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University Theatre stages award-winning dramatic comedy

by Tonya Durlach

Nov. 3, 2011 | WMU News

Photo of WMU theatre students in August: Osage County.
"August: Osage County"
Nov. 10-20
KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University theatre students will stage the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning dramatic comedy "August: Osage County" Nov. 10-20 in Williams Theatre at the Gilmore Theatre Complex.

Performance schedule
"August: Osage County" at Williams Theatre

Playwright Tracy Letts rips apart the heart of a highly dysfunctional and heavily medicated modern American family in this shocking comedy. When head of the household, Beverly Weston, mysteriously vanishes, the Weston family reunites for a maelstrom of explosive drama and hidden secrets.

Encore Cabaret

Enjoy free performances by graduating seniors of WMU's Music Theatre Performance program as they prepare for their New York showcase in the spring. Cabarets will be held in the atrium lobby following the performances Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11-12 and Nov. 18-19.


All seating for "August: Osage County" at Williams Theatre is reserved. Tickets are $20, $15 for senior citizens and WMU employees, $5 for WMU students and $10 for all other students. They are available by calling (269) 387-6222, online at, or by visiting the Gilmore Theatre Complex or Miller Auditorium ticket offices. Group discounts are available by calling (269) 387-3227.

For more information, contact Emily Duguay, University Theatre, at or (269) 387-6222.