Venue Details

4.8 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from jj
17 events 9 reviews

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

reviewed Apr 18 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from rosinaludwig
4 events 2 reviews

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

reviewed Apr 18 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from DFWfun
4 events 2 reviews

Wonderful production. We had a fabulous time.

reviewed Apr 21 2012 report as inappropriate
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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


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. _

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