Posts tagged "Eugene O'Neill"

"Hughie" (Seanachai Theatre): Perfect Ramblings Pack a Wallop

"Hughie" (Seanachai Theatre):  Perfect Ramblings Pack a Wallop
Seanachai Theatre presents Hughie.  Erie Smith is a small-time gambler and big-time talker.  He’s coming off his most recent bender. He’s looking for the comforts of home.  He’s searching for his Hughie. Charley Hughes is the new replacement night clerk.  For years, Erie has returned home from his latest craps game or hook-up  to chat it out... Read more »

"Ah, Wilderness!" (Eclipse Theatre): Simply An Adorable Rom-Com!

"Ah, Wilderness!" (Eclipse Theatre):  Simply An Adorable Rom-Com!
I ran into Oliver over the weekend.  I asked him if he was going to the opening for Eclipse.  He told me Eugene O’Neill was too heavy for the summer.  I thought back on the recent O’Neill offerings:  “Beyond the Horizon,” “Mourning Becomes Electra,” “A Moon for the Misbegotten,” and “The Iceman Cometh.”  What were... Read more »

"Beyond the Horizon" (Eclipse Theatre): Pulitzer Prize Puts Happiness Out of Reach

"Beyond the Horizon" (Eclipse Theatre):  Pulitzer Prize Puts Happiness Out of Reach
Suppose I was to tell you that it’s just beauty that’s calling me, the beauty of the far off and unknown, the mystery and spell which lures me, the need of freedom of great wide spaces, the joy of wandering on and on—-in quest of the secret which is hidden over there—-beyond the horizon?”     ― Eugene O’Neill, Beyond... Read more »
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"A Touch of Poet" (The Artistic Home): Powerful Pretend!

Life is a lot of work! Shelter, food, survival are the results of hard labor.  The upper class believes they are above the daily drudgery.  They embrace a lifestyle of privilege.  Their every comfort is someone else’s responsibility.   And if they can afford it, more power to them.  Entitlement comes at a cost. The Artistic... Read more »

Review "Hughie/Krapp's Last Tape": Dennehy Double Header Is a Grand Slam!

Goodman Theatre presents Hughie/Krapp’s Last Tape Hughie Written by Eugene O’Neill Directed by Robert Falls Krapp’s Last Tape Written by Samuel Beckett Directed by Jennifer Tarver Thru February 28th Buy Tickets Loneliness? Immortality? Krapps is a betting game? Or is it Craps? The Goodman Theatre presents Hughie and Krapp’s Last Tape, two (one act) plays.... Read more »