Edward Albee News

Date of Birth: March 12, 1928 (88)
Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA
Gender: Male
Colman Domingo Will Host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists LuncheonColman Domingo Will Host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

Colman Domingo will host Vineyard Theatre's Annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Thursday, June 30 from noon-2pm at The Gander (15 West 18th Street) in Manhattan. The event will feature the presentation of the 2016 Susan Stroman Directing Award to Lee Sunday Evans (D DEB DEBBIE DEBORAH, A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN NOVEMBER...). (more...)

BWW Review: SIGNATURE PLAYS: THE SANDBOX, DROWNING, FUNNYHOUSE OF A NEGRO,  Looking Back At An Absurdist TrioBWW Review: SIGNATURE PLAYS: THE SANDBOX, DROWNING, FUNNYHOUSE OF A NEGRO, Looking Back At An Absurdist Trio
by Michael Dale - May 25, 2016

Signature Theatre presents a program of one-acts by Edward Albee, Maria Irene Fornes and Adrienne Kennedy. (more...)

SIGNATURE PLAYS Gets One-Week Extension at Signature TheatreSIGNATURE PLAYS Gets One-Week Extension at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Signature Theatre has announced a one week extension for Signature Plays, which revisits the work of three Legacy playwrights with Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, and Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro. Directed by Lila Neugebauer (A.R. Gurney's The Wayside Motor Inn), this trio of plays, all produced during their author's original Playwright-in-Residence season and presented together for the first time, celebrates Signature's rich and diverse history over the past quarter century. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of SIGNATURE PLAYSPhoto Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of SIGNATURE PLAYS
by Jennifer Broski - May 23, 2016

Signature Theatre presents Signature Plays: Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro, featuring Frank Wood, Alison Fraser and more.  Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

BWW Review: Albee Exorcises his Demons in THREE TALL WOMEN at convergence-continuumBWW Review: Albee Exorcises his Demons in THREE TALL WOMEN at convergence-continuum
by Roy Berko - May 23, 2016

Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN, a version of which is now on stage at convergence-continuum, has quite a pedigree. In 1994 it won Best Play recognition from the Drama Critics Circle and the Outer Critics Circle, the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play, and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

'NO END OF BLAME' and GOOD Set for PTP/NYC's 30th Season'NO END OF BLAME' and GOOD Set for PTP/NYC's 30th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, presents its 30th repertory season, its 10th consecutive in New York City, running from July 5 - August 7, 2016 in a limited 5-week Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Frank Wood, Alison Fraser & More in SIGNATURE PLAYS at Signature TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Frank Wood, Alison Fraser & More in SIGNATURE PLAYS at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Signature Theatre has unveiled a first look at Signature Plays: Edward Albee's The Sandbox, Maria Irene Fornes' Drowning, Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro, featuring Frank Wood, Alison Fraser and more. Check out photos below! (more...)

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Bill Irwin in LARGELY NEW YORK, 1989Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Bill Irwin in LARGELY NEW YORK, 1989
by Michael Dale - May 17, 2016

Irwin received four Tony nominations in 1989 for his neo-vaudeville adventure. (more...)

Winterfall Theatre to Present WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in JuneWinterfall Theatre to Present WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? in June
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

This June, Edward Albee's classic play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? returns, as ferocious and relevant as ever, to woo a new generation of Melbourne theatre-lovers. The month-long season presents Winterfall Theatre's debut production at their new home at Blackbox Theatre in Kew. (more...)

Photo Coverage: New Dramatists Honor Audra McDonald at 67th Annual Spring Luncheon!Photo Coverage: New Dramatists Honor Audra McDonald at 67th Annual Spring Luncheon!
by Walter McBride - May 13, 2016

New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, just celebrated six-time Tony Award winning actress, Audra McDonald with their 2016 Distinguished Achievement Award at its 67th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special day below! (more...)

Audra McDonald Honored Today at New Dramatists' 2016 Spring LuncheonAudra McDonald Honored Today at New Dramatists' 2016 Spring Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, will celebrate six-time Tony Award winning actress, Audra McDonald with their 2016 Distinguished Achievement Award at its 67th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute. (more...)

Michael Arden-Helmed 'MERRILY', BACHARACH REIMAGINED, Stephen Schwartz and More Slated for The Wallis in 2016-17Michael Arden-Helmed 'MERRILY', BACHARACH REIMAGINED, Stephen Schwartz and More Slated for The Wallis in 2016-17
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Over 300 performances of more than 50 different programs of theater, dance and music featuring local and world-renowned talent are on tap for the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts' 2016/17 season, among them a production of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, helmed by SPRING AWAKENING director Michael Arden. (more...)

