A Reading of Edward Albee’s SEASCAPE

A reading of Edward Albee’s SEASCAPE
Directed by Paul Hecht
Produced by Josh Gladstone
Featuring Gerard Doyle, Susan Stout, Max Samuels & Quinn Jackson

In Seascape, Nancy and Charlie, a couple approaching retirement age, are discussing their future plans when another couple appears, two human-sized lizards,Leslie and Sarah, who no longer feel at home in the sea.

Edward Albee (1928-2016) is widely considered to be the foremost American playwright of his generation. He was the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions including Tony Award for Best Play: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1963) Pulitzer Prize for Drama: A Delicate Balance (1967) Pulitzer Prize for Drama: Seascape (1975); Pulitzer Prize for Drama: Three Tall Women (1994): Drama Desk Award Outstanding New Play: The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? (2002); Tony Award for Best Play: The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? (2002).  A resident of NYC, Albee was also a long-time resident of Montauk. The Edward F. Albee Foundation, Inc. funds the William Flanagan Memorial Creative Persons Center (better known as “The Barn”) in Montauk as a residence for writers and visual artists. Edward Albee died at his home in Montauk on September 16, 2016.


The Summertime Series of Readings is made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrant Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature and administered by The Huntington Arts Council, Inc.

Where & When

Montauk Library Community Room
871 MONTAUK HWY MONTAUK New York 11954