FILM SCREENING: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Enjoy the 1966 classic Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on the big screen to complement the exhibition Drawing the Motion Picture: Production Art and Storyboards with an introduction by the Ransom Center's Robert De Niro Curator of Film Steve Wilson. Space is limited and advance registration is required. RSVP here. 

Film Screening | 7 p.m. Run time: 2 hours and 11 minutes. Harry Ransom Center Prothro Theater. Galleries open at 6:30 p.m. to view the exhibition!


A bitter, aging couple use their young dinner guests as props in a personal battle over the course of one distressing night. This 1966 film was directed by Mike Nichols in his directorial debut. Ernest Lehman wrote the screenplay in an adaptation of Edward Albee's 1962 play of the same name. The film stars Elizabeth Taylor as Martha, Richard Burton as George, George Segal as Nick, and Sandy Dennis as Honey. The film was nominated for 13 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. Taylor won an Academy Award for Best Actress and Dennis for Best Supporting Actress. 

Thursday, May 25, 2023 at 7:00pm

Harry Ransom Center (HRC), Prothro Theater 300 21ST ST W, Austin, Texas 78705

Event Type

Arts & Humanities


All Departments

Target Audience

Students, Staff, Faculty, Alumni, Families, General Public




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