Edward Albee, Pulitzer-winning playwright of modern masterpieces, dies at 88

In the 1960s, his Playwrights Unit (created with producers Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder) nurtured such emerging writers as Lanford Wilson and Sam Shepard. In 1967, he established the Edward F. Albee Foundation, which offers residencies to writers and visual artists in a barn at Mr. Albee’s home in Montauk. Starting in 1989, Mr. Albee taught playwriting each spring at the University of Houston.


Edward Albee, America’s foremost playwright, dead at 88
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Considered the foremost playwright of his generation, Albee was a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winner for 1967’s “A Delicate Balance,” “Seascape” in 1975 and 1994’s “Three Tall Women.”

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