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Eugene O'Neill Deserves A Closer Look

Nov 6, 2019

Eugene O'Neill doesn't get enough credit. His plays are a form of therapy. O'Neill forces us to watch the raw pain of our human condition, the disillusionment and existential fear that we push into the background.

O'Neill's plays are dark but there's a catharsis in confronting our deepest fears and illusions. 

Who is the man behind the plays?

GUESTS: 

  • Robert Dowling - Professor of English at Central CT State University, author of Eugene O’Neill: A Life in Four Acts, and President of the Eugene O’Neill Society.
  • Howard Fishman - frequent contributor to The New Yorker, performer, and composer.
  • Jeanie Hackett - actor, director, author, and artist-in-charge at The Workroom.

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Colin McEnroe and Jonathan McNicol contributed to this show. 

Jared Todd produced this show.