His play, "August: Osage County" was performed 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 ...
His play, "August: Osage County," was awarded the 2010 Back Stage Garland Award for Production in a Steppenwolf Theatre Company production at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California.