August: Osage County Summary
Tracy Letts

Everything you need to understand or teach August Osage County by Tracy Letts.

  • August: Osage County Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 August: Osage County Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

August: Osage County Overview

This multi-award winning play is the story of multiple generations of one family and their struggles to come to grips with the unexpected death of the family’s patriarch. Long-buried secrets, long-held resentments, and long-concealed vulnerabilities come to the surface and trigger life-changing realizations and transformations in the aftermath of what the audience knows, and the family suspects, is suicide. As the narrative unfolds, the play explores themes associated with mother/daughter relationships, the need to break free of suffering, and the longing for connection.  

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Lesson Plan

August: Osage County Lesson Plans contain 127 pages of teaching material, including: