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Edward Albee wins Tribune's top award for writing

Edward Albee wins Tribune's top award for writing

Edward Albee is known as a vaunted playwright. But really he's a relationship expert.

For more than 50 years, Albee's work has examined the tenuous bonds that bring couples, friends and families together and the all-too-human mistakes that force them apart.

In "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," arguably his most famous play, he introduced the liquor-soaked love story of George and Martha, one of the first on-stage couples who expressed affection through sarcasm and outright jabs. His Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "Three Tall Women," explored regrets between a mother and her estranged son. His controversial piece — "The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?"...

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