Edward Albee is a playwright whose works are known for their surrealism, blending the realistic with the bizarre.
Albee is a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner for his plays Delicate Balance (1966), Seascape (1975), and Three Tall Women (1994). His 25 plays also include two Tony Award winners: the well-known drama Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1962) and The Goat or Who is Sylvia? (2002).
In 1967, Albee created the Edward F Albee Foundation to serve as a creative retreat on Long Island for writers and visual artists. In recognition of his life’s work, Albee received the National Medal of Arts by President Bill Clinton and a special Tony for Lifetime Achievement. He also received an honorary degree from Dartmouth.
During his Montgomery Fellowship, Albee delivered a lecture and worked with both theater and English students.