Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Director: James MacDonald
Writer: Edward Albee
Cast: Imelda Staunton, Imogen Poots, Conleth Hill, Luke Treadaway
Seen on: 18.5.2017

Plot:
Martha (Imelda Staunton) and George (Conleth Hill) return from a university faculty party in the middle of the night and are swiftly followed by the young couple Nick (Luke Treadaway) and Honey (Imogen Poots) who they invited for a night cap. Nick just started teaching at the university where George has been working for many years. What appears at first as a nice gesture quickly devolves as Martha and George rope the younger couple into their own marital conflicts.

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf is a sometimes exhausting play, but one I couldn’t look away from for quite a few reasons. It really blew me away.

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