PHOTO CALL: Uta Hagen Celebrates Her 80th B-day With Virginia Woolf Cast

News   PHOTO CALL: Uta Hagen Celebrates Her 80th B-day With Virginia Woolf Cast At left, Uta Hagen spoke at her special birthday bash Nov. 14. At right, her Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? castmates Matthew Broderick and Jonathan Pryce.

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At left, Uta Hagen spoke at her special birthday bash Nov. 14. At right, her Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? castmates Matthew Broderick and Jonathan Pryce. In celebration of her 80th birthday, Hagen, alongside Broderick, Mia Farrow and Pryce, read the play, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf for the benefit of Hagen's HB Playwrights Foundation & Theatre.

In the premiere 1962 staging of Edward Albee's award-wining play, Hagen created the role of Martha, taking home that season's Tony Award for Best Actress. The critically acclaimed play involves a middle-aged couple, George and Martha, who invite a younger professor, Nick, and his wife, Honey, over for an evening that turns into a night of drunken game games-playing.