Elizabeth Ashley
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Elizabeth Ashley
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
On February 3, Tony Award winner Elizabeth Ashley will take over the role of Mattie Fae in Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama August: Osage County; while the same day, original cast members Kimberly Guerrero (Johnna), Marian Mayberry (Karen), Sally Murphy (Ivy), and Troy West (Deon) rejoin the production.

The show, which won the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, is directed by Anna D. Shapiro, who won the Tony for her work.

Ashley was nominated for her performances in Barefoot in the Park and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Her other Broadway credits include Enchanted April, Agnes of God Suddenly Last Summer, and Dividing The Estate.

As of February 3, the cast will also include Guy Boyd, John Cullum, Johanna Day, Brian Kerwin, Madeleine Martin, Estelle Parsons, Dee Pelletier, and Frank Wood.