Testing an idea that every unhappy family is histrionic in its own way, John Wells directs Tracy Letts' adaptation of his own prize-studded 2007 play. Here's what happens when a venomous, painkiller-addled matriarch (Meryl Streep) and her three willful adult daughters (Julia Roberts, Juliette Lewis, Julianne Nicholson) reluctantly reconvene in their stuffy Oklahoma homestead: The place boils over with scandalous family secrets, bellicose recriminations, and possible Oscar nominations. Owing much to the dysfunctional-family tradition of Great American dramaturgy — it seems worth noting that Letts himself has performed in Edward Albee's boozy... More >>>