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Eugene O’Neill’s Hughie Is a Surprising Little Gem

Eugene O’Neill (1888-1953), a towering figure in American theater, wrote about 17 of its best known plays, and almost everyone is familiar with some of them, such as Desire Under the Elms, Long Day’s Journey into Night, Ah, Wilderness!, Mourning Becomes Electra, The Iceman Cometh, and Anna Christie. Lesser known are his one-acts, and Hughie… Read More ›

South Stream Productions’ Presentation of Hughie by Eugene O’Neill Is Another Hit at Sonorous Road

In South Stream Productions’ current presentation of Eugene O’Neill’s Hughie, now playing at Sonorous Road Productions in Raleigh, under the direction of Andy Hayworth, Brook North and David Klionsky swap roles for alternating performances. On opening night (May 27th), North played Erie, and Klionsky played The Night Clerk. When the curtain rises, it’s three o’clock… Read More ›

Raleigh Little Theatre's upcoming production of "Desire Under the Elms" stars Brian Yandle Heather Strickland as Eben and Abbie (photo by Curtis Brown Photography)

Eugene O’Neill’s “Desire Under the Elms” Is a Backwoodsy, Brutal Classic, Now Playing at RLT

Kudos to Raleigh Little Theatre for shouldering a production of Desire Under the Elms by Nobel Laureate (and three-time Pulitzer Prize winner) Eugene O’Neill, America’s foremost playwright of the 20th century. His work was not easy to deal with in the early part of last century, and is even more difficult in the beginning of… Read More ›