SHUFFLE ALONG's George C. Wolfe Receives 2016 Monte Cristo AwardSHUFFLE ALONG's George C. Wolfe Receives 2016 Monte Cristo Award
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center celebrated the 16th annual Monte Cristo Award ceremony with a presentation of the honor to award-winning stage and film director, playwright, and actor George C. Wolfe last night at the Edison Ballroom. The O'Neill annually bestows its Monte Cristo Award on a prominent theater artist whose lifetime work has had an extraordinary impact on American theater. The gala event supports the Center's commitment to developing new work and new artists for the stage. BroadwayWorld brings you an inside look at the evening below! (more...)

Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN Opens 5/20 at Convergence-ContinuumEdward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN Opens 5/20 at Convergence-Continuum
by Louisa Brady - May 8, 2016

convergence-continuum continues its 2016 Season with Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN. Our modern American classic for this season earned a Pulitzer and three Best Play awards for 1994. Edward Albee has, in THREE TALL WOMEN, created a masterwork which follows a feisty 92-year-old woman's reflections on her family, now departed or estranged, and how it has shaped her life, a life filled with a mixture of shame, pleasure, regret, and satisfaction. The three women are 92, 52 and 26 years old. At one point they are three different women, but eventually they become the same women at three different stages of her long and turbulent life. (more...)

Gregory S. Moss's INDIAN SUMMER Starts Next Week at Playwrights HorizonsGregory S. Moss's INDIAN SUMMER Starts Next Week at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

A friendly reminder! Previews begin next Friday, May 13 at 8PM for the Playwrights Horizons world premiere production of Indian Summer, a new play by Gregory S. Moss (Reunion; punkplay; Billy Witch; La Brea; Orange, Hat & Grace; House of Gold). (more...)

L.I.P. Service Theatre Company's THE GOAT OR WHO IS SYLVIA? to Open 5/26L.I.P. Service Theatre Company's THE GOAT OR WHO IS SYLVIA? to Open 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

L.I.P. Service is thrilled to announce their production of Edward Albee's The Goat or, Who is Sylvia? Directed by Shawn Gann and starring Van Quattro, *Morgana Shaw, Garrett Reeves, and Jason Leyva. The performance will premiere at The Rudy Seppy Studio on May 26 at 8:00pm. It will run through June 11 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. (more...)

MTC to Conclude 2015-16 Season with THE INVISIBLE HANDMTC to Conclude 2015-16 Season with THE INVISIBLE HAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Marin Theatre Company closes its 49th Season with Ayad Akhtar's The Invisible Hand. The play had its world premiere at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis in March 2012, and was nominated for the Steinberg/ACTA Best New Play Award that same year. The play was produced at ACT Theatre in Seattle in September 2014, and opened Off-Broadway at the New York Theater Workshop on December 7, 2014. In association with ACT Theatre, Artists Repertory Theatre in Portland presented the play in March 2015. It received both the 2015 Outer Critics Circle Award and the John Gassner Award. Berkeley Rep produced Akhtar's Pulitzer Prize-winning Disgraced this past fall, to great acclaim. (more...)

JIMMY DEAN, JIMMY DEAN Next Up for ACT 1 at Darkhorse TheaterJIMMY DEAN, JIMMY DEAN Next Up for ACT 1 at Darkhorse Theater
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 27, 2016

Melissa Williams, longtime Nashville theater veteran, directs the final show of ACT 1's 2015-16 season – Ed Graczyk's Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean – running at Darkhorse Theater May 6-21. (more...)

Marin Theatre Company Extends ANNE BOLEYN Through May 15Marin Theatre Company Extends ANNE BOLEYN Through May 15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Marin Theatre Company continues its 49th Season with Howard Brenton's ANNE BOLEYN. (more...)

Tickets to PRIVATE MANNING GOES TO WASHINGTON at Edinburgh Fringe Festival Now on SaleTickets to PRIVATE MANNING GOES TO WASHINGTON at Edinburgh Fringe Festival Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The Representatives this August will bring one of their hyper-intimate, socially relevant theatrical experiences abroad, as they premiere their latest production, Private Manning Goes to Washington, at the 2016 International Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. Tickets are now on sale https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=edfringe.com#q=%22Private%20Manning%20Goes%20to%20Washington%22. (more...)

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