Edward Albee to discuss state of theater, Feb. 7
Posted January 31, 2002; 02:11 p.m.
Award-winning playwright Edward Albee will speak at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in McCosh 10.
He will discuss "The Playwright vs. the Theater," focusing on the state of American theater, its problems, its strengths and its future.
Albee has won the Pulitzer Prize in drama three times, for "A Delicate Balance" (1967), "Seascape" (1975) and "Three Tall Women" (1994). He also earned a Tony Award for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" in 1963 and for "A Delicate Balance" (revival) in 1996.
He has been honored for his body of achievement with a gold medal from the Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, as a Kennedy Center honoree and as the recipient of a National Medal of Arts.
Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601