EDWARD ALBEE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 1989 - HFSID 255424
EDWARD ALBEE He writes and signs a quotation from his play The Zoo Story, dated 1989 Autograph Quotation Signed: "Edward Albee/ (1989)", 6x4 card.
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EDWARD ALBEE He writes and signs a quotation from his play The Zoo Story, dated 1989 Autograph Quotation Signed: "Edward Albee/ (1989)", 6x4 card. In full: "'Sometimes you have to go a very long distance out of your way to come back correctly.'/ Jenny: 'The Zoo Story' (1958)'". The Zoo Story was one of two of Albee's one-act plays (the other was Krapp's Last Tape) that were presented in a single program on Broadway at the Billy Rose Theatre from October 9-26, 1968. This play tells the story of two strangers (Peter, played by Donald Davis, and Jerry, portrayed by Ben Piazza in the Broadway version) meeting on a park bench in New York. The strange friendship that develops between them eventually leads to murder. This complete script of the play begins with sections on "The Players", "The Scene" and "Stage Directions". Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward F. Albee (1928-2016) is best known for his 1962 masterpiece, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? . The work, his first Broadway play, won him a Tony Award and was made into an award-winning film in 1966. He also won the 2002 Tony Award for Best Play for The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?. Albee is noteworthy in the theater not only for his works, but also for his efforts to introduce new talent and techniques. The playwright taught for many years at the School of Theatre at the University of Houston, also gave writing seminars and lectures on his work at colleges around the country. Albee won Pulitzer Prizes for A Delicate Balance (1966), Seascape (1975), Three Tall Women (1994). Fine condition.
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