Edward Albee

Edward Albee

Born: March 12, 1928

Nationality: American

Occupation: Dramatist

Biography: Edward Franklin Albee III is an American playwright who is known for works such as The Zoo Story, The Sandbox, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and a rewrite of the book for the unsuccessful musical Breakfast at Tiffany's an adaptation of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's. His works are considered well-crafted, often unsympathetic examinations of the modern condition.

Source/Notes: As quoted in Theater Week (1988); also in The Book of Poisonous Quotes (1993) edited by Colin Jarman, p. 100

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Source/Notes: Conversations with Edward Albee (1988 edition), Univ. Press of Mississippi - ISBN: 9780878053421

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