Edward Albee

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Elizabeth Lowry

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Aja Raden

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British theatre stars storm the nominations for 2018 Tony awards
Angels in America and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are in the running for prizes at New York’s theatre ceremony

Chris Wiegand

01, May, 2018 @1:58 PM

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Three Tall Women review – Glenda Jackson's astounding return to Broadway
Edward Albee’s psychodrama spells out the crueller fortunes of life for three ages of the same woman, leavened with some comic sympathy

Alexis Soloski

30, Mar, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Michael Billington's top 10 theatre of 2017
Imelda Staunton simmered, Sondheim’s showgirls sizzled, Bryan Cranston gave us a cathode-ray Lear, and Jez Butterworth found love in the time of hunger-strikes

Michael Billington

15, Dec, 2017 @5:38 PM

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Who’s afraid of unfinished work? Why Edward Albee wanted his leftovers destroyed
The playwright, who died last year, made provisions in his will to ensure any remaining manuscripts were never published. But, as with Nabokov and Kafka, will his dying wishes be ignored?

05, Jul, 2017 @1:07 PM

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Diversity on stage: who's afraid of color-blind casting?
The decision of Edward Albee’s estate to deny production rights over the casting choice of a black actor has reignited a debate over theater’s relationship with race

Alexis Soloski

22, May, 2017 @4:30 PM

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Edward Albee estate denies rights to production over casting of black actor
A planned Oregon performance of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? was halted after the playwright’s estate refused to allow a black actor to play the role of Nick

Guardian staff

19, May, 2017 @2:47 PM

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While We’re Here and Rambert: this week’s best UK theatre and dance
Tessa Peake-Jones and Andrew French excel in a tragicomedy about lost love, while Sadler’s Wells hosts a triple bill from the celebrated dance company

Lyn Gardner and Judith Mackrell

12, May, 2017 @9:30 AM

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Sophie Okonedo: ‘My body is my barometer – my instincts are physical’
The celebrated actor on her new play with Damian Lewis, why performing is an adventure, and leaving London for the country

Holly Williams

23, Apr, 2017 @8:00 AM

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The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? review – an unappetising plea for liberalism
Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo do their best with Edward Albee’s provocative play, but it is too knowing for its own good

Susannah Clapp

09, Apr, 2017 @7:00 AM

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The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? review – Damian Lewis shines in Albee's bestial classic
Lewis plays an architect in love with a goat in Edward Albee’s tragedy about uncontrollable sexuality – with Sophie Okonedo equally riveting as his wife

Michael Billington

05, Apr, 2017 @10:00 PM

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