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COCKTAILS with George and Martha is a cultural history that captures the moment when Broadway drama received a jolt from the Theater of the Absurd. Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, which opened on Broadway in October 1962, jumps off from the Bohemian precincts of New York City—especially Greenwich Village and Off-Broadway, where Albee’s first one-act play, The Zoo Story, had its American premiere at the Provincetown Playhouse after an unlikely world premiere in Berlin.