Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge
Edward Albee goes to see a movie on the opening night of his plays. (Source)
The play's working title was The Exorcism.
Edward Albee is named after his adopted grandfather, who was a powerful vaudeville producer. (Source)
Before Albee hit it big, he worked as an office boy, a record salesman, and as a messenger for Western Union. (Source)
Albee couldn't get any America producers to back his first play The Zoo Story. After it was a hit in Germany, though, the producers came a knockin'. (Source)