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A delicate balance: a play
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New York : Atheneum, c1966.
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170 pages, [4] pages of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
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812 A328d
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The play revolves around wealthy middle-aged couple Agnes and Tobias, who have their complacency shattered when their longtime friends Harry and Edna appear at their doorstep. Claiming an encroaching, nameless "fear" has forced them from their own home, these neighbors bring a firestorm of doubt, recrimination and ultimately solace, upsetting the "delicate balance" of Agnes and Tobias's household. In recent years, A Delicate Balance has enjoyed many and new stunning revivals, running now, including a Broadway production in 1996, which won the Tony Award for Best Revival, and another at the Alameida Theatre in London in 2011.|Edward Albee (1928-2016), his plays include The Zoo Story (1958), The American Dream (1960), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1961-62, Tony Award), Tiny Alice (1964), A Delicate Balance (1966, Pulitzer Prize, and Tony Award, 1996), Seascape (1974, Pulitzer Prize, also available from Overlook), Three Tall Women (1994, Pulitzer Prize), and The Play About the Baby (2001, also available from Overlook). He was awarded the Gold Medal in Drama from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1980, and in 1996 he received both the Kennedy Center Honors and the National Medal of Arts.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Albee, E. (1966). A delicate balance: a play. New York: Atheneum.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Albee, Edward, 1928-. 1966. A Delicate Balance: A Play. New York: Atheneum.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Albee, Edward, 1928-, A Delicate Balance: A Play. New York: Atheneum, 1966.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Albee, Edward. A Delicate Balance: A Play. New York: Atheneum, 1966. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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