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  • January 13, 2017 - February 12, 2017

    Edward Albee's


    Directed by Scott Edmiston

    2016/17 Season sponsored by Lee & Diana Humphrey & Bank of America

    Production sponsored by Mary K. Eliot & Supratik Bose

    Paula Plum sponsored by Kathy and Ernie Herrman

    Erica Spyres sponsored by Paul & Liz Kastner

    Running time:  3 hours, 2 intermissions

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    Following his thrilling revivals of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and My Fair Lady at the Lyric Stage, director Scott Edmiston turns to Edward Albee’s towering masterpiece, the fiercely funny and intensely painful Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf.  The play thrillingly examines the breakdown of a middle-aged couple, who mercilessly draw a naïve younger pair into the bitter psychological cage match of their frustrated marriage.

    Click here for Producing Artistic Director Spiro Veloudo's thoughts on Edward Albee's passing.

    “An electric evening in the theater!  A bitter, keening lament, punctuated by comedy, shot through with savage irony.”  — NY Times

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Critics Love "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"!
Calling it "devastating" (The Boston Globe), a "brilliant work in such a near-perfect production" (South Shore Critic), "intimate yet spectacular" (WBUR The ARTery), and "a tour de force" (Boxing Over Broadway), the Lyric Stage's production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a critical hit!

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Sarah Ruhl Wins Steinberg Prize
Sarah Ruhl, playwright of Stage Kiss, is the recipient of this year’s Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award, the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust announced. The prize includes a $200,000 cash award and is one of the largest of its kind in the theater.

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