By Edward Albee
'I've been to the zoo.' those starting phrases usher the viewers into the most iconic performs in American theatre background: The Zoo Story.
More than fifty years later, grasp playwright Edward Albee (Who's frightened of Virginia Woolf? and The Goat, or who's Sylvia?) wrote a prequel to his vintage. domestic lifestyles comprises the occasions in Peter's lifestyles instantly previous his stumble upon with Jerry at the park bench and is every piece as strong because the unique. We meet Ann, Peter's spouse, and spot the dialog that forced Peter to head for that fateful stroll within the park.
For the 1st time gathered in a single quantity, Edward Albee's At domestic on the Zoo is a needs to for any theatre lover.
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