From the Archives….Edward Albee Reviews Sam Shepard’s Icarus’s Mother, 1965

Another notable piece from the Voice's vaults.

The play’s stage manager is Fred Katz. The lighting, by Johnny Dodd, was very effective, and the sound—some of it unquestionably the loudest in recent theatrical history—was by Francis Fisher. It was very nice, too.

Albee, circa 1961
Carl Van Vechten
Albee, circa 1961

The actors were John Kramer, Lee Worley, Cynthia Harris, James Barbosa, and John A. Coe. They … well, how can I put it most accurately? … they seemed unconvinced and detached.

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