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.
From small houses to traveling Broadway shows, our city will host some tremendous productions this winter. Here are a few of our favorites.
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.”
Is this what happened to the American Dream? It’s no coincidence that the dysfunctional lead couple in the play is named George and Martha. Albee, who died in September, said the play is about “who's afraid of living life without false illusions.”
‘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.
I came to his Greenwich Village apartment a dozen years ago, with a photographer in tow, to discuss the Broadway revival of his most famous play, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”
“Can I see your tape recorder for a moment?” he said.
‘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.