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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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Review: Is Edward Albee 'At Home at the Zoo'? You Bet He Is

New York Times - 22 Feb 2018
Was there ever a more terrifying opening line, in a play or in life, than “We should talk”? Well, maybe. For those who recognize it, “I've been to the zoo” is at least as ominous. They are the words with which Edward Albee greeted the world in his ...
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Edward Albee's Powerful Three Tall Women Makes Its Broadway Debut

Vanity Fair - 12 Mar 2018
Among the most autobiographical of Edward Albee's plays, Three Tall Women makes its Broadway debut this spring. The production—directed by Joe Mantello and produced by Scott Rudin—is an all-star trifecta, featuring Alison Pill, Laurie Metcalf, and ...
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Signature Gala to Celebrate Life and Career of Edward Albee

TheaterMania.com - 09 Mar 2018
Signature Theatre will celebrate the life of late playwright Edward Albee at its annual gala, set to take place Monday, March 12, at the Pershing Square Signature Center. The event will honor Michael Rauch, former president of the Signature board of ...
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'Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo' Review: The Rest of the Story

Wall Street Journal - 22 Feb 2018
Edward Albee hit the theatrical jackpot on his first try with “The Zoo Story,” a two-man, one-act play that opened off Broadway in 1960, ran for a year and a half, and made its 32-year-old author famous overnight. But Albee was never quite satisfied ...
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'The Party' has great cast, somewhat negligible story

Christian Science Monitor - 23 Feb 2018
February 23, 2018 —Writer-director Sally Potter's “The Party” is a brisk, black-and-white, worst-possible-case dinner party scenario overflowing with good actors and bad vibes. In its themes and tone, it resembles a minor-league distillation of Edward ...
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Paul Sparks talks about 'House of Cards,' Edward Albee play

Newsday - 20 Feb 2018
So he's well-cast as the irksome vagrant Jerry in a new limited-run production of “Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo,” directed by Lila Neugebauer, which opened Off-Broadway at the Pershing Square Signature Center on Feb. 21 and was recently extended ...
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Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo Extends for Second Time

TheaterMania.com - 27 Feb 2018
Signature Theatre has announced a second extension of Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo: Homelife & The Zoo Story. The production, which opened on February 21, will now run through March 25 at the Pershing Square Signature Center. Directed by Drama ...
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Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN Begins Previews Tomorrow

Broadway World - 26 Feb 2018
Previews begin tomorrow, Tuesday, February 27, 2018, for Edward Albee's Three Tall Women. Three Tall Women stars two-time Academy Award-winner Glenda Jackson, Tony Award winner, three-time Emmy Award winner, and 2018 Academy Award nominee Laurie ...
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'Three Tall Women' is a glimpse at playwright Albee's life

Arizona Daily Star - 07 Mar 2018
Edward Albee was not too keen on his mother. The playwright takes her to task in his Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiographical play “Three Tall Women,” on stage at The Rogue Theatre. “The play was deeply personal to him,” says Director Christopher ...
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Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo is Smart Theatre

Times Square Chronicles (press release) - 04 Mar 2018
Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo, now playing at the Signature Theatre, is superbly acted and has so much to say. The evening consists of two plays, the 2004 Homelife and the 1958 play, The Zoo Story. Albee, wanting a companion piece for The Zoo Story ...
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Laurie Metcalf: It's So 'Surreal' to Return to 'Roseanne'

Daily Beast - 22 Mar 2018
Metcalf attended the ceremony in an impressively quick visit to L.A., having done two preview performances of Edward Albee's Three Tall Women on Saturday, then flying cross-country, straight into hair, makeup, and the Oscars ceremony, and then back to ...

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