Edward Albee has won three Pulitzer Prizes, for his plays A Delicate Balance, Seascape, and Three Tall Women, as well as two Tony Awards, for his plays Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, and The Goat. His other honors include the Gold Medal in Drama from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, the Kennedy Center Honors and the National Medal of Arts. Aside from the works discussed here, his many other plays include the American Dream, The Zoo Story, Tiny Alice, and The Play about the Baby.

An excerpt from Steve Capra's interview with Mr. Albee
in Theater Voices

SC: Do critics at least help to articulate these points so that most people can recognize them?

EA: I don't understand why people have to go to a play with a scorecard. I think they should be told "This is a fucking good play which advances the theater, and it's going to be a disturbing and marvelous experience for you. Go see it!" I don't think the thing should be analyzed. I don't think the plot should be told. Nobody reviewing a new piece of music gives us the tunes. They don't do that.