Theater: The Un-Angry

In the opinion of Playwright Edward Albee, his colleagues are of three types: "The strictly commercial hack, the self-destructive avant-gardist to whom failure is success, and the man who writes the kind of play he has to write." Two young American writers last week established themselves in the third category.

In London, Novelist J. P. (The Ginger Man) Donleavy saw the West End première of his first successful play, Fairy Tales of New York; and off Broadway in Manhattan, Albee himself staged an impressive one-acter, The American Dream, following up the promise...

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