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Edward Albee, Trenchant Playwright for a Desperate Era, Dies at 88

New York Times - 16 Sep 2016
Edward Albee, widely considered the foremost American playwright of his generation, whose psychologically astute and piercing dramas explored the contentiousness of intimacy, the gap between self-delusion and truth and the roiling desperation beneath ...
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Earle Hyman Dies: Veteran Broadway Actor, Cosby TV Dad Was 91

Deadline - 19 Nov 2017
In the original 1980 Broadway production of Edward Albee's The Lady From Dubuque, a play that left the critics and audiences baffled, Hyman played a soft-spoken, karate-chopping enforcer and partner to Irene Worth's canny Angel of Death. The role ...
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Review: Albee shocker somehow seems tamer in new Soulpepper staging

Digital Journal - 16 Nov 2017
Martin seems to be at the top of his world at the beginning of Albee's one-act play – he has just won the Pritzker Prize, the architecture world's highest honour, and been hired to design a new city in the American Midwest. His twenty-two-year marriage ...
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John W. Borek to present Edward Albee's 'Occupant'

Monroe County Post - 09 Nov 2017
John W. Borek will present “Occupant” by Edward Albee at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 30-Dec. 2 and 2 p.m. on Dec. 3 at Multi-use Community Cultural Center, 142 Atlantic Ave., Rochester. The story of New York sculptor Louise Nevelson's artistic, spiritual and ...
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Tom Kirdahy and Terrence McNally: An Immediate, and Lasting, Need

New York Times - 15 Nov 2017
During the panel, which included Edward Albee and Lanford Wilson, the two shared a laugh. Then an intentional look. “Towards the end of the evening a dear friend told me, 'You're going to end up with him,' ” Mr. Kirdahy said. She was right. The pair ...
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The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? examines bleating heart liberals

NOW Magazine - 13 Nov 2017
Edward Albee's darkly comedic play is a litmus test for liberalism. We may strive to be open-minded, but are there lines we're not willing to cross? In this case, the line concerns fidelity and desire. Martin (Albert Schultz) is a wildly successful ...
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Meet the 'most unloved woman in New York'

New York Post - 02 Nov 2017
And no, she says, although some assumed otherwise: Edward Albee's play wasn't about bestiality. “Edward would never call the goat a metaphor, [but] it stands for something huge in the human experience,” Ruehl says. “A lot of people walked away from ...
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Play review: Towering performances at Heartland

Bloomington Pantagraph - 07 Nov 2017
Rhys Lovell directs an elegant, thought-provoking production of Edward Albee's "Three Tall Women" at Heartland Theatre Company. It's a show in which there's not much action and yet, by the end, it feels as if everything has happened. The set-up, on ...
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Shepard and Albee Take the Stage and Screen at Guild Hall

East Hampton Star - 09 Nov 2017
The National Theatre's current production of “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” by Edward Albee, like Shepard a recently deceased giant of the American theater, will have an encore screening at Guild Hall on Saturday at 7 p.m.. Albee's Tony Award ...

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