Edward Albee - Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright

Edward Albee was born on March 12, 1928, and began writing plays 30 years later. His plays include The Zoo Story (1958); The Death of Bessie Smith (1959); The Sandbox (1959); The American Dream (1960); Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1961-62, Tony Award); Tiny Alice (1964); A Delicate Balance (1966, Pulitzer Prize; 1996, Tony Award); Seascape (1974, Pulitzer Prize); Three Tall Women (1991, Pulitzer Prize); and The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? (2000, 2002 Tony Award).

Mr. Albee is a member of the Dramatists Guild Council and president of the Edward F. Albee Foundation. He was awarded the Gold Medal in Drama from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1980. In 1996 he received the Kennedy Center Honors and the National Medal of Arts. In 2005 he was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Tony Award.