The Theater: O'Neill in Stockholm

In 1939 the late Playwright Eugene O'Neill pushed aside the bulky, handwritten manuscripts of his projected nine-play study of the rise and fall of a New England family, and wrote the plays that made him once more the dominant figure of the American theater. In quick succession he ground out The Iceman Cometh, which is flourishing in its second year off-Broadway as a revival, the autobiographical Long Day's Journey Into Night, the season's outstanding drama, