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Edward Franklin Albee III (March 12, 1928 – September 16, 2016) was an American playwright known for works such as The Zoo Story (1958), The Sandbox (1959), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962), and A Delicate Balance (1966). [1]

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A Delicate Balance (play)

A Delicate Balance is a play by Edward Albee.

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.

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Academy of Achievement

The Academy of Achievement, officially known as the American Academy of Achievement, was founded in 1961 by Sports Illustrated and LIFE magazine photographer Brian Reynolds to bring together accomplished people from diverse fields in order to network and to encourage the next generation of young leaders.

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Adoption

Adoption is a process whereby a person assumes the parenting of another, usually a child, from that person's biological or legal parent or parents, and, in so doing, permanently transfers all rights and responsibilities, along with filiation, from the biological parent or parents.

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All Over

All Over is a play written by Edward Albee.

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America Award in Literature

The America Award is a lifetime achievement literary award for international writers.

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American Academy of Arts and Letters

The American Academy of Arts and Letters is a 250-member honor society; its goal is to "foster, assist, and sustain excellence" in American literature, music, and art.

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is one of the oldest learned societies in the United States of America.

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American Theater Hall of Fame

The American Theater Hall of Fame in New York City was founded in 1972.

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Americanization

In countries outside the United States of America, Americanization or Americanisation is the influence American culture and business have on other countries, such as their media, cuisine, business practices, popular culture, technology, or political techniques.

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Bartleby, the Scrivener

"Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street" is a short story by the American writer Herman Melville, first serialized anonymously in two parts in the November and December 1853 issues of Putnam's Magazine, and reprinted with minor textual alterations in his The Piazza Tales in 1856.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Bladder cancer

Bladder cancer is any of several types of cancer arising from the tissues of the urinary bladder.

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Breakfast at Tiffany's (musical)

Breakfast at Tiffany's is a musical with music and lyrics by Bob Merrill and a book originally by Abe Burrows but rewritten during pre-Broadway tryouts by Edward Albee.

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Broadway theatre

Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.

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Carson McCullers

Carson McCullers (February 19, 1917 – September 29, 1967) was an American novelist, short story writer, playwright, essayist, and poet.

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Charlie Rose

Charles Peete Rose Jr. (born January 5, 1942) is an American television journalist and former talk show host.

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Cherry Lane Theatre

The Cherry Lane Theatre, located at 38 Commerce Street between Barrow and Bedford Streets in the West Village neighborhood of Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, is the city's oldest continuously running off-Broadway theater.

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Choate Rosemary Hall

Choate Rosemary Hall (often known as Choate) is a private, college-preparatory, coeducational, boarding school located in Wallingford, Connecticut.

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Dramatists Guild of America

The Dramatists Guild of America is a professional organization for playwrights, composers, and lyricists working in the U.S. theatre market.

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Dramatists Play Service

Established in 1936 by members of the Dramatists Guild of America and the Society for Authors' Representatives, Dramatists Play Service, Inc. (a.k.a. DPS and The Play Service) is a theatrical-publishing and licensing house.

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Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo

Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo (formerly titled Peter & Jerry) is a play by Edward Albee which adds a first act to his 1959 play The Zoo Story.

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Edward F. Albee Foundation

The Edward F. Albee Foundation was started by its namesake, playwright Edward Albee, in 1967, after revenue from his play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? proved abundant.

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Edward Franklin Albee II

Edward Franklin Albee (October 8, 1857 – March 11, 1930) was a vaudeville impresario, and the adoptive grandfather of Edward Franklin Albee, the playwright.

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Elizabeth Taylor

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor, (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-born American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian.

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Eugène Ionesco

Eugène Ionesco (born Eugen Ionescu,; 26 November 1909 – 28 March 1994) was a Romanian-French playwright who wrote mostly in French, and one of the foremost figures of the French Avant-garde theatre.

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Everything in the Garden

Everything in the Garden is a play by Giles Cooper, first produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company in 1962 in London.

