Winner of the 2008 Tony Award® for Best Play, Tracy Letts’ darkly comic epic offers a painfully funny look at a family struggling in the desolate heart of America.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast recording, featuring members of the original Steppenwolf Theatre and Broadway productions:
Tara Lynne Barr as Jean Fordham
Shannon Cochran as Barbara Fordham
Rosemarie DeWitt as Ivy Weston
Deanna Dunagan as Violet Weston (Tony Award®, Best Leading Actress)
Kimberly Guerrero as Johnna Monevata
Francis Guinan as Charlie Aiken
Scott Jaeck as Sheriff Deon Gilbeau
Ron Livingston as Little Charles
Robert Maffia as Steve Heidebrecht
Mariann Mayberry as Karen Weston
Robert Pine as Beverly Weston
Rondi Reed as Mattie Fae Aiken (Tony Award®, Best Featured Actress)
David Warshofsky as Bill Fordham
Original music by David Singer.
Directed by Bart DeLorenzo. Recorded in Los Angeles before a live audience at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA in July of 2014.
“Outrageously funny…and touching.” — AudioFile Magazine
“At its heart is Mama Violet, played to shrewish perfection by Deanna Dunagan…the reactions and interactions of the excellent cast are just as well developed and delivered.” — Publishers Weekly