He acted in the stage productions of "The Pillowman" and "The Well-Appointed Room" at the Steppenwolf Theater Company in Chicago, Illinois.
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[re August: Osage County
(2013)] It was my decision to follow Barbara [daughter played by Julia Roberts
] outside of the house at the end of the film, which is different from how the play ends...I want to correct that. The play ends with Violet alone in the house, and her daughters have left. That's how the movie ends, too. We made a decision that we're going to see more of what happens a little ...
He was awarded the 2008 Tony Award for Best Original Play, "August: Osage County" performed first at the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago and at the Imperial Theater in New York City.