Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

A Play

Book - 2006
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Penguin Putnam

“Twelve times a week,” answered Uta Hagen when asked how often she’d like to play Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? In the same way, audiences and critics alike could not get enough of Edward Albee’s masterful play. A dark comedy, it portrays husband and wife George and Martha in a searing night of dangerous fun and games. By the evening’s end, a stunning, almost unbearable revelation provides a climax that has shocked audiences for years. With the play’s razor-sharp dialogue and the stripping away of social pretense, Newsweek rightly foresaw Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as “a brilliantly original work of art—an excoriating theatrical experience, surging with shocks of recognition and dramatic fire [that] will be igniting Broadway for some time to come.”



Random House, Inc.
“Twelve times a week,” answered Uta Hagen when asked how often she’d like to play Martha inWho’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? In the same way, audiences and critics alike could not get enough of Edward Albee’s masterful play. A dark comedy, it portrays husband and wife George and Martha in a searing night of dangerous fun and games. By the evening’s end, a stunning, almost unbearable revelation provides a climax that has shocked audiences for years. With the play’s razor-sharp dialogue and the stripping away of social pretense, Newsweek rightly foresawWho’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as “a brilliantly original work of art—an excoriating theatrical experience, surging with shocks of recognition and dramatic fire [that] will be igniting Broadway for some time to come.”

Baker & Taylor
A social event becomes a personal challenge for two faculty members and their wives at a small New England college as their inner fears and desires are exposed. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
A dark comedy, Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? portrays husband and wife George and Martha in a searing night of dangerous fun and games. By the evening's end, a stunning, almost unbearable revelation provides a climax that has shocked audiences for years.

Publisher: New York : New American Library, 2006
Edition: Rev
ISBN: 9780451218599
0451218590
Characteristics: [9], 257, [2] p. ; 21 cm

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