Valley Forge Military Academy
Rye County Day School
Award winning play "The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?" about a man who is in love with a goat, opens on Broadway
Premiere of "The Play About the Baby" in London; Albee directed staging at the Alley Theater in 2000 and Off-Broadway in 2001
Both "A Delicate Balance" (with Maggie Smith and Eileen Atkins) and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolfe?" (with David Suchet and Diana Rigg) produced in London
Broadway revival of "A Delicate Balance" became a hit and won a Tony
Received third Pulitzer Prize for "Three Tall Women"
Had a season devoted to his works at the Signature Theater in NYC
"Three Tall Women", which traced events in the life of his adoptive mother, premiered in Vienna; staged in Woodstock, New York in 1992 and became an Off-Broadway hit in 1994
Premiered "Marriage Play" in Vienna; later produced at Houston's Alley Theater in 1992 and in NYC at the Signature Theater in 1993
Had yet another unsuccessful Broadway experience with "The Man Who Had Three Arms", starring Robert Drivas
Penned the stage adaptation of Vladimir Nobokov's novel "Lolita"; production starred Blanche Baker and Donald Sutherland
Returned to the New York theater after a five-year absence with "The Lady From Dubuque"
Broadway directing debut with "Seascape", his Pulitzer-winning drama about a middle-aged couple who encounter a pair of lizard-like sea creatures; critics reviled the production which closed after a brief run
Solo screenwriting credit, the film adaptation of his own play "A Delicate Balance"
Received praise for drama "All Over"
Film version of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolfe?" made; directed by Mike Nichols; script adapted by Ernest Lehman; actresses Elizabeth Taylor and Sandy Dennis won Oscars for performances; Richard Burton and George Segal received Academy Award nominations
Received first Pulitzer Prize for "A Delicate Balance"; characters loosely based on his parents and his maternal aunt
"Tiny Alice" premiered in NYC to mixed reviews; starred John Geilgud and Irene Worth
Stage directing debut with "The Zoo Story"
Adapted the Carson McCullers novella "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe" for the stage
Breakthrough play, the scorching look at marriage, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolfe?"; opened on Broadway with Uta Hagen and Arthur Hill in leading roles
Premiered "The Death of Bessie Smith" in Berlin; staged in NYC in 1961
First produced play, "The Zoo Story"; premiered in Berlin; opened in NYC in 1960 with George Maharis and William Daniels in the cast, performed on a double bill Off-Broadway with Samuel Beckett's "Krapp's Last Tape"
After high school, worked at radio station WNYC writing continuity for programs
Completed first surviving play, "Schism"; produced at Choate
At age 12, reportedly wrote first play, a sex farce called "Aliqueen"; no copies are extant
Adopted by the Albee family
Sent to boarding schools
Raised in the New York City area
Born in Washington, DC; given up for adoption by birth mother
Received 1996 National Medal of Arts from the National Endowment for the Arts.