Edward Albee Quotes


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Awards and nominations
Awards
1960: Drama Desk Award Vernon Rice Award: The Zoo Story
1963: Tony Award for Best Play: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1967: Pulitzer Prize for Drama: A Delicate Balance
1975: Pulitzer Prize for Drama: Seascape
1994: Pulitzer Prize for Drama: Three Tall Women
1996: National Medal of Arts
2002: Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play: The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?
2002: Tony Award for Best Play: The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?
2005: Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement
2005 Academy of Achievement's Golden Plate Award
2008: Drama Desk Award Special Award
2011: Edward MacDowell Medal for Lifetime Achievement
2011: Pioneer Award for Lifetime Achievement Lambda Literary Foundation
Nominations
1964: Tony Award for Best Play: The Ballad of the Sad Cafe
1965: Tony Award for Best Author of a Play: Tiny Alice
1965: Tony Award for Best Play: Tiny Alice
1967: Tony Award for Best Play: A Delicate Balance
1975: Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play: Seascape
1975: Tony Award for Best Play: Seascape
1976: Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Play: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1994: Drama Desk Award Outstanding Play: Three Tall Women
2001: Pulitzer Prize for Drama: The Play About the Baby
2003: Pulitzer Prize for Drama: The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?
2005: Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
The Pulitzer Prize committee for the Best Play in 1963 recommended Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? but the Pulitzer board which has sole discretion in awarding the prize rejected the recommendation due to the play's perceived vulgarity and no award was given that year. "
"That's what happens in plays yes? The shit hits the fan. His first play The Zoo Story was first staged in Berlin.

: /ˈɔːlbiː/ AWL-bee; born March 12 1928) is an American playwright who is known for works such as The Zoo Story (1958) The Sandbox (1959) Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1962) and a rewrite of the book for the unsuccessful musical Breakfast at Tiffany's an adaptation of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's (1966). Edward Franklin Albee III (pron. Albee continues to experiment in works such as The Goat: or Who Is Sylvia? (2002).