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  • AudioFile Magazine

    Outrageously funny...and touching.
  • Publishers Weekly

    At its heart is Mama Violet, played to shrewish perfection by Deanna Dunagan...the reactions and interactions of the excellent cast are just as well developed and delivered.

Cast & creative team


  • Jean Fordham
    Tara Lynne Barr
  • Barbara Fordham
    Shannon Cochran
  • Ivy Weston
    Rosemarie DeWitt
  • Violet Weston (Tony Award®, Best Leading Actress)
    Deanna Dunagan
  • Johnna Monevata
    Kimberly Guerrero
  • Charlie Aiken
    Francis Guinan
  • Sheriff Deon Gilbeau
    Scott Jaeck
  • Little Charles
    Ron Livingston
  • Steve Heidebrecht
    Robert Maffia
  • Karen Weston
    Mariann Mayberry
  • Beverly Weston
    Robert Pine
  • Mattie Fae Aiken (Tony Award®, Best Featured Actress)
    Rondi Reed
  • Bill Fordham
    David Warshofsky


  • Tracy Letts
  • Bart DeLorenzo