Eugene O'Neill

Eugene O'Neill



Biography


Eugene O'Neill was an American playwright and Nobel Laureate in Literature. His plays are mostly tragic in nature, and his autobiographic masterpiece, A Long Day's Journey Into Night is widely regarded as one of the greatest American plays of all time.


Shows by Eugene O'Neill

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Ah, Wilderness is one of the few comedies ever written by Eugene O’Neill. It represents a strong departure from his usual gritty family dramas in that it depicts a loving family in turn of the century Connecticut. Wilderness... read more

Ah, Wilderness is one of the few comedies ever written by Eugene O’Neill. It represents a strong departure from his usual gritty family dramas in that it depicts a loving family in turn of the century Connecticut. Wilderness... read more

A hard-hitting, yet humorous drama, Anna Christie depicts the reunion of a troubled father and daughter in the docks of New York. Chris Christopherson is an old sailor who has spent his life on the seas, to the detriment of h... read more

Beyond the Horizon tells the story of brothers Andrew and Robert . While Andrew plans to inherit the family farm and stay on the land, Robert - now recovered from a lengthy illness - will set sail with his uncle, and venture... read more

Beyond the Horizon tells the story of brothers Andrew and Robert . While Andrew plans to inherit the family farm and stay on the land, Robert - now recovered from a lengthy illness - will set sail with his uncle, and venture... read more

Widower Ephraim Cabot abandons his New England farm to his three sons, who hate him, but have inherited his greed. Eben, the youngest and brightest sibling, feels the farm is his birthright, as it originally belonged to his m... read more

Emperor Jones is a fascinating exploration of the mental decline of the self-imposed emperor of a small Caribbean island. Brutus Jones is a former Pullman porter and convict who has escaped to an island in the West Indies and... read more

Harry Hope’s rundown saloon is filled with men from all walks of life: former anarchist “foolosopher” Larry Slade, bickering Boer War veterans Captain Lewis and General Wetjoen, formerly wealthy African-American gambler Joe M... read more

One of the most lauded plays in the history of American theater, Long Day’s Journey Into Night is the masterpiece of Eugene O’Neill. It is O’Neill’s most autobiographical play, and was so deeply personal that the author requ... read more

Overview

Nationality
American
Show Categories
Play
Genres
Comedy, Drama, Historical/Biographical

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