This two-volume edition is edited by Mel Gussow (1933-2005), who was a drama critic, a cultural writer at The New York Times, and author of several books including Edward Albee: A Singular Journey, and by Kenneth Holditch, professor emeritus at the University of New Orleans, editor since 1989 of the Tennessee Williams Journal, and the author of In Old New Orleans.
"These two volumes constitute all the plays that matter . . . with all the author's introductions, notes and pertinent essays." -Los Angeles Times Book Review