Goodbye, George and Martha! The 50th anniversary Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? will conclude its limited engagement on March 3. Directed by Pam Mackinnon, the production opened on October 13, 2012 at the Booth Theatre. At the time of closing, Virginia Woolf will have played 159 performances on Broadway.
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? stars Tracy Letts as George, Amy Morton as Martha, Carrie Coon as Honey and Madison Dirks as Nick. Set on a college campus in New England, the play tells the story of George and Martha (Letts and Morton, respectively) a middle-aged academic couple who invite a new teacher (Dirks) and his wide-eyed wife (Coon) over for drinks. As George and Martha hurl insults at one another and throw back drinks, the young couple realizes they’ve stepped in the middle of a dangerous game. The production originally premiered at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company before transferring to Broadway.
The creative team for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? includes set designer Todd Rosenthal, costume designer Nan Cibula, lighting designer Allen Lee Hughes and sound designers Rob Milburn and Michael Bodeen.