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Find classroom resources to help your students understand the themes, plot and characters of the play “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?,” by Edward Albee.

Our production resources incorporate ELA and Social Studies curricula, and adhere to Common Core standards. We offer pre-show materials, dynamic lesson plans, and interactive post-show activities.

Pre-show resources include a synopsis and character descriptions. After the show, engage in a grade-appropriate lesson plan that includes discussion questions and a classroom activity to help students understand and communicate about the show.

Common Core Standards


Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics.

Learning Objectives
  • Compare and contrast two mid-20th century texts for content, theme and the author’s experience in America.
Guiding Questions
  • What is the American Dream?
  • What obstacles exist within different populations towards achieving that dream?