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Finding the Sun

Finding the Sun is a one-act play by American playwright Edward Albee.

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Gay

Gay is a term that primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual.

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George Segal

George Segal (born February 13, 1934) is an American actor and musician.

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Giles Cooper

Giles Stannus Cooper, OBE (9 August 1918 – 2 December 1966) was an Anglo-Irish playwright and prolific radio dramatist, writing over sixty scripts for BBC Radio and television.

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Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village often referred to by locals as simply "the Village", is a neighborhood on the west side of Lower Manhattan, New York City.

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Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut.

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Herman Melville

Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period.

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James Purdy

James Otis Purdy (July 17, 1914 March 13, 2009) was an American novelist, short-story writer, poet, and playwright who, since his debut in 1956, published over a dozen novels, and many collections of poetry, short stories, and plays.

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Jean Genet

Jean Genet (–) was a French novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political activist.

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John Mason Brown

John Mason Brown (July 3, 1900 – March 16, 1969) was an American drama critic and author.

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Kennedy Center Honors

The Kennedy Center Honors is an annual honor given to those in the performing arts for their lifetime of contributions to American culture (although recipients do not need to be U.S. citizens).

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Lambda Literary Foundation

The Lambda Literary Foundation (also referred to as Lambda Literary) is a LGBT literary organization.

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Larchmont, New York

Larchmont is a village located within the Town of Mamaroneck in Westchester County, New York, approximately northeast of Midtown Manhattan.

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Lawrenceville School

The Lawrenceville School is a coeducational, independent college preparatory boarding school for students in ninth through twelfth grades including a post-graduate year as well.

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Library of Congress

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

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List of recipients of the National Medal of Arts

The National Medal of Arts is an award and title created by the United States Congress in 1984, for the purpose of honoring artists and patrons of the arts.

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Lolita (play)

Lolita is a play adapted by Edward Albee from Vladimir Nabokov's novel of the same name.

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Marriage Play

Marriage Play is a drama for two actors by Edward Albee.

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Me Myself and I (play)

Me Myself and I is a 2007 play by Edward Albee.

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Montauk, New York

Montauk is a census-designated place (CDP) that includes the hamlet with the same name located in the town of East Hampton in Suffolk County, New York, on the eastern end of the South Shore of Long Island.

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National Film Registry

The National Film Registry (NFR) is the United States National Film Preservation Board's (NFPB) selection of films deserving of preservation.

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Nederlander Theatre

The David T. Nederlander Theatre (formerly the Billy Rose Theatre and National Theatre, commonly shortened to the Nederlander Theatre) is a 1,232-seat Broadway theater located at 208 West 41st Street, in New York City.

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New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, at 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, is located in Manhattan, New York City, at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side, between the Metropolitan Opera House and the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

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Occupant (play)

Occupant is a play by Edward Albee, published in 2001.

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Off-Broadway

An Off-Broadway theatre is any professional venue in Manhattan in New York City with a seating capacity between 100 and 499, inclusive.

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Paula Vogel

Paula Vogel (born November 16, 1951) is an American playwright and university professor.

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PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Award

The PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater Awards, commonly referred to as the PEN/Laura Pels Award, is awarded by the PEN American Center.

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Playwright

A playwright or dramatist (rarely dramaturge) is a person who writes plays.

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Provincetown Playhouse

The Provincetown Playhouse is a historic theatre at 133 MacDougal Street between West 3rd and West 4th Streets in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.

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Pulitzer Prize

The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.

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Pulitzer Prize for Drama

The Pulitzer Prize for Drama is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music.

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Reed A. Albee

Reed Adalbert Albee (8 September 1885 – 2 August 1961) was an American businessman.

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Richard Burton

Richard Burton, CBE (born Richard Walter Jenkins Jr.; 10 November 19255 August 1984) was a Welsh actor.

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Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University (SLU) is a private Roman Catholic four-year research university with campuses in St. Louis, Missouri, United States and Madrid, Spain.

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Samuel Beckett

Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, poet, and literary translator who lived in Paris for most of his adult life.

