Generic Theater will perform the Pulitzer and Tony winning tragicomedy August: Osage County, by Tracy Letts. The playwright quotes Robert Penn Warren to describe his play: “… the good old family reunion … is very much like diving into the octopus tank at the aquarium.”
A dramatic love triangle set during the turbulent years around the French Revolution. Elisabeth Vigée le Brun, a beautiful, social-climbing portrait painter, uses her affair with Count Alexis de Ligne, a left-leaning philanderer, to get a commission to paint the naive young Queen Marie Antoinette.
Italy in the 50s, where men were men and women seemed to serve them; where the sweet tempered and sexy Bianca can have her pick of suitors, but only after her fiery, untamable sister, Kate is sold to the highest bidder.