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Audrey Brashears rated it really liked it Jun 30, It’s as if Albee is saying “See? Jerry is an isolated and disheartened man, desperate to have a meaningful conversation with another human being.

As interesting as Homelife is, it doesn’t hold a candle to At the Zoo, and I truly think it unnecessary as a prequel although certainly entertaining and as a fleshing-out of Peter’s character. But Peter is a backboard. At Home at the Zoo by Edward Albee.

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There are no discussion topics on hlstoria book yet. Homelife, the prequel or first act, if you do the two plays togetherserves to flesh out the character of P I first read The Zoo Story in a different edition: Wally rated it liked it Mar 20, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The move has raised controversy within the theater community.


historiz Bleeding on the park bench, Jerry finishes his zoo story by bringing it into the immediate hietoria Matthew rated it it was amazing Jul 25, Rose rated it really liked it Jun 26, Today, professional theatre companies can produce “The Zoo Story” either as a part of “Edward Albee’s at Home at the Zoo” originally titled “Peter and Jerry”or as a standalone play.

Albee noted the play was his to do with as he wanted.

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Steven rated it it was amazing Feb 13, The only reason why I rated this 4 stars is due to the first act, because the first Act, even though it is focused on something completely different, simply isn’t as profound, nor as experimental story wise, and the overall arc is not as prominent.

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Its prequel, “Homelife” written inhowever, can only be produced as a part of “Edward Albee’s at Home at the Zoo”. Peter is a wealthy publishing executive with a wife, two daughters, two cats, and two parakeets.

Jerry begins pushing Peter off the bench and challenges him to fight for his territory. Albee defended the change and edwadd addition of a female character, Peter’s wife. May 20, Gregorio rated it really liked it.


Judith rated it liked it Dec 18, Books by Edward Albee. When Peter holds the knife defensively, Jerry charges him and impales himself on the knife.

Dec 22, Amanda rated it it was amazing Shelves: Views Read Edit View history. But I think I did. To ask other readers questions about At Home at the Zooplease sign up. Coger rated it it was amazing Jul 12, Life in the Garden rel Captives. But it’s a play with one and a half characters.

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Samantha rated it really liked it Feb 03, Daniels and Richman performed to rave reviews for more than nine months. Jerry is a fully developed, three-dimensional character. Albee’s dedication to continuing to evolve his voice — as evidenced in later productions such as The Goat or Who is Sylvia — also routinely marks him as distinct from other American playwrights of his era.

His first play, it was written in and completed in just three weeks.