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Three-Time Pulitzer Prize-Winner Edward Albee in Conversation with Leonard Lopate November 15 at Queens College

--Albee Appears as Part of the College’s Famed Evening Readings Series--

FLUSHING, NY, November 3, 2011— Queens College’s renowned Evening Readings series presents Edward Albee in conversation with WNYC radio host Leonard Lopate on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at 7 pm in the Music Building. Tickets are $20.

Albee is widely regarded as one of the greatest living playwrights writing in English. Born in 1928, he began writing plays 30 years later. He is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning works A Delicate Balance, Seascape, and Three Tall Women, and the Tony Award-winning Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? His other works include The Zoo Story, The American Dream, Tiny Alice, All Over, The Lady From Dubuque, The Man Who Had Three Arms, Finding The Sun, Marriage Play, Fragments, The Play About The Baby, Occupant, Peter and Jerry: Act 1, Homelife; Act 2, The Zoo Story, and Me, Myself and I.

A member of the Dramatists Guild Council and president of The Edward F. Albee Foundation, Albee was awarded the Gold Medal in Drama from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1980. He is a recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors and the National Medal of Arts. In 2005, he was awarded the special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement.

For more information about the Evening Readings, founded and directed by QC English Professor Joseph Cuomo, visit or call 718-997-4646. Now in its 36th anniversary season, the Evening Readings have attracted the world’s most famous and accomplished writers. Upcoming authors include Stephen Sondheim (Dec. 6), Colum McCann (March 6) and E. L. Doctorow (April 24).


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