An Oregon theater producer claims that Edward Albee's estate refused to grant him the rights to present "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" with a black actor.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in Berkeley: A scorching revival of Albee's Domestic Demolition Derby
The narrative takes place in the pair's on-campus home, after a late-night party that has left them soused before the action
As a coda to his musical monologue on the relationship between playwright and actor, Albee wryly adds, "There's more than
This weekend, just after Edward Albee's death at 88, the Montauk Library displayed books of his prodigious work in theater
The acclaimed playwright was known for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "A Delicate Balance."
Sarah Jessica Parker is a terrific actress. That's what artist Eric Fishl, in his role as Guild Hall's President of the Arts and gala host, said on Tuesday night at the Rainbow Room where the Sex & the City star was being feted for a Lifetime Achievement Award in the Performing Arts.
And theater, too. Most memorable for me was seeing him in Edward Albee's Sylvia, or The Goat, in which he has to tell his wife that he is in love with another, eh, female, that is, eh, another species -- eh, a goat.
First Nighter: Sherie René Scott's "Whorl Inside a Loop," Ken Regan's "Sense of an Ending," Anna Ziegler's "A Delicate Ship"
Actors Silverman and Dellapina, who plays guitar and sings nicely along the way, perform well together, and Westrate has some effective stretches. If on arrival he were to play Nate as less immediately psychotic, Ziegler's script might have a more insinuating dramatic arc.
The subject of Lisa Grunwald and Stephen Adler's book is marriage, which may be why it fills 560 pages and weighs 3.7 pounds. "You won't able to put down," someone said. That was one buffed reader. Me, I could barely pick it up.
To wit, someone asked, the vice president of what company? For me it was an off night at the theater. I don't want my money back. Are you listening Scott Rudin? I'd like a ticket to see it again. Maybe those 25 others would too.