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Undated, estimated to be c. 1967

From the program:

The Art Theatre of the University of Maine in Portland, proudly presents three contemporary one-act plays by Edward Albee.

Directed by Thomas A. Power
Fam and Yam is an imaginary interview. It is a short but eloquent example of the biting wit and incisive satire of this brilliant young American playwright.

Directed by William P. Steele
Time: The Present
Place: A typical upper middle class American home

Directed by Thomas A. Power
In this play Mr. Albee crosses the boundaries between life and the stage. As Grandma begins to weave her own rather dismayed history between the cool, indifferent patter of the people and the equally cool but somehow more sympathetic sounds from the guitar, as Grandma covers herself with sand in order to die, and as the cryptic athlete turns out to bear a relationship to her after all, a nearly invisible string of intelligence and sentiment moves to bind the collage together.

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Portland, ME


Theatre, University of Southern Maine Department of Theatre, Theatre Program


Arts and Humanities | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History


Fam and Yam Cast
Fam ... Steven Boothby
Yam ... Ed Beem

The American Dream Cast
Mommy ... Marcia Ridge
Daddy ... Paul Hutchins
Grandwa ... Ellen McCubrey
Mrs. Barker ... Pat Grenier
The Young Man ... Bill Brown

The Sandbox Cast
Young Man ... Steve Boothby
Mommy ... Joyce Dunlap
Daddy ... Tom Gallant
Musician ... Joe McGonigle
Grandma ... Sharon Morrison

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An Evening with Edward Albee



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