Corn Exchange’s solution is artful, austerely beautiful and appropriately severe.
On a rough, stony farm in 1850s New England, old Ephraim Cabot brings his third wife back to the family home. When his youngest son meets her sparks fly – with devastating consequences.
In this early masterpiece of American drama, Eugene O’Neill draws on both Greek tragedy and his Irish roots to tell a story soaked with greed, repressed desire and the yearning for escape. Together these elements present a deeply disturbing portrait of the American psyche stirred by the rage of the Old Country.
Assistant Stage Manager
Hair & Make Up
That the rhythm and flow of their speech feels naturally aligned with the playwright’s rhythms is a revelation.
Most powerful... high-calibre production entraps you in its idiosyncratic world. This is proper theatre
Dublin Theatre Festival, Smock Alley
Oct 4 — Oct 13, 2013