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Samuel French, Inc.

Samuel French, Inc. is an American company, founded by Samuel French and Thomas Hailes Lacy, who formed a partnership to combine their existing interests in London and New York City.

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Sandy Dennis

Sandra Dale “Sandy” Dennis (April 27, 1937 – March 2, 1992) was an American theater and film actress.

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Seascape (play)

Seascape is a play by American playwright Edward Albee.

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Special Tony Award

The Special Tony Award category includes the Lifetime Achievement Award and Special Tony Award.

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St. Louis Literary Award

The St.

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Terrence McNally

Terrence McNally (born November 3, 1938) is an American playwright, librettist, and screenwriter.

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The American Dream (play)

The American Dream is an early, one-act play by American playwright Edward Albee.

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The Ballad of the Sad Café

The Ballad of the Sad Café, first published in 1951, is a book by Carson McCullers comprising a novella of the same name and six short stories: "Wunderkind", "The Jockey", "Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland", "The Sojourner", "A Domestic Dilemma", and "A Tree, a Rock, a Cloud".

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The Death of Bessie Smith

The Death of Bessie Smith is a one-act play by American playwright Edward Albee, written in 1959 and premiered in West Berlin the following year.

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The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?

The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? is a full-length play written in 2000 by Edward Albee which opened on Broadway in 2002.

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The Lady from Dubuque

The Lady from Dubuque is a play by Edward Albee, which premiered on Broadway in 1980 for a brief run.

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The Man Who Had Three Arms

The Man Who Had Three Arms is a two-act play for three actors by Edward Albee.

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The Play About the Baby

The Play About the Baby is a play by Edward Albee.

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The Sandbox (play)

The Sandbox is a play written by Edward Albee in 1959.

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The Zoo Story

The Zoo Story is a one-act play by American playwright Edward Albee.

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Theatre of the Absurd

The Theatre of the Absurd (théâtre de l'absurde) is a post–World War II designation for particular plays of absurdist fiction written by a number of primarily European playwrights in the late 1950s, as well as one for the style of theatre which has evolved from their work.

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Three Tall Women

Three Tall Women is a play by Edward Albee, which won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Albee's third.

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Tiny Alice

Tiny Alice is a three-act play written by Edward Albee that premiered on Broadway at the Billy Rose Theatre in 1964.

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Tony Award

The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Award, recognizes excellence in live Broadway theatre.

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Tony Award for Best Play

The Tony Award for Best Play (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theatre, including musical theatre, honoring productions on Broadway in New York City.

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Trinity College (Connecticut)

Trinity College is a private liberal arts college in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Truman Capote

Truman Garcia Capotehttp://www.biography.com/people/truman-capote-9237547#early-life (born Truman Streckfus Persons, September 30, 1924 – August 25, 1984) was an American novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, playwright, and actor.

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University of Houston

The University of Houston (UH) is a state research university and the flagship institution of the University of Houston System.

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Valley Forge Military Academy and College

Valley Forge Military Academy and College (VFMAC) is an American preparatory boarding school (grades 7–12) and, as of Fall 2006, coeducational junior college and military junior college located in Wayne, Pennsylvania that follows in the traditional military school format.

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Vaudeville

Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.

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Virginia

Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.

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Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov (Влади́мир Влади́мирович Набо́ков, also known by the pen name Vladimir Sirin; 2 July 1977) was a Russian-American novelist, poet, translator and entomologist.

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Wallingford, Connecticut

Wallingford is a town in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States.

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Wayne, Pennsylvania

Wayne is an unincorporated community centered in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, on the Main Line, a series of highly affluent Philadelphia suburban villages located along the railroad tracks of the Pennsylvania Railroad.

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Westchester County, New York

Westchester County is a county in the U.S. state of New York.

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a play by Edward Albee first staged in 1962.

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William Flanagan (composer)

William Flanagan (August 14, 1923 – September 1, 1969) was an American composer of the mid-twentieth century.

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1963 Pulitzer Prize

The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1963.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Albee

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