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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His delusions infect Agnes and the tension mounts as mysterious strangers appear at their door, past events haunt them at every turn and they are attacked by real bugs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Matters become more complicated as Jerry eagerly returns to the woman lehts loves to beat her up, expecting to resume their relationship. On top of that, there’s a hidden bug infestation problem that has both Agnes and Peter dealing with scathing welts and festering sores—which has Peter believing this is the result of experiments conducted on him during his stay at an army hospital.
Selected pages Title Page. Scripr has been a favorite with me lately, and this I didn’t go into this play expecting anything except the possibility of it being disturbing and the hope of it being good. Peter begins to rant about the war in Trac, UFOs, the Oklahoma City bombings, cult suicides, and then secret government experiment on soldiers, of which he believes he is a victim. They soon begin a relationship that takes place almost entirely within the increasingly claustrophobic confines of her motel room.
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 scrkpt Drama. Friedkin described the film as “the most intense piece of work I’ve ever done”. Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
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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. Men Women Total Cast. It was adapted into a film inwith Letts writing the screenplay and Michael Shannon reprising his role as Peter.
Following its London run, the play made its U. Now Published Musicals Pulitzer Winners. It is definitely not for the faint of heart. Views Read Edit View history. Lwtts library Help Advanced Book Search.
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This page was last edited traxy 22 Julyat Friedkin contacted Tracy Letts after having seen the play, and they cooperated on a screen adaptation.
Tony Winners Manuscripts Special Collections. 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. Bug at the Internet Off-Broadway Database. Optional Materials Cast Recordings.
Northwestern University PressDec 4, – Drama – 93 pages. Lionsgate wanted to rtacy an actor with more name recognition, but Friedkin was determined to have Shannon perform in the film, saying he brought a unique quality to the part.
Bug is a play by American playwright Tracy Letts.
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