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When love hurts edward albee's who's afraid of virginia woolf is a disturbing and powerful work ironically, it is disturbing and powerful for many of the same reasons as the audience watches george and martha tear savagely at each other with the knives of hurled words, sharpened on pain and aimed to draw blood, the way in which these two relentlessly go at each other is awful to see, yet. Holly twyford as martha in the ford's theatre production of edward albee's who's afraid of virginia woolf, directed by aaron posner photo by scott suchman view all. 206 power struggle and control: an analysis of turn-taking in edward albee's who's afraid of virginia woolf innervate leading undergraduate work in english studies, volume 3 (2010-2011), pp 205-216. Quick answer: the filmmakers behind who's afraid of virginia woolf(1966) endured countless setbacks in adapting edward albee's 1962 play for the big screen, mostly due to their refusal to comply with the motion picture association of america's strict censorship guidelines.