Title: August: Osage County by Tracy Letts
Date: From 6/24/2018 to 6/24/2018
From 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jay Geller
The Black Box Theatre E-122

The Black Box Summer Theatre is proud to present Tracy Lett’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, August: Osage County. A vanished father. A pill-popping mother. Three sisters harboring shady little secrets. When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, their Oklahoman family homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets. Mix in Violet, the drugged-up, scathingly acidic matriarch, and you've got a major play that unflinchingly—and uproariously—exposes the dark side of the Midwestern American family.

Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award. "I'd bet the farm that no family has ever been as unhappy in as many ways—and to such sensationally entertaining effect—as the Westons of August: Osage County, a fraught, densely plotted saga of an Oklahoma clan in a state of near-apocalyptic meltdown. Fiercely funny and bitingly sad…[a] turbo-charged tragicomedy…" —NY Times.

August: Osage County opens June 8 and runs June 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, and 24. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7 PM and Sunday performances begin at 2 PM. Tickets are $15 for students, seniors, MCC Staff, MCC alumni, veterans and $20 for the general public. For reservations please call 815- 455-8746 or jgeller@mchenry.edu. The Black Box Theatre is located at 8900 US Hwy 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012. Please park in Lot C and enter Building E.

August: Osage County contains adult and mature themes and graphic language.

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