New Edward Albee played honored by NYC drama critics

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com May 08 2002 11:00 PM ET

Variety reports that out author Edward Albee's new play The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? was named best play of the season by the New York Drama Critics Circle. At its Tuesday meeting the group also voted to give a special award to Elaine Stritch for her one-woman show, Elaine Stritch at Liberty. The critics opted not to present an award this season for best musical or best foreign play. Albee was previously honored by the New York Drama Critics Circle for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Three Tall Women.