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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?   

Billy Rose Theatre, (10/13/1962 - 5/16/1964)
First Preview: Oct 10, 1962 Total Previews: 5
Opening Date: Oct 13, 1962    
Closing Date: May 16, 1964 Total Performances: 664

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: The living room of Martha and George's house in a New England college town. The present.
Comments: Production cost $42,000.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Billy Rose
Produced by Theater 1963 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder), A. B. W. Productions, Inc. and Pisces Productions, Inc.
Written by Edward Albee
Directed by Alan Schneider
Production Design by William Ritman
Business Manager: Michael Goldreyer; Assistant to the Manager: Michael Kasdan
Production Stage Manager: Mark Wright; Stage Manager: Arthur Pepine and Richard d'Anjou
General Press Representative: Howard Atlee; Press Representative: Michael Sean O'Shea and Eugene Secunda; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Don Josephson; Photographer: Alix Jeffry; Assistant to the Director: Joy Small
Uta HagenMartha
Arthur HillGeorge
Melinda Dillon
Broadway debut
George GrizzardNick
Bill Berger
For matinee performances
Avra Petrides
For matinee performances
Kate Reid
For matinee performances
Shepperd Strudwick
For matinee performances
Standby: James Karen (George, Nick) and Michaele Myers (Honey, Martha)
Theatre World
winner 1963 Award [recipient] 
  Melinda Dillon
Tony Award®
winner 1963 Best Play [winner] 
 Written by Edward Albee ;  Produced by Theater 1963 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)
winner 1963 Best Actor in Play [winner] 
  Arthur Hill
winner 1963 Best Actress in a Play [winner] 
  Uta Hagen
 1963 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Melinda Dillon
winner 1963 Best Direction of a Play [winner] 
  Alan Schneider
winner 1963 Best Producer of a Play [winner] 
  Theater 1963 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)