August: Osage County is Top Choice on Time Magazine's Best of Show List

News   August: Osage County is Top Choice on Time Magazine's Best of Show List Time Magazine has announced its picks for the ten best theatre productions of the past year.

Deanna Dunagan (seated) and Amy Morton in August: Osage County.
Deanna Dunagan (seated) and Amy Morton in August: Osage County.

In the Dec. 24 issue of the weekly magazine, Richard Zoglin picks "The 10 Best Theater Shows." Tracy Letts' August: Osage County is the writer's top pick; Zoglin calls the work "a miraculous new play."

Zoglin's choices follow:
#1: August: Osage County
#2: Journey's End
#3: Fuerzabruta
#4: The Overwhelming
#5: Wooster Group's Hamlet
#6: Pygmalion
#7: Grease
#8: The Farnsworth Invention
#9: Eurydice
#10: Intimate Exchanges

The Steppenwolf Theatre Company production of August: Osage County plays the Imperial Theatre. Tracy Letts' acclaimed work is billed this way: "When their patriarch vanishes, the Weston clan must return to their three-story home in rural Oklahoma to get to the heart of the matter. With rich insight and brilliant humor, Letts paints a vivid portrait of a Midwestern family at a turning point."

For more information visit www.TIME.com.

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