Venue Details

Jose N Amanda Villalobos
Use the restroom before you go in. The show is 95 minutes with no intermission. The theater rule is if you go out during the show you can't go back in.
Venus in Fur info May 16 2014 star this tip starred
Jose N Amanda Villalobos
Be ready for the Addison evening traffic and leave early.
Venus in Fur travel May 16 2014 star this tip starred

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attended Apr 18 2012

Water Tower theatre in Addison is a sophisticated, well designed venue. The stage was absolutely fabulous, especially entertaining to watch the story unfold from each room in the house. I found the play to be disturbing which can only mean the...continued

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attended Apr 18 2012

I enjoyed the performance; the storyline was good (a bit long at 3.5 hrs. with 2 intermissions) and well acted. I wanted to see it because it won the Pulitzer Award and because I saw his other play in town, "Superior Donuts." It was good as...continued

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Website

http://www.watertowertheatre.org/playing.aspx

Quotes & Highlights

“The superb cast is a who’s who of Dallas’s most beloved actors, and luckily not a single one is wasted in this ensemble drama.”--D Magazine
“…superb cast nails Letts’ crazy humor and has the full measure of this epic script’s big climaxes.”—_Dallas Morning News _
“The acting is exemplary and real.”—Dallas Voice
“WaterTower Theatre has the right main stage venue, the seasoned creative producing acumen and bold encompassing regional vision to pull it off.”—Alexandra Bonifield, CriticalRant

Description

A father disappears on a hot summer night. A pill-popping mother summons her grown daughters back home. Dinner is served, lies are told, and the battle commences. We continue our tradition of presenting great American family stories with this fiercely funny Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning play. A vivid portrait of familial dysfunction brought to life by an all-star Dallas/Addison cast. Tracy Letts is the author of Killer Joe, Bug, and Man from Nebraska, which was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. His plays have been performed throughout the country and internationally. A performer as well as a playwright, Letts is a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company where August: Osage County premiered.

_This production ontains strong language and adult themes.

The run time is 3 hours, with two 10-minute intermissions. _

About the Ticket Supplier: WaterTower Theatre

WaterTower Theatre (WTT), founded in 1996, is a not-for-profit professional theatre company in Addison, Texas – just north of Dallas. They produce five main stage shows each season in their flexible, state-of-the-art facility at the Addison Theatre Centre. Celebrating their 16th anniversary, WaterTower Theatre is managed by Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin, who is entering his 14th season there. WaterTower Theatre has won numerous major awards over the past 15 years. WTT also produces a number of award-winning educational programs and offers a number of community outreach programs, including reduced ticket prices for seniors and students, to ensure that their work is accessible to as many people as possible.