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Booth Theatre

Tracy Letts and Amy Morton face off as George and Martha, one of theatre’s most notoriously dysfunctional couples in Albee’s hilarious and provocative masterpiece. They're joined by Carrie Coon and Madison Dirks as the unwitting young couple invited over to George and Martha’s for an unforgettable night of cocktails and crossfire.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on March 3, 2013.

Theater

Booth Theatre

222 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036

Story

What the Story of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Set in the fictional college town of New Carthage, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? begins as George and Martha, a middle-aged history professor and his wife, return home after a faculty get-together. During the party, Martha’s father, the president of the college, had introduced the couple to a new teacher and his wife, and unbeknownst to George, Martha has invited them over for drinks—tonight. As George and Martha sling insults at each other, their wide-eyed guests, Nick and Honey, arrive. At first, the young couple is disconcerted by George and Martha’s bickering, but as the liquor flows, Nick and Honey find themselves drawn into their hosts' tumultuous, damaged world. What begins as a night of fun and games quickly becomes a boxing match as George and Martha battle their guests…and each other.

Show Dates

Preview

Sep 27 2012

Opening

Oct 13 2012

Closing

Mar 03 2013

Categories

Critics' Reviews

"You'll leave the gathering shaken and sobered, but also exhilarated. All golden anniversaries should be this memorable."

Review by Elysa Gardner from USA Today

"Morton's may be the most sympathetic Martha ever to appear on stage—her implosion in the play's final scenes is devastating on multiple levels."

Review by Thom Geier from Entertainment Weekly

Show Dates

Preview

Sep 27 2012

Opening

Oct 13 2012

Closing

Mar 03 2013
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