Elizabeth Ashley joins ‘August’ cast

Actress to play Mattie Fae Aiken

Elizabeth Ashley will join the cast of “August: Osage County” on Feb. 3, playing Mattie Fae Aiken, the bullheaded sister of the Weston family matriarch.

She is replacing Rondi Reed, who won a featured actress Tony for her portrayal.

Ashley’s long list of legit credits includes roles in eight Tennessee Williams plays. She won a Tony for “Take Her, She’s Mine” and was nommed for “Barefoot in the Park” and “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.”

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