Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Edward Albee, the American dramatist, was born in He has written and directed some of the best plays in. Edward Albee (), his plays include The Zoo Story (), The American Dream (), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (–62, Tony Award), Tiny. Peter and Jerry. act I: Homelife. Act II: The Zoo Story. By Edward Albee. Directed by Pam MacKinnon. Hartford Stage Company, Connecticut. 28 05

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Edward Albee’s at Home at the Zoo at Signature Theatre

There will be no late seating and no re-entry for this production. Katie Finneran and Director Lila Neugebauer.

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Get to Know Us. Unlike the original, Albee added a first act and closes with a revised version of the original play. Enter your name and email address below to receive emails from Signature Theatre, including on-sale dates, special offers, exclusive videos and much more!


Works Explore the Works of Edward Albee. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Please try again later. When I wrote The Zoo Story in it was my first play, so to speak. She returns to the kitchen, and he heads off to the park to read where, we know, he will have the fatal confrontation with Jerry.

: At Home at the Zoo: Homelife and the Zoo Story (): Edward Albee: Books

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I really like the idea of producing both plays together, but Homelife does not live up to Zoo Story. First Performance as At Home at the Zoo: Great dialogue; dramatic ending Peter is a foil for both Ann homelufe act one and Jerry in act two.

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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Now At The Center. Set up a giveaway. An original by the scintillating Edward Albee and the condition of the book was near perfect! Homelife and the Zoo Story Albee explains why he decided to change his one-act play into a two-act play:.

Edward Albee Edward Albee, who was our Playwright-in-Residence during the Season a,bee joined us for several Legacy productions since then, passed away in At Home at the Zoo: Overall it’s an easy read and ends on a strong note. How did The Zoo Story become a two-act play?


Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Nothing quality about this book. Homelife is in large part a very high-stakes dialogue about sex between long-married people, and the audience alternately chuckled and held its breath as the private moment on stage unfolded.

Some might say that the conclusion’s revision isn’t as effective but I believe that it was changed to be more subtle, more literary without seeming so. The Zoo Story seemed to be a much better piece—in fact, the first I felt had any individuality and merit.

Full Length Play Acts: A Play Acting Edition. Robert Sean Leonard and Katie Finneran.

Like other Albee protagonists, both Peter and Ann are concerned with precision and accuracy; they try to pin things down with words.