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George, a disillusioned academic, and Martha, his caustic wife, have just come home from a faculty party. When a handsome young professor and his mousy wife stop by for a nightcap, an innocent night of fun and games quickly turns dark and dangerous. Long-buried resentment and rage are unleashed as George and Martha turn their rapier-sharp wits against each other, using their guests as pawns in their verbal sparring. By night's end, the secrets of both couples are uncovered and the lies they cling to are exposed.
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Edward Albee, the American dramatist, was born in 1928. He has written and directed some of the best plays in contemporary American theatre and three of his plays: A Delicate Balance, Seascape and Three Tall Women have received Pulitzer Prizes. His most famous play, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play. His other plays include The Zoo Story, The Death of Bessie Smith, The Sandbox, The American Dream, Tiny Alice, All Over, Listening, The Lady from Dubuque, The Man Who Had Three Arms, Finding the Sun, Fragments, Marriage Play and The Lorca Play.Review:
“Albee can...be placed high among the important dramatists of the contemporary world theatre.”—New York Post“An irreplaceable experience...A crucial event in the birth of contemporary American theatre.”—Village Voice
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Book Description Atheneum / MacMillan Publishing, 1978. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # MB019NE06E8
Book Description Atheneum / MacMillan Publishin, 1978. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110689705654
Book Description Atheneum / MacMillan Publishing. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0689705654 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0268256