PHOTO CALL: Boston Gets a Bit Afraid as Virginia Woolf Begins Pre-Broadway Run

News   PHOTO CALL: Boston Gets a Bit Afraid as Virginia Woolf Begins Pre-Broadway Run Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, considered one of the great ground-breaking dramas of the contemporary American stage, is receiving a revival from some of Broadway's top-tier producers. The production is currently playing an try-out engagement at Boston's Wilbur Theatre.
From Top: Kathleen Turner; Mireille Enos and David Harbour in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
From Top: Kathleen Turner; Mireille Enos and David Harbour in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Originally produced on Broadway in 1962, the work receieved Best Play honors from both the New York Drama Critics and the Tony Awards. The play, which focuses on the disintegrating fabric of a marriage fueled by alcohol and rage, went on to become a staple of the American canon.

At left, Kathleen Turner hones her chops as Martha, while Mireille Enos and David Harbour portray Honey and Nick. Below, Turner indulges in one of the play's more comical moments with Bill Irwin, who portrays George.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is directed by Anthony Page, with costumes by Jane Greenwood, lighting by Peter Kaczorowski and sound design by Mark Bennett. The production plays in Boston through March 6, before beginning previews at Broadway's Longacre Theatre on March 12.

Photos by Carol Rosegg


Kathleen Turner and Bill Irwin in <i>Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?</i>
Kathleen Turner and Bill Irwin in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
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