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Edward Albee dead: Broadway stars, Hollywood pay tribute

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The theater world lost an icon Friday when writer Edward Albee died in his New York home at 88 years old. The three-time Pulitzer Prize winner who penned Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, A Delicate BalanceThree Tall Women, and more left an indelible legacy on Broadway, for actors, writers, and fans alike.

“One of the Titans of theater. Amongst the greatest playwrights of our time and possibly all time,” former Book of Mormon and Frozen star Josh Gad wrote.

Anna Kendrick had a personal, influential anecdote about seeing one of Albee’s works. “Seeing Three Tall Women (WAY too young) made me fall in love w theater,” she tweeted. “Edward Albee is a legend, genius, treasure.”

See a collection of reactions below.