The American playwright was the author of over 30 plays including Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Three Tall Women, and A Delicate Balance.
Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Edward Albee, the author of dozens of plays, member of the Dramatists Guild Council, and president of the Edward F. Albee Foundation, was born March 12, 1928. He was awarded the Gold Medal in Drama from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1980 and in 1996 received the Kennedy Center Honors and the National Medal of Arts. Albee passed away September 16, 2016.
His play Three Tall Women makes its Broadway debut this season starring Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Alison Pill, at the Golden Theatre. Additionally, The Signature Theatre production of Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo recently extended a second time, now playing through March 25.
Flip through some of Albee's stage highlights below:
Remembering Edward Albee: A Look Back at Some of His Work