By Edward Albee
“Twelve occasions a week,” responded Uta Hagen while requested how usually she’d wish to play Martha in Who’s petrified of Virginia Woolf? within the similar manner, audiences and critics alike couldn't get sufficient of Edward Albee’s masterful play. a gloomy comedy, it portrays husband and spouse George and Martha in a searing evening of harmful enjoyable and video games. via the evening’s finish, a gorgeous, virtually insufferable revelation offers a climax that has stunned audiences for years. With the play’s razor-sharp discussion and the stripping away of social pretense, Newsweek rightly foresaw Who’s frightened of Virginia Woolf? as “a brilliantly unique paintings of art—an excoriating theatrical event, surging with shocks of popularity and dramatic fireplace [that] may be igniting Broadway for a while to come.”
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