Edward Albee

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The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? review – Claudia Karvan stars in bestiality comedy that loses itself in farce
Edward Albee’s 2002 play has a deliberately ridiculous premise – but this production eschews the real issues it could interrogate in favour of broad laughs

Walter Marsh

20, Feb, 2023 @11:44 PM

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? review – Elizabeth McGovern cracks the whip
The Hollywood star is on top form opposite Dougray Scott in Edward Albee’s classic tale of a marriage gone sour

Clare Brennan

22, Jan, 2023 @11:30 AM

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? review – Elizabeth McGovern and Dougray Scott face off
The humour is a little too clownish in Lindsay Posner’s revival of Edward Albee’s classic but the toxic power games are potent

Arifa Akbar

19, Jan, 2023 @3:22 PM

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Top 10 difficult marriages in fiction
Whether they induce schadenfreude or pangs of recognition, mismatched couples have inspired brilliant novels by authors from Evelyn Waugh to Jean Rhys

Elizabeth Lowry

06, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Top 10 books about lies and liars | Aja Raden
The untruths we believe in all to easily drive books by authors from Shakespeare to F Scott Fitzgerald and Neil Gaiman

Aja Raden

15, Sep, 2021 @11:00 AM

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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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