Curtain Closed: Illness cancels play at small-town theater
ALPENA, Mich. (AP) — The show won't go on.
A theater in northern Michigan has canceled a production of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" because the small cast has been too ill to perform.
LONDON (AP) — British actor Damian Lewis says his latest role as a man in love with a goat is perfect for our unsettled times.
The "Homeland" and "Billions" star is back on the London stage in Edward Albee's "The Goat, Or Who is Sylvia," a tragicomedy about a successful, happily married architect whose sudden passion for a farmyard animal has devastating consequences.
I don’t intend for this to sound sad or depressing, but I want to say a few things about loss. This past year, we have lost an awful lot of famous people from the worlds of politics, sports and entertainment.
A big thumbs-up to theater. From “Hamilton” to “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812” (straight from Cambridge to Broadway), theater has returned as a major art form. It can also be wicked fun and wildly funny.
In an early scene in Edward Albee’s play, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” George, a longtime history professor, describes his tenure as “dashed hopes and good intentions.”
‘Virginia Woolf’ Playwright Edward Albee Dies
Who’s afraid of Edward Albee?
I was. And you’d be, too.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, who died Friday at age 88, was the subject of the strangest – and spookiest -- interview I ever conducted in my career.
‘Virginia Woolf’ playwright Edward Albee dies at age 88
NEW YORK (AP) — Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee, who challenged theatrical convention in masterworks such as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and "A Delicate Balance," died Friday, his personal assistant said. He was 88.