“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) trailer Elizabeth Taylor” 

17 Jul
 “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) trailer Elizabeth Taylor” 

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a 1962 play by Edward Albee. It examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George. Late one evening, after a university faculty party, they receive an unwitting younger couple, Nick and Honey, as guests, and draw them into their bitter and frustrated relationship.

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

The play is in three acts, normally taking a little less than three hours to perform, with two 10-minute intermissions. The title is a pun on the song “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?” from Walt Disney‘s Three Little Pigs (1933), substituting the name of the celebrated English author Virginia Woolf. Martha and George repeatedly sing this version of the song throughout the play.

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? won both the 1963 Tony Award for Best Play and the 1962–63 New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Play. It is frequently revived on the modern stage. The film adaptation was released in 1966, written by Ernest Lehman, directed by Mike Nichols, and starring Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, George Segal and Sandy Dennis


Posted by on MonAmerica/New_York2017-07-17T06:06:00+00:00America/New_York07bAmerica/New_YorkMon, 17 Jul 2017 06:06:00 +0000 31, in classic film star, classic movies, nostalgic


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2 responses to “ “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) trailer Elizabeth Taylor” 

  1. Anna Cottage

    MonAmerica/New_York2017-07-03T13:29:45+00:00America/New_York07bAmerica/New_YorkMon, 03 Jul 2017 13:29:45 +0000 31, at 1:29 pm

    Seen it twice, not sure we weren’t watching Taylor and Burton in the real.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. America On Coffee

    MonAmerica/New_York2017-07-03T14:11:23+00:00America/New_York07bAmerica/New_YorkMon, 03 Jul 2017 14:11:23 +0000 31, at 2:11 pm

    Sure… you’re right Anna. Burton so lovingly groomed Taylor to lose herself into real character of stage. With Burton

    Liked by 1 person


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