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'A Delicate Balance': A look back at the Katharine Hepburn movie version
'A Delicate Balance': A look back at the Katharine Hepburn movie version

"A Delicate Balance," Edward Albee's 1966 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about emotional repression in an upper-crust WASP family, is once again a hot ticket on Broadway thanks to the new, starry revival production with Glenn Close and John Lithgow. Tickets for the new revival, which opened Thursday at the John Golden Theatre in New York, have sold for as much as $323 during the preview period. For those on a more limited budget and travel schedule, the DVD of the 1973 film adaptation may offer a more accessible alternative. Starring Katharine Hepburn as Agnes, an icy matriarch who is scared of losing her mind, the screen version is word-for-word faithful to Albee's...

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