27 Apr-13 May 2006. The Oxford Playhouse presents Edward Albees Pulitzer prize-winning play Three Tall Women directed by Irina Brown. The play is set in the bedroom of a sick and forgetful old woman. The other two tall women are her middle-aged companion and carer and a young visitor sent by the lawyer to sort out her financial affairs. Only in the second act does it become clear that the three are one and the same person everywoman at different stages of her life. Described by Newsweek as Albees ..most emotionally affecting play since Whos Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Three Tall Women portrays human frailty and aging with wit and compassion. This production is designed by Niki Turner and lit by Chris Davey. Post Show Talk on 4 May after the evening performance. Admission 22.50-9.50. Performances Mon-Wed 19.30 Thurs 14.30 & 19.30 Fri 20.00 Sat 14.30 & 19.30.
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Three Tall Women.
The Oxford Playhouse is at 11-12 Beaumont Street in the heart of Oxford, a two-minute walk away from the city's main Bus and Coach Station in Gloucester Green. Box Office tel. +44 (0) 1865305305.