He has written the following plays:
"Superior Donuts" (2008); Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize Winner "August: Osage County" (2007); Killer Joe; and Pulitzer Prize nominee "Man from Nebraska" (2003).
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[on 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 nominated for a 2005 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "The Dresser" at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois.