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Edward Albee

Edward AlbeeAKA Edward Franklin Albee

Born: 12-Mar-1928
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Died: 16-Sep-2016
Location of death: Montauk, NY
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Playwright
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Integrated absurdist elements into American theater.

[1] Robin Bernstein, Cast Out: Queer Lives in Theater (2006), page 185.

Mother: Louise Harvey (biological mother)
Father: Reed Albee (adoptive)
Mother: Frances Cotter ("Frankie", adoptive)
Boyfriend: William Flanagan (together 1952-59)
Terrence McNally (playwright, together 1959-63)
Boyfriend: Jonathan Thomas (together 1971-)

    High School: Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford, CT
    University: Trinity College Hartford (briefly)

    Indecent Exposure Key Biscayne, FL
    Academy of Achievement (2005)
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Dramatists Guild of America
    Friends of Hillary
    Hillary Rodham Clinton for US Senate Committee
    Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1967 for A Delicate Balance
    Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1975 for Seascape
    Pulitzer Prize for Drama 1994 for Three Tall Women
    Kennedy Center Honor 1996
    Tony 2002
    National Medal of Arts 1996
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

    Making the Boys (18-Jul-2009) · Himself

Is the subject of books:
Edward Albee, 1969, BY: Richard Amacher

Wrote plays:
The Zoo Story (1959, one act)
The American Dream (1959, one act)
The Death of Bessie Smith (1959, one act)
The Sandbox (1959, one act)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1962)
Tiny Alice (1964)
Malcolm (1966)
A Delicate Balance (1966)
All Over (1971)
Seascape (1975)
Listening (1975)
Counting the Ways (1976)
The Lady from Dubuque (1979)
Another Part of the Zoo (1981)
The Man Who Had Three Arms (1982)
Marriage Play (1987)
Three Tall Women (1991)
Fragments (1993)
The Play About the Baby (1997)
The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? (2000)

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