It starred Katharine Hepburn, Paul Scofield, Lee Remick, Joseph Cotten, and Kate Reid. It starred Eileen Atkins as Agnes, Maggie Smith as Claire, John Standing as Tobias, Annette Crosbie as Edna, Sian Thomas as Julia, and James Laurenson as Harry. A Delicate Balance was produced in 2013 at the McCarter Theater, with Edward Albee attending rehearsals and contributing minor rewrites. It featured Kathleen Chalfant as Agnes, John Glover as Tobias, and was directed by Emily Mann. Sets were designed by Daniel Ostling, costumes by Jennifer von Mayrhauser, and lighting by Lap Chi Ch. .
A Delicate Balance was Edward Albee's first Pulitzer Prize winning play, and in it he re-examines the waspish, middle class America which he explored to such caustic effect in his classic, ''Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?''. Katharine Hepburn (The Philadelphia Story, The African Queen) and Paul Scofield (A Man For All Seasons, Quiz Show) excel as Agnes and Tobias, a middle-aged couple at the centre of this fragile tale of familial breakdown.
A Delicate Balance is a 1973 itish drama film directed by Tony Richardson, and starring Katharine Hepburn, Paul Scofield, Lee Remick, Kate Reid, Joseph Cotten, and Betsy Blair. The screenplay by Edward Albee is based on his 1966 Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name.
With Katharine Hepburn, Paul Scofield, Lee Remick, Kate Reid. A well-to-do Connecticut family is upended when the grown daughter's godparents, seized by a nameless terror, decide to come live with them. Their neighbors and long time friends, Joseph Cotten and Betsy Blair just ring the bell and announce that something unknown has frightened them in their home and they need to move out and move in with them. Scofield offers them his daughter's room. But then daughter announces she's moving back after failed marriage number four. Needless to say that causes the balance to go out of whack. Lee Remick is the daughter and she's a selfish and spoiled suburban princess. After this everybody grates on each other's nerves.
Katharine Hepburn was an esteemed American actress, known for her fierce and independent persona which she proudly displayed both off-screen and on-screen. She started her acting career in the early 30s with the film ‘A Bill of Divorcement’ and she later complemented the success of her first film with some further notable titles such as ‘Christopher Storm’, ‘Little Women’, ‘The Lake’ and ‘Spit Fire’. After starring in two back-to-back unsuccessful films - ‘The Little Minister’ and ‘Break of Hearts’ - she regained success with ‘Alice Adams’. After that, her film career got a boost with feature. Star Cast: Joseph Cotten, Lee Remick, Paul Scofield, Kate Reid.