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Time Out Chicago Blog
Superior? Nah, but still pretty great.
It isn’t really fair to call Steppenwolf’s 2008 Tracy Letts season-closer, Superior Donuts, a follow-up to the company’s 2007 Tracy Letts season-closer August: Osage County; Donuts was announced as part of Steppenwolf’s lineup months before August opened...
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Review: Superior Donuts
While the process of artistic creation certainly doesn't function this way, it's tempting to believe Tracy Letts sets the tone for a play by selecting the drugs his principal characters choose to ingest.
UPDATED - MID-DAY June 30
Pulitzer Winner Letts Toasts Chicago With `Superior Donuts': Jeremy Gerard
The counter stools at the run-down coffee shop are red leatherette and the sign listing the varieties of donuts looks as if it's been there for decades. The walls are smudged with age and tagged with an obscenity on the morning after a break-in.
New York Times
So, How Would You Like Your Culture Clash? Joke-Filled or Sugar-Glazed?
Tracy Letts’s “August: Osage County” is a full theatrical meal. His new play, “Superior Donuts,” is a much less ambitious repast.
Chicago Tribune Theater Loop Blog
It ain't another 'August,' but Tracy Letts' 'Superior Donuts' is a tasty bite of Chicago
I'm just going to get it out of the way, right at the top. Tracy Letts' "August: Osage County" won the Pulitzer Prize for drama and the Tony Award for best new play. Numerous Chicagoans have been lashing themselves daily...
'Donuts' a familiar recipe
Letts' followup to 'August' is zesty and ambitious but half-baked
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