Edward Albee News

Date of Birth: March 12, 1928 (89)
Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA
Gender: Male
Pulitzer Prize Winner DISGRACED Comes to Black Box PACPulitzer Prize Winner DISGRACED Comes to Black Box PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center (BBPAC) continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of Ayad Akhtar's Disgraced in the heart of Teaneck, New Jersey - just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge. (more...)

REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival Makes New Home at the Vineyard with Daphne Rubin-Vega as SpokespersonREBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival Makes New Home at the Vineyard with Daphne Rubin-Vega as Spokesperson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Developing Artists, in a new partnership with Vineyard Theatre, brings its REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival to a new home at Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.) with performances Thursday, July 27th through Saturday, August 5th. (more...)

Ronald Rand to Host Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & NobleRonald Rand to Host Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

On July 12th, 6-7pm - International Goodwill Cultural Ambassador/performing artist Ronald Rand will be joined by legendary film star Brian Cox, stage and screen actress Nicole Ansari, one of America's greatest sculptors Carolyn D. Palmer, singer extraordinaire Julie Budd, Encompass New Opera Theatre artistic director Nancy Rhodes, Broadway and film director Michael Pressman, historian Louise Hirschfeld, and legendary portrait painter Everett Raymond Kinstler for an exciting panel discussion about creativity in film, theater, music and art at Barnes & Noble-Union Square, 33 East 17th Street, NYC. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega Announced as REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival SpokespersonDaphne Rubin-Vega Announced as REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival Spokesperson
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Developing Artists, in a new partnership with Vineyard Theatre, brings its REBEL VERSES Youth Arts Festival to a new home at Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.) with performances Thursday, July 27th through Saturday, August 5th. (more...)

Stone's Throw Productions Presents DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEAStone's Throw Productions Presents DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2017

Battered, bruised, and desperate for connection, Danny and Roberta collide in a grimy bar in the Bronx. As they battle their pasts and each other, they must decide if they dare to lower their defenses and risk truly being seen. From the playwright of Doubt and Outside Mullingar, Danny and the Deep Blue Sea is a violent, funny, and intimate portrait of two broken people fumbling toward hope. (more...)

Sally Field to Discuss Storied Career, Tennessee Williams and More in ProvincetownSally Field to Discuss Storied Career, Tennessee Williams and More in Provincetown
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Producer Rick Murray has added award-winning actress Sally Field to the star-studded lineup of the 2017 Cabaret Series. (more...)

Jonah Bokaer Choreography presents OCCUPANTJonah Bokaer Choreography presents OCCUPANT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

On June 15 Jonah Bokaer Choreography will be presenting OCCUPANT and Study For Occupant for their Hudson Premiere. This will be Jonah's third performance run at Melissa Auf Der Maur's Basilica Hudson: OCCUPANT is a trio for three dancers performed by Tal Adler-Arieli, Sara Procopio, Betti Rollo), preceded by a Jonah Bokaer solo, Study For Occupant, both with scenic collaborations with Daniel Arsham. Minimal and mesmerizing, these works were inspired by the Edward Albee play of the same name. OCCUPANT, has been presented worldwide including The Fabric Workshop & Museum in Philadelphia; The Spoleto Festival in Italy; The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami; and the Monodramas Festival of Luxembourg. Multimedia collaborators for this work include scenographer Arsham, sound designer Jesse Stiles, dramaturg Gavin Kroeber, and composer Ryoji Ikeda (Dataplex). (more...)

Pulitzer Prize-Winning SWEAT To Play Final Broadway Performance, 6/25Pulitzer Prize-Winning SWEAT To Play Final Broadway Performance, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

It has just been reported that Sweat, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lynn Nottage, directed by Kate Whoriskey, will close on Sunday, June 25. (more...)

Diverse Cast to Bring WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Life at Pulse Theatre ChicagoDiverse Cast to Bring WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? to Life at Pulse Theatre Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Pulse Theatre Chicago, a non-Equity professional theatre, will feature a diverse cast in its upcoming production of Edward Albee's classic drama 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' The production runs August 4-20 at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago. (more...)

The 7th Annual Elly Awards to Honor Carolyn B. Maloney, Daryl Roth, and Mariska HargitayThe 7th Annual Elly Awards to Honor Carolyn B. Maloney, Daryl Roth, and Mariska Hargitay
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

The Women's Forum of New York will present The 7th Annual Elly Awards Luncheon benefiting The Education Fund of the Women's Forum on Monday, June 19th at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. (more...)

Afraid of VIRGINIA WOOLF?  Not at the Belmont, but Maybe Elsewhere?Afraid of VIRGINIA WOOLF? Not at the Belmont, but Maybe Elsewhere?
by Marakay Rogers - Jun 9, 2017

A recent successful local production of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF is almost overshadowed by the discovery that Edward Albee's greatest play is racially restricted. (more...)

PTP/NYC at Atlantic Stage 2 presents Howard Barker's PITY IN HISTORY & Tom Stoppard's ARCADIAPTP/NYC at Atlantic Stage 2 presents Howard Barker's PITY IN HISTORY & Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 31st repertory season, its 11th consecutive in New York City, running July 11 - August 6, 2017 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

Horton Foote's THE TRAVELING LADY Begins Tonight at Cherry LaneHorton Foote's THE TRAVELING LADY Begins Tonight at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

A friendly reminder! Cherry Lane Theatre's Founder's Project will celebrate 100 years of Horton Foote as they present, in a co-production with La Femme Theatre Productions, The Traveling Lady, directed by Austin Pendleton. The Traveling Lady will begin performances tonight, June 7, and will open on June 22 running through July 16, 2017 at Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) in Greenwich Village. (more...)

Ford's Theatre Sets Records with 2016-17, Featuring COME FROM AWAY and MoreFord's Theatre Sets Records with 2016-17, Featuring COME FROM AWAY and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Ford's Theatre Society announced that it set revenue and attendance records with its 2016-2017 theatrical season, which included the musicals Come From Away and Ragtime, productions of A Christmas Carol and Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and the one-act play One Destiny. More than 153,000 patrons attended performances, and ticket sales brought in more than $6 million, making 2016-2017 the highest attended and highest grossing theatrical season in Ford's Theatre history. (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Doesn't SWEAT the Small Stuff with Tony-Nominee Johanna DayThe Broadwaysted Podcast Doesn't SWEAT the Small Stuff with Tony-Nominee Johanna Day
by Broadwaysted - Jun 7, 2017

We're so excited to kick off our Tony week by getting Broadwaysted with Johanna Day, the Tony-nominated star of SWEAT! We're all pouring out...water (pace yourselves for Tony week, kids!) while Johanna gushes about her experience in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play...and why she's a Pulitzer Prize Good Luck Charm! We discuss seeing plays adapted into films, Johanna's incredible career (Tony nominee for PROOF, the all-star cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, the game-changing AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY...I mean, come on!), and how the acting process evolves over time. (more...)

fortyfivedownstairs Presents Louris van de Geer's THE LOOKING GLASSfortyfivedownstairs Presents Louris van de Geer's THE LOOKING GLASS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

MOTHER, FATHER and CHILD live their lives the way lives are lived, until one day CHILD lies down on his stomach and refuses to get up. (more...)

PITY IN HISTORY and ARCADIA to Play in Rep at PTP/NYCPITY IN HISTORY and ARCADIA to Play in Rep at PTP/NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

PTP/NYC (Potomac Theatre Project), in association with Middlebury College, proudly presents its 31st repertory season, its 11th consecutive in New York City, running July 11 - August 6, 2017 in a limited Off-Broadway engagement at The Atlantic Stage 2, located at 330 West 16th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. (more...)

University of Mississippi Library Launches Theatrical ArchiveUniversity of Mississippi Library Launches Theatrical Archive
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Curators of the Mamie and Ellis Nassour Arts and Entertainment Collection at the University of Mississippi have created a unique archive to honor the late actress Marian Seldes and the Actors Fund of America, the latter for its generous donations of theatrical memorabilia. (more...)

62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, Full List of 2017 Winners!62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, Full List of 2017 Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2017

The 62nd Annual Drama Desk Awards, hosted by Michael Urie, were held at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) tonight, June 4th. (more...)

Bid to Visit the Set of GAME OF THRONES, See Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN, COME FROM AWAY and More to Benefit Playwrights HorizonsBid to Visit the Set of GAME OF THRONES, See Broadway's DEAR EVAN HANSEN, COME FROM AWAY and More to Benefit Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons has opened its 2017 Online Auction. (more...)

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