Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Drama - Revival

Music Box Theatre

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  • First Preview: March 30, 1976
  • Opening Date: April 1, 1976
  • Closing Date: July 11, 1976
  • Previews: 3
  • Performances: 117

Playwright: Edward Albee

Synopsis

Edward Albee won the Tony Award for his first major play, in which a college professor and his wife invite a younger academic and his wife over for drinks after a late-night party, leading to an evening of sadistic games, attempted seductions and shattering revelations.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

Edward Albee Edward Albee Writer
Edward Albee Edward Albee Director
  William Ritman Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
  William Ritman Lighting Design
Leonard Soloway Leonard Soloway General Manager
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1975 - 1976

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Outstanding Actor in a Play Ben Gazzara Nominee
1976 Outstanding Director of a Play Edward Albee Nominee
1976 Outstanding Revival   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Theatre World Award Richard Kelton Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Actor in a Play Ben Gazzara Nominee
1977 Actress in a Play Colleen Dewhurst Nominee
 
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