Is it hot enough for you? It's 104 degrees in my neck of the woods. With this kind of whether, it makes people cranky, more inclined to argue. In fact, I've noticed a lot of folks in my neighborhood acting like the characters from Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Scary, don't you think?
The play begins with the middle-aged couple, George and Martha, returning from a faculty party arranged by George's father-in-law (and employer), the president of the small New England college. George and Martha are intoxicated and it's two o'clock in the morning. But that won't stop them from entertaining two guests, the college's new Biology professor and his "mousy" wife.
What follows is the world's most awkward and volatile social engagement. Martha and George function by insulting and verbally attacking one another. Read more about the most cantankerous, hot-blooded couple in he history of theatre.