A play fifty years in the making, American master Edward Albee has penned a prequel to his brilliant one-act play, The Zoo Story.
This full play is a meticulously calibrated and brutal look at the trapped lives of three human animals, each in their own zoo. Act I opens with Peter and his wife, Ann, whose frank conversation (which begins with "We should talk.") veers off into dangerously personal territory. It's the kind of talk that can drive a husband out for a walk - to Central Park, for Act II, where Jerry, a desperate and lonely outcast, awaits Peter. At Home at the Zoo bares its teeth to threaten our delicately balanced world, growling at each passerby through the bars.