Long House Reserve - Edward Albee interview and improvisational performances
IMPROVISATIONAL PERFORMANCE BY EDWARD ALBEE Benefit at LongHouse Reserve
Edward Albee, award-winning playwright stepped on stage to give an improvisational
performance for the benefit of LongHouse Reserve on July 10, 1999.
A long-time resident, Albee
does most of his writing in Montauk where he remains an avid supporter
of LongHouse Reserve. In this original performance, Albee used audience
suggestions as a point of departure for his dramatic sketches.
Since Albee's first play, "The Zoo Story"
premiered in 1959 in Berlin, he has been active in the theatre ever
since. His first full-length play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" has
been performed over 600 times. The master playwright has won three
Pulitzer Prizes, two Tony's, as well as a Drama Critics Circle Award and
an Outer Circle Critics Award.
Interview - Edward Albee describing this performance
Part 1 - A 60 year-old Hungarian poet who has a
girlfriend half his age.
Part 2 - Catherine the Great, the
Empress of all of Russia.
Part 3 - Jackson Pollock's
Part 4 - A very petite 40
year-old woman who is very beautiful.
Part 5 - An aging Palestinian
hijacker, who has hijacked a number of planes.
Part 6 - The owner of Red's Car
Shop in Pittsburgh.
Part 7 - An aging Shakespearean
actress whose lover just died.
Part 8 - Woman who lives in East
Hampton having a conversation with a deer in her garden.
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