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A Troubled World in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, playing January 7 through March 6 in The Singleton Theatre, examines the human capacity for denial and fantasy through the intense and troubled marriage of a university couple, George and Martha. The play begins as they return from a party hosted by Martha’s father, the president of the […]

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Virginia Woolf: Searching for truth amid life’s illusions

  By Joanne Ostrow Imagine the audience’s shock in 1962 when Edward Albee’s first full-length play had its Broadway debut: On the set of a bland living room, the crude baiting and vicious game-playing of a middle-aged married couple unfolds like a prizefight. The devastating language, brutal wit and merciless puncturing of illusions— it was […]

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Deeper Dive: A closer look at Edward Albee’s ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’

Note: In this daily series, we are taking a deeper dive into the nine titles recently announced on the DCPA Theatre Company’s 2020-21 season. In the video above, DCPA Theatre Company Artistic Director Chris Coleman talks about Edward Albee’s ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ ‘It is like a brilliant, dazzling, funny train wreck’ Written by: […]

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Thoughts on Edward Albee and his ‘Three Tall Women’

Firehouse Theater production brings you fact to face with … yourself