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By Andrew Gans
23 May 2012


August: Osage County.  

"Paige and I go to the theatre almost every week, and we had been going through a bit of a dry spell. We were seeing shows that the critics had praised and coming out deeply disappointed every time. I began to think that I had become too cynical—or at least too aware of the craft—to really surrender to a story and become enveloped by an evening in the theatre. August: Osage County changed that. The acting was so layered and so human—the stakes so high and the relationships so dimensional that I immediately booked tickets for my friends to see the show with me when they visited from out of town. By then the cast had changed and the magic was lessened. Later I saw the original cast again in London and it was as thrilling as the first time. They were the definition of an acting ensemble.."

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