Edward Albee http://wrti.org en American Playwright Edward Albee: Going Strong in his 80s http://wrti.org/post/american-playwright-edward-albee-going-strong-his-80s <p></p><p>Three-time Pulitzer-winning playwright <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Albee" target="_blank"><strong>Edward Albee</strong></a> once vowed to keep writing until he was "90 or gaga."&nbsp; As WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports, this most celebrated of writers moves one year closer to 90 this week, without yet exhibiting too many signs of going gaga.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 17:55:26 +0000 Jim Cotter 7076 at http://wrti.org American Playwright Edward Albee: Going Strong in his 80s Edward Albee--Making Sense of Scents at Longwood Gardens--Philadelphia's History as a Brewery Town http://wrti.org/post/edward-albee-making-sense-scents-longwood-gardens-philadelphias-history-brewery-town <p>We listen back to Jim Cotter's interview with the legendary playwright Edward Albee.</p> <p>Susan Lewis makes sense of scents with a visit to an exhibition about perfume at Longwood Gardens.</p> <p>And Tom Keels uncovers Philadelphia's history as a brewery town and explores the city's current beer-making renaissance.</p> Sat, 21 Aug 2010 17:42:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Tom Keels 2401 at http://wrti.org Edward Albee--Making Sense of Scents at Longwood Gardens--Philadelphia's History as a Brewery Town Edward Albee--Long-Lost Manuscript of The Good Earth--Philadelphia's Sketch Club and Plastic Club http://wrti.org/post/edward-albee-long-lost-manuscript-good-earth-philadelphias-sketch-club-and-plastic-club <p>Jim Cotter speaks with legendary playwright Edward Albee. The Philadelphia Theater Company is presenting his <em>At Home at The Zoo.</em></p> <p>Jason Peifer visits the Pearl S. Buck House in Bucks County. An exhibition that includes the long-lost manuscript of Buck's famous novel <em>The Good Earth</em> has opened at the National Historic Landmark home.</p> <p>Susan Lewis visits the Sketch Club and the Plastic Club on Philadelphia's historic Camac Street, also known as the "Avenue of the Artists."</p> Sat, 28 Mar 2009 20:00:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 2105 at http://wrti.org Edward Albee--Long-Lost Manuscript of The Good Earth--Philadelphia's Sketch Club and Plastic Club Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas--AMERICA I AM--At Home At The Zoo--Philadelphia a Brewery Town? http://wrti.org/post/conductor-michael-tilson-thomas-america-i-am-home-zoo-philadelphia-brewery-town <p>We listen again to Jim Cotter's recent conversation with conductor Michael Tilson Thomas</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at <em>AMERICA</em><em> I AM: The African American Imprint</em>, an exhibition at the National Constitution Center exploring the myriad contributions African Americans have made to America.</p> <p> Jason Peifer previews the Philadelphia Theater's Company production of <em>At Home At The Zoo</em>. We'll hear from playwright Edward Albee about this expanded version of his 1959 play, <em>The Zoo Story</em>. </p> <p>Tom Keels uncovers Philadelphia's history as a brewery town and explores the current renaissance.</p> Sat, 21 Mar 2009 19:52:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer & Tom Keels 2102 at http://wrti.org Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas--AMERICA I AM--At Home At The Zoo--Philadelphia a Brewery Town?