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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 3, 2012: See Choctaw High School's production of "August: Osage County"

by Brandy McDonnell Published: November 3, 2012

Today’s featured event:

CHOCTAW: See Choctaw High School’s production of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama “August: Osage County” at 7 tonight at

Choctaw High School Performing Arts Center, 14300 NE 10.

Choctaw High School’s Competitive Drama won its eighth 6A One-Act Play State Championship and first place Technical Award last weekend for its version of “August: Osage County.” Director Mary Burton’s masterfully condensed Tulsa native Tracy Letts’ three-hour play into an award winning 45 minute one-act.  Two CHS drama students, Mattie Alexander as matriarch Violet and Shay Griffith as eldest daughter Barbara, were also honored as State All-Star Cast Members.

The movie version of “August: Osage County,” starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts, is currently being filmed in the Pawhuska/Bartlesville area.

For more information on the play, go to www.cnpschools.org/choctawHS/Organizations/drama/productions.html.

For more events, go to www.wimgo.com.

-BAM

by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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