Edward Albee

Edward Albee (1928–2016) was one of America’s most prominent and critically acclaimed playwrights who believed theatre should make people feel uncomfortable and do more than merely entertain. Placed alongside the likes of Eugene O’Neill, Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams, Albee’s works have won three Pulitzer Prizes and two Tony Awards. His best known plays are Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962), Three Tall Women (1991) and The Zoo Story (1959).

Excellent interview about the life and work of Edward Albee from The New York Times.

Full interview from The Paris Review, Fall, 1966 (archived) discussing the early phase of Edward Albee’s career.

Excellent profile on the career of Edward Albee from The Guardian newspaper.

Wikipedia entry on Albee with a detailed list of his awards and nominations.

Biography of Edward Albee from The Kennedy Center website.

Comprehensive biography of Edward Albee’s career from The New York times upon his death in September 2016.