Seascape by Edward Albee (1975): Chosen by Committee episode 49


Edward Albee won his second (of three) Pulitzer Prizes in 1975 for Seascape, which traverses a peculiar line between realism and absurdism. Like Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (the committee chose it for the 1963 prize but were overruled by the Pulitzer board) and Delicate Balance (winner in 1967), Seascape sees one couple visited by another. This time, though, the visitors are lizards. The podders consider.

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