Edward Albee is an American playwright who has received three Pulitzer Prizes for A Delicate Balance, Seascape and Three Tall Women. His early works were heavily influenced by the Theatre of the Absurd: a movement closely associated with surrealism and existentialism. Other notable works include Who s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Zoo Story, The American Dream and The Goat or Who is Sylvia? His latest play, At Home At The Zoo, was published in 2009.
One of the few great living American dramatists * The New York
[Albee] is rightly recognized as one of the key figures in twentieth-century American drama, a peer of Eugene O Neill, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, and Sam Shepard and a dramatist of exemplary courage, ambition, and resilience * The New York Review of Books *