Inspired by Aeschylus’s Oresteia, America’s greatest playwright sets this trilogy of plays—Homecoming, The Hunted, and The Haunted—in the American Civil War. In a tragic tale of murder and incest, the Mannon family takes a spiritual journey through sin, penitence and redemption. The London Times called it “O’Neill’s masterpiece” and critic John Mason Brown said the play moved “with the white heat of tragedy.”

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Mourning Becomes Electra

Apr 29 - Jun 15

Lansburgh Theatreby Eugene O'Neill

directed by Michael Kahn
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