Edward Albee & Molly Smith

Playwright Edward Albee - The Edward Albee Foundation

Playwright Edward Albee

The Edward Albee Foundation

Edward Albee & Molly Smith

Edward Albee is one of the most influential living American playwrights today. In his over fifty years of works, he's received numerous awards and the honors keep coming. A new festival of Albee's plays at Washington, DC's Arena Stage...

Edward Albee is one of the most influential living American playwrights today. In his over fifty years of works, he's received numerous awards and the honors keep coming. A new festival of Albee's plays at Washington, DC's Arena Stage may be one of the most eclectic presentations of his work. Albee says he's unaware of any previous undertaking of this type. Among his more revered plays are "A Delicate Balance," "The Zoo Story," "Three Tall Women," and "Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"

Guests

Edward Albee

an American playwright who is best known for "The Zoo Story," "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?," "A Delicate Balance" and "Three Tall Women." He received three Pulitzer Prizes for drama; a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement; the Gold Medal in Drama from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters; as well as the Kennedy Center Honors and the National Medal of Arts.

Molly Smith

the artistic director of Arena Stage in Washington D.C.

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An excerpt from Steppenwolf Theater Company's 2011 production of Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" at Arena Stage is provided and reproduced by kind permission of Steppenwolf Theater Company and Arena Stage. The actors featured are Tracy Letts as George, Amy Morton as Martha, Carrie Coon as Honey and Madison Dirks as Nick. The production runs at Arena Stage through April 10, 2011:

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