Jungle Theater delays opening night for "Virginia Woolf"

Categories: Theater
​The Jungle Theater announced Tuesday that a medical emergency has caused a delay in the opening night of its production of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The show was slated to open this Friday; instead, it will kick off Tuesday, April 27.

The show features Stephen Yoakam and Michelle Barber as George and Martha, a disillusioned academic and his acerbic wife. Over the course of an evening, the two draw a younger couple into their bitter emotional war, skirting all manner of boundaries and generally cluster-bombing the psychic landscape. 

Jane Froiland plays Honey, the wife of the young couple. Sean Dooley replaces Sean Neely as young professor Nick (Sean Connery presumably being too old for the part). At last report, Dooley is rehearsing the part at rapid pace; professional theater people being amazing troopers, the replacement of a major role has pushed back opening night for this Bain Boehlke-directed show a mere four days (see an extensive 2005 CP profile of Boehlke here). 

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? will run April 27 through May 30. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Tue.-Thu., 8:00 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sun. Tickets are $20-$35, with discounted rush tickets available every night 30 minutes before curtain. For tickets and information call 612.822.7063 or click here

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