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Edward Albee (1928–2016)

Author of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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Edward Albee was born in Virginia on March 12, 1928. His first produced play, The Zoo Story, opened in Berlin in 1959 before playing at the Provincetown Playhouse in Greenwich Village the following year. In 1960, it won the Vernon Rice Memorial Award. In 1962, his Broadway debut, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, won a Tony Award for best play. It was adapted into a film starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in 1966. He wrote about 30 plays during his lifetime including The Sandbox, The American Dream, The Death of Bessie Smith, All Over, and The Play About the Baby. He won the Pulitzer Prize three times for A Delicate Balance in 1966, Seascape in 1975, and Three Tall Women in 1991. Three Tall Women also received Best Play awards from the New York Drama Critics Circle and Outer Critics Circle. He won another Tony Award for The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? and a Lifetime Achievement Tony Award in 2005. He had died after a short illness on September 16, 2016 at the age of 88. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 4,229 copies, 60 reviews
The American Dream and The Zoo Story 1,131 copies, 9 reviews
Edward Albee's Lolita (Adaptor) 476 copies, 3 reviews
A Delicate Balance 432 copies, 5 reviews
The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? 368 copies, 6 reviews
Three Tall Women 314 copies, 2 reviews
Tiny Alice 272 copies, 2 reviews
Seascape 125 copies, 2 reviews
The Play About The Baby 106 copies, 1 review
Everything in the Garden 81 copies, 2 reviews
All Over 65 copies, 1 review
New York (Foreword) 56 copies, 2 reviews
The Zoo Story 54 copies, 2 reviews
The American Dream 46 copies, 1 review
The Zoo Story (Acting Edition) 44 copies, 1 review
The Zoo Story and Other Plays 39 copies, 2 reviews
Malcolm 20 copies
Marriage Play. 18 copies
Finding the Sun 15 copies
Occupant 11 copies
The Death of Bessie Smith 10 copies, 1 review
The plays 7 copies
Drámák 2 copies
FAM and YAM 2 copies, 1 review
Teatro 2 copies
Marina 1 copy
Box 1 copy
Listening 1 copy
Dramen 1 copy
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Introduction, some editions) 2,653 copies, 27 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 853 copies, 7 reviews
Famous American Plays of the 1950s (Contributor) 151 copies
Writers at Work 03 (Interviewee) 136 copies
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? [1966 film] (Original book) 128 copies, 3 reviews
Plays for Actresses (Contributor) 103 copies, 1 review
A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer (Contributor) 99 copies, 1 review
Louise Nevelson: Atmospheres and Environments (Introduction, some editions) 48 copies, 1 review
Modern and Contemporary Drama (Contributor) 41 copies, 1 review
Thornton Wilder: A Life (Foreword) 39 copies
Best American Plays: Fifth Series, 1957-1963 (Contributor) 37 copies, 1 review
14 great plays (Contributor) 29 copies
Icons & Idols (Preface) 26 copies
Best American Plays: 7th Series, 1967-1973 (Contributor) 21 copies, 1 review
Contemporary one-act plays (Contributor) 15 copies
Shades of Love: Photographs Inspired by the Poems of C. P. Cavafy (Foreword, some editions) 11 copies, 2 reviews
Someday: Robert Farber: A Retrospective (Foreword, some editions) 6 copies
The Best Plays Theater Yearbook 2007-2008 (Contributor) 5 copies, 1 review
The Ballad of the Sad Café [1991 film] (Original play) 5 copies, 1 review
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