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by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021
Almost 60 years after its debut, Edward Albee’s masterwork Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? will be reinterrogated through a dynamic new Australian lens this month.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2020
The Black Box Performing Arts Center will reopen in October with performances of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, presented in special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2020
The cruel power games within marriage and the truths revealed serve as components of Edward Albeea??s modern classic. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a play about dreams, love and addiction; about everything the relationship is made of.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2020
The Black Box Performing Arts Center had a successful opening weekend of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, presented in special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Nov 26, 2021
Starting a new theatre company is always a challenge, even under the best circumstances. But when the unexpected happened shortly after the founding of Katonah Classic Stage in late 2019, it was a doozy. COVID: The Horror Story to End All Horror Stories.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2021
To start the holiday party season, join George and Martha, two of the wittiest, most cunning characters to ever grace the stage for this special --one night only-- event! KCS will host a benefit reading of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf starring Broadway's own Mark Linn-Baker and Carolyn McCormick.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021
Geffen Playhouse added three new productions to complete its 25th Anniversary Season lineup, it was announced today. Playwright Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? will make its Geffen Playhouse premiere in April 2022, featuring Calista Flockhart (Ally McBeal, Neil LaBute's bash) and Zachary Quinto (Star Trek franchise, The Boys in the Band); A Wicked Soul in Cherry Hill, a new original musical from playwright and Geffen Playhouse The Writers' Room program alum Matt Schatz, will make its world premiere in June 2022; and playwright Fernanda Coppel's King Liz will makes its West Coast premiere in July 2022.
by Stage Tube - May 5, 2022
Geffen Playhouse is presentiing Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by Gordon Greenberg (Guys and Dolls, Irving Berlin's Holiday). Performances for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? have begun and we have a first look at footage.
by Review Roundups - May 4, 2022
See what the critics had to say about Geffen Playhouse's production of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by Gordon Greenberg (Guys and Dolls, Irving Berlin's Holiday).
by Harker Jones - May 3, 2022
Edward Albee’s Tony Award–winning play about discontent and despair in 1960s academia is brought to blazing, blistering life by director Gordon Greenberg at the Geffen Playhouse, its themes and anxieties as relevant as ever on its 60th anniversary. Read our critic's review.
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022
With a new lobby and a new marquee, Theatre Three welcomes patrons “home” to the Norma Young Arena Stage with the great American play, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee. The play is celebrating its 60th Anniversary this year, coinciding with Theatre Three's 60th Anniversary Season.
by Nicole Rosky - May 12, 2020
Today (May 12) in live streaming: It's the Day of the Show Y'all with Spencer Glass, Ken Davenport chats with James Snyder and so much more!
by BWW Special - Mar 9, 2020
Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for March 9-15, 2020.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2020
Today, a digital lottery for Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? starring two-time Tony Award and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf, Rupert Everett, 2019 Olivier Award winner Patsy Ferran, and Russell Tovey was announced. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello and opens officially on Thursday, April 9, at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street).
by Michael Major - Mar 28, 2022
The video pays tribute to performances in films including Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966), Opening Night (1977), Mommie Dearest (1981), Annie (1982), Frances (1982), and Misery (1990) and is dedicated to the memory of Cenza’s late grandmother, Nancy M. Citarella, who introduced her to these characters.
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 26, 2022
4th Wall Theatre Company, Houston’s home for extraordinary performances up close, is proud to present the Houston Premiere production of the explosive Pulitzer Prize Finalist play GLORIA by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2020
Alice Ripley went live on Instagram this weekend and performed a one-woman Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? while wearing a onesie.
by Alan Henry - Mar 21, 2020
The producers of the Broadway revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? announced today that the production will not open when Broadway resumes performances, due to ensuing cast scheduling conflicts amid the shutdown.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2022
Continuing the 2022 season, City Theatre Austin has announced the full-production stage presentation of Edward Albee's award-winning play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?. Described as “an extraordinarily brilliant play,” this riveting, revealing, biting, and almost shattering examination of marriage and family is one of the most successful plays in modern American theatre and all too rarely produced in Austin.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2022
Savannah Rep announced today that it will present On Beckett, conceived and performed by Bill Irwin (Fool Moon, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, 2005 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play), as its 2022 Season opener.
by - Mar 16, 2022
Today's top stories include new queens joining Six, casting for the National Tour of Wicked, and more! Plus, casting has been announced for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at Geffen Playhouse, which will star Zachary Quinto, Aimee Carrero, Calista Flockhart, and Graham Phillips.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022
The cast includes Aimee Carrero (The Portuguese Kid, What Rhymes with America) as Honey, Calista Flockhart (Ally McBeal, Neil LaBute’s bash) as Martha, Graham Phillips (13: The Musical, The Good Wife) as Nick and Zachary Quinto (Star Trek franchise, The Boys in the Band) as George. 
by Alan Henry - Mar 11, 2020
BroadwayWorld has learned that an usher working at the Booth Theatre has tested positive for Coronavirus and has been quarantined.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2020
Today's top stories: select Broadway shows (To Kill a Mockingbird, West Side Story, The Lehman Trilogy, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and The Book of Mormon) will be just $50 through March 29!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2022
Madison Lyric Stage announced that its 2022 mainstage will include: a double bill of Kurt Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins and Benjamin Britten’s Curlew River in May; the Stephen Sondheim musical Sweeney Todd in June, Stephen Schwartz’s musical Pippin in July, and Edward Albee’s play Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in September. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2022
At the request of Dallas Fire Rescue, Theatre Three will be cancelling preview performances of “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” this weekend and the Monday night performance (June 9-June 13).
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2020
The current COVID -19 crisis has had a devastating effect on the performing arts. Broadway has shut down, and the ban on gatherings in New York extends to all other performance spaces as well, including the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell, home to the Bergen County Players (BCP) since 1949. The show must go on(line) and, luckily, streaming video makes that possible.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2022
Due to obstacles that are beyond Theatre Three's control, the theatre must postpone the opening of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? originally scheduled to open Thursday, June 16. While the production is ready and the building is up-to-date on safety protocols, the theatre is enduring the consequences of a larger issue regarding the scheduling of necessary inspections.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 24, 2020
Two River Theater will continue their series of online benefit play readings with On Borrowed Time, a live two-act event; Act 1 on Wednesday, August 5 and Act 2 with a live Q&A with the artists on Thursday, August 6 at 7:00PM EDT.
by Barry Lenny - Jan 31, 2022
This is one of the better productions of this play that I have reviewed.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2022
The Old Globe announced today that it will present On Beckett, conceived and performed by Bill Irwin (Broadway’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, 2005 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play; Waiting for Godot), as part of its 2022 Season.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2022
Joining the previously announced Sir David Suchet (Poirot, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, All My Sons), Louise Dearman (Wicked, Evita) and Celinde Schoenmaker (Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera) is John Owen-Jones, the youngest actor to play the role of Jean Valjean in Les Misérables and a record holder for the number of performances as Phantom in Phantom of the Opera. He will take on the role of Lorenzo.
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2022
The funny and darkly unsettling duo welcomes you into their living room, along with young couple Honey and Nick. But with every drink poured, George and Martha’s takedowns get more and more heated until the conversation descends into all-out marital warfare. How far can they go before this raucous night spills over?
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 11, 2021
A strong opening for the new year, Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents Red Folder, the third of six productions debuting on its Steppenwolf NOW virtual stage.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2020
Hot on the heels of a successful, reduced-capacity run of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, the performing artists of Englewood, NJ's Black Box Performing Arts Center are offering an eclectic array of live entertainment between December 5 and 23, with details, tickets, and safety/health protocol information available anytime at www.blackboxpac.com!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 20, 2020
Fall into the exciting new original series and A-list blockbuster movies arriving this September on HBO Max.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2021
Invictus Theatre Company today announced its fifth season of plays, which will open with Shakespeare’s HAMLET, to run October 21 through November 21, 2021. The season will include the 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner RUINED, by Lynn Nottage, from February 17 to March 20; and Edward Albee’s WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF from May 12 to June 12.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022
Invictus Theatre Founding Artistic Director Charles Askenaizer today announced full casting for the company’s season closing production of Edward Albee’s WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?. In this four-character drama that is often as wickedly funny as it is heartbreaking, two married couples battle with their spouses and each other over an alcohol-fueled night in a small, overstuffed living room. The tension the characters feel in these close quarters will be conveyed to the audience in Askenaizer’s storefront production in the 40-seat Reginald Vaughn Theatre at 1106 W. Thorndale, Chicago. 
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 8, 2020
Today, she's continuing the series at the Booth Theatre to break down Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?!
by BWW Staff - Apr 4, 2022
Los Angeles is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Coming up in April, we've got a Tony Award winning greek epic musical tragedy, a smash Broadway musical comedy, a deeply rich dramatic work from and starring Los Angeles favorite Holland Taylor, and more. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
Geffen Playhouse is presenting Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by Gordon Greenberg and starring Zachary Quinto, Calista Flockhart, Graham Phillips & Aimee Carrero. Check out the first photos from the production.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
Yale Repertory Theatre has announced its 2022–23 season of four plays. The season will begin with Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, running October 6–29. James Bundy, who directed Albee’s A Delicate Balance at Yale Rep in 2010, will stage this new production of the explosively comedic and harrowingly profound masterpiece. 
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022
Get a first look at photos from the inaugural Boundless Tuesdays installation series from Boundless Theater (A Stage Without Borders), featuring David James Parr’s play Eleanor Rigby Is Waiting and live music performance from singer-songwriter Hadiza Dockeray and her band.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 18, 2022
Two more weekends! City Theatre continues the 2022 spring theatre season with Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Edward Albee's acclaimed stage play. April 21 – May 1 at Trinity Street Playhouse.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation’s premier ensemble theater company, is opening its stunning new in-the-round Ensemble Theater in Honor of Helen Zell with ensemble member Yasen Peyankov’s extraordinarily funny and lyrical adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Seagull, April 28–June 12, 2022.
by Michael Major - Apr 11, 2022
In a 'Cut for Time' sketch from Saturday Night Live, host Jake Gyllenhaal parodied Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? in 'Dinner With the Dean.' The sketch features Chloe Fineman and Andrew Dismukes as a young couple who's dinner with the dean (Gyllenhaal) and his wife (Cecily Strong) takes an uncomfortable turn.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? have their been?
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? has had 8 productions including Broadway which opened in 1962, Broadway which opened in 1976, Broadway which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2012, West End which opened in 2017, Broadway which opened in 2020 and which opened in 2020.

What other awards has Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? been nominated for?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Edward AlbeeOutstanding Revival (Drama Desk Awards) and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Richard Kelton.

What other awards has Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? won?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Edward Albee Outstanding Revival (Drama Desk Awards) Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Richard Kelton.

What productions of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? have their been?
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? has had 8 productions including Broadway which opened in 1962, Broadway which opened in 1976, Broadway which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2005, Broadway which opened in 2012, West End which opened in 2017, Broadway which opened in 2020 and which opened in 2020.

What awards has Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? been nominated for?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Edward AlbeeOutstanding Revival (Drama Desk Awards) and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Richard Kelton.

What awards has Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? won?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Edward Albee Outstanding Revival (Drama Desk Awards) Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Richard Kelton.