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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By bg this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Archived copy as title. A film version of the play was released in from Lionsgate.

They soon begin a relationship that takes place almost entirely within the increasingly claustrophobic confines of her motel room. A Play Tracy Letts Snippet view – Friedkin described the film as “the most intense piece of work I’ve ever done”.

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My favorite thing about this is that you do not know how much of the story is reality and how much of it is all in the characters’ heads. An ensemble member at the Steppenwolf Theater, Tracy Letts is an actor, director, and playwright, who has appeared in several motion pictures and television shows in addition to his stage credits.


Amanda Plummer resigned from the Off-Broadway premiere 24 hours before its February 21 start date. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: Bug is a play by American playwright Tracy Letts. Now Published Musicals Pulitzer Winners. Buckle up and brace letst —NY Times. Men Women Total Cast.

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Most of the play takes place in a seedy motel room. Northwestern University PressDec 4, – Drama – 93 pages. Obie Award for plays.

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 in Drama. Optional Materials Cast Recordings. Selected pages Title Page.

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Lionsgate wanted to cast 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. Peter begins to rant about the war in Iraq, UFOs, the Oklahoma City bombings, cult suicides, and then secret government experiment on soldiers, of which he believes he is a victim.


Snippet view – Account Options Sign in. Friedkin contacted Tracy Letts after having seen the play, and they cooperated on a screen adaptation. It was adapted into a film inwith Letts writing the screenplay and Michael Shannon reprising his role as Peter.

scrjpt Bug at the Internet Off-Broadway Database. Common terms and phrases Aggie agnes and peter agnes: At first, she lets Peter sleep platonically on her floor, but not long after she promotes him to the bed.