Unlike many Edward Albee plays, 'Who's Afraid of Viriginia Woolf?' appears to be a work of straightforward realism: an older married couple entertains a younger couple through what turns out to be a night-long bout of drinking, fighting and secret-telling.
1. "The Brother/Sister Plays" at Steppenwolf. This trilogy was supposed to be the unveiling of a major new talent addressing the African-American experience, and instead it turned out to be a single excellent one-act flanked by one that was mediocre and another that was out-and-out poor.