"...this searing masterpiece is...the Alliance's finest hour; it is must-see theatre..." —Manning Harris, Atlanta INtown Paper
"Bottom line: A knockout." —Wendell Brock, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"...a raucous, hellbent Rabelaisian thrill ride toward self-destruction..." —Felicia Feaster, ArtsCriticATL.com
Cruelty’s more fun when you keep it in the family.
Think your family has issues? This raucous dark comedy transforms one family gathering into an evening of can’t-turn-away blood sport – filled with sex, secrets, and REALLY inappropriate behavior. Revel in this searing and corrosive family trainwreck featuring an ensemble of Atlanta’s favorite actors as you’ve never seen them before . . . like, say, cat-fighting at a funeral.
One of the most lauded plays of the decade, August: Osage County won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the Tony Award for Best Play, and a well deserved reputation as an emotional Armageddon you don’t want to miss. The New York Times calls it “flat-out, no asterisks and without qualifications, the most exciting new American play Broadway has seen in years.”
The Alliance Stage is the Alliance Theatre's primary performing space.