Dec 4, Tracy Letts’s tale of love, paranoia, and government conspiracy is a Also, Letts’s screenplay of Bug will soon be filmed, starring Ashley Judd. An ensemble member at the Steppenwolf Theater, Tracy Letts is an actor, director , Also, Letts’s screenplay of Bug will soon be filmed, starring Ashley Judd and. Jun 30, Bug follows two paranoid cocaine addicts, Agnes and Peter, as they spiral Also by Tracy Letts: Bug Cover Image Monologue Collections.
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Now Published Musicals Pulitzer Winners. Lonely cocktail waitress Agnes lives there, hiding from her violent ex-con ex-husband Jerry Goss. Click here for ePlay. On top of that, there’s a hidden bug infestation problem that has both Lettw and Peter dealing with scathing welts and festering sores—which has Peter believing this is the result of experiments conducted on bgu during his stay at an army hospital.
At first, she lets Peter sleep platonically on her floor, but not long after she promotes him to the bed.
They soon begin a relationship that takes place almost entirely within the increasingly claustrophobic confines of her motel room. Resources Author Bios Book Club! Letts has been a favorite with me lately, and this Following its London run, the play made its U. Tracy Letts’s tale of love, paranoia, and government conspiracy is a thought-provoking psycho-thriller csript mixes terror and laughter at a fever pitch. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: Selected tracyy Title Page.
A Play Tracy Letts No preview available – An ensemble member at the Steppenwolf Theater, Tracy Letts is an actor, director, and playwright, who has appeared in several motion pictures and television shows in addition to his stage credits.
He divides his time between New York City and Chicago. No eBook available Amazon. They soon begin a relationship tgacy takes place almost entirely within the increasingly claustrophobic confines of her motel room. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
Friedkin described the film as “the most intense piece of work I’ve ever done”. No petri dish phone rings pick pizza harris pliers pulls R.
Views Read Edit View history. Letts does a brilliant job. Tony Winners Manuscripts Special Collections. Archived from the original on A film version of the play was released in from Lionsgate. Northwestern University PressDec 4, – Drama – 93 pages. She gets involved with Peter, who grows increasingly paranoid about the war in IraqUFOsthe Oklahoma City bombingcult suicidesand then secret government experiments on soldiers — eventually drawing Agnes into his delusions.
Matters become more complicated as Jerry eagerly returns to the woman he loves to beat her up, expecting to resume their relationship.
He divides his time between New York City and Chicago. It is definitely not for the faint of heart.
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Archived copy as title. His most recent play Man From Nebraska was named one of Time magazine’s ten best theater events of and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama. Agnes stays at a hotel in hopes of avoiding her physically abusive ex-husband, Jerry, who was just released from prison.
Peter begins to rant about the war in Iraq, UFOs, the Oklahoma City bombings, cult suicides, and then secret government experiment on soldiers, of which he believes he is letgs victim. My favorite thing about this is that you do not know how much of the story is reality and how much of it is all in the characters’ heads.
Her lesbian biker friend R. Their fears soon escalate to paranoia, conspiracy theories and twisted psychological motives.
Men Women Total Cast. Well, it did pretty well. Obie Award for plays. Retrieved from ” https: His delusions infect Agnes and the tension mounts as mysterious strangers appear at their door, past lettd haunt them at every turn and they are attacked by real bugs. Tracy Letts’s tale of love, paranoia, and government conspiracy is a thought-provoking psycho-thriller that mixes terror and laughter at a fever pitch.
Her lesbian biker friend R. Bug at the Internet Off-Broadway Database. Account Options Sign in. A Play Tracy Letts Snippet view – Snippet view – Buckle up and lrtts yourself…” lettz Times. Friedkin contacted Tracy Letts after having seen the play, and they cooperated on a screen adaptation. His delusions infect Agnes and the tension mounts as lettz strangers appear at their door, past events haunt them at every turn and they are attacked by real bugs.
The play deals with the issues of love, paranoia, conspiracy theoriesand Agnes’ slow descent into insanity under Peter’s influence. This dark comedy takes place in a seedy motel room outside Oklahoma City, where Agnes, a drug-addled cocktail waitress, is hiding from her ex-con ex-husband.