At Home at the Zoo (The Zoo Story)

by  Edward Albee

Short Play, Drama  /  2m, 1f

"Edward Albee is our greatest playwright, delivering a genuinely fascinating, first-class drama that calls out to be seen." —Journal News. "An essential and heartening experience…If HOMELIFE is an openhanded slap, THE ZOO STORY is a gut punch with a …

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At Home at the Zoo (The Zoo Story)

by  Edward Albee

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    Cast Size

    2m, 1f

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Edward Albee delves deeper into his play THE ZOO STORY by adding a first act, HOMELIFE, which precedes Peter's fateful meeting with Jerry on a park bench in Central Park. THE ZOO STORY may be performed independently. However, HOMELIFE may only be performed as part of the full length play AT HOME AT THE ZOO.
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Reviews

"Edward Albee is our greatest playwright, delivering a genuinely fascinating, first-class drama that calls out to be seen. —Journal News. "An essential and heartening experience…If HOMELIFE is an openhanded slap, THE ZOO STORY is a gut punch with a closed fist. Edward Albee is a voice unparalleled in American theater." —NY Times. "The dialogue crackles and the tension runs high." —Associated Press. "Darkly comic and thrilling." —Time Out NY.

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2m, 1f
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Edward Albee

Edward Albee was born on March 12, 1928, and began writing plays 30 years later. His plays include The Zoo Story (1958), 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), All Over (1971), Seascape (1974, Puli ...

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