normal, yet feel real. The show will make you laugh so hard your stomach will ache, and it can also make you hurt with the feelings of loss and neglect. It’s a truly beautiful show.”

Though the play is an important piece of American Theatre, it includes more mature topics and is not intended for those under 13 or more sensitive audience members. Performances take place December 12, 13, and 14 at 7:00 p.m. in the James E. Taylor Black Box Theatre.  Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at www.taylorplaymakers.org.

Contact:

Kelley Hughes

kelleymhughes@katyisd.org

20700 Kingsland Blvd.

Katy, TX 77450

281-237-3653

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Schedules

  • Occurs Thursday, December 12th, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
  • Occurs Friday, December 13th, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
  • Occurs Saturday, December 14th, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

Venue

James E. Taylor Black Box Theatre

20700 Kingsland Blvd.
Katy, TX 77450

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