August: Osage County Charity Screening
Thursday, December 5, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)
A special benefit screening of August: Osage County – based on the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play – will be an event benefiting two Los Angeles-based non-profit organizations:
Children Mending Hearts + The Episcopal School of Los Angeles
Marilyn & John Wells | Lysa & Grant Heslov
Lisa Amster | Kelly & Edward Atterton | Nichol Carlson | Sara Ell | Carlota Espinosa
Quinn & Bryan Ezralow | Christos Garkinos | Eve & Billy Gerber | Marg Helgenberger
Felicity Huffman & William H. Macy | Kevin Huvane | Dylan Kendall | Mark Kress | Jordan Lichtman
Kelly & Ron Meyer | Dermot Mulroney | Terri New | Julianne Nicholson | Nancy Redd
Taylor Richards | Loree Rodkin | Keri Selig | Julia Sorkin | Kelly & Nick Styne | Emmy Rossum
Lena Wald & Jon Fries | Liane & Richard Weintraub | Dawn Wilcox | Noah Wyle
6:30PM COCKTAIL RECEPTION | 7:30PM FILM SCREENING
FOLLOWED BY Q&A WITH SPECIAL GUEST MODERATOR
SELECT CAST + CREW WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE
*Dress is cocktail chic | Valet parking at theater
August: Osage County
Directed by John Wells | Screenplay by Tracy Letts
Produced by George Clooney | Grant Heslov | Jean Doumanian | Steve Traxler
Meryl Streep | Julia Roberts | Ewan McGregor | Chris Cooper | Abigail Breslin
Benedict Cumberbatch | Juliette Lewis | Margo Martindale | Dermot Mulroney
Julianne Nicholson | Sam Shepard | Misty Upham
August: Osage County is a Weinstein Company production based on the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play by Tracy Letts. It tells the dark, hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. Letts’ play made its Broadway debut in December 2007 after premiering at Chicago’s legendary Steppenwolf Theatre earlier that year. It continued with a successful international run and five Tony Awards in 2008.
*CMH is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization. Your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. For tax purposes, only $275 of the above-stated ticket price is tax deductible. The balance of $25 represents the estimated value of food and beverage provided per person at the event.
ESLA was founded in 2010 to educate ethical leaders for the 21st Century. An urban middle and high school, 6-9th grade (6-12th by 2017) in the heart of Hollywood. ESLA lives in the tension between tradition and innovation, devoted to a liberal arts program as well as a rigorous science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum. Ethics and public service are blended throughout our academic life. ESLA is a school built for pioneers and leaders, for risk takers and deep thinkers who want to live lives of purpose. Unlike any other school, 70% of our students receive full (30%) or partial financial aid. Full-pay families are devoted to being a part of a school that reflects the face of the City of Los Angeles both ethnically and socioeconomically.
CMH, founded by Lysa Heslov in 2008, is dedicated to empowering disadvantaged youth through educational and arts programs that build empathy and global citizenry. Through after school classes and arts exchange workshops, CMH actively engages US youth in global children’s causes where they can positively impact the life of another child.
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