Posts Tagged ‘Edward Albee’
The Road Theatre Company opens their 2016-2017 season with an imaginatively directed, beautifully acted, gorgeously designed Los Angeles Premiere of Edward Albee’s The Play About The Baby, though whether Albee’s play will speak to you or not will depend on how you feel about abandoning the realistic for the allegorical.
A different kind of Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name speaks its name in Edward Albee’s Tony Award-winning Best Play Of 2002, The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?, the latest from the theater and director who revived Ira Levin’s Deathtrap to brilliant, controversial life a couple years back—and that’s about all I have to say about the team’s latest production before launching into a spoiler-filled second paragraph. Proceed with caution.
A superb, superbly-directed cast not only manage to survive an overlong, overly talky first act that perhaps no contemporary playwright could get away with, they go on to make theatrical magic as the Odyssey Theatre presents A Delicate Balance, Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musings on the nature of family and friendship—and the responsibilities that each entails.