Three Tall Women | Critical Review by Jeane Luere

This literature criticism consists of approximately 7 pages of analysis & critique of Three Tall Women.
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Critical Review by Jeane Luere

SOURCE: A review of Three Tall Women, in Theatre Journal, Vol. 44, No. 2, May, 1992, pp. 251-52.

[In the following review of a production of Three Tall Women directed by Albee, Luere offers praise for the play, comparing it to Albee's previous works and noting his focus on family, guilt, love, and identity.]

Receptive audiences at Vienna's English Theatre, which in the past has been host to Tennessee Williams, Harold Pinter, Lanford Wilson, are hailing the new Edward Albee offering [Three Tall Women], giving the play's three-in-one heroine emotional precedence over men and women in his previous dramas. In stirring anecdotes, the eldest third of Albee's strong composite heroine, a ninety-year-old with a prodigal son, divulges her prejudices, her attitudes and insights on the lack of substance in the upper crust into which she has married. The two other onstage characters, materializations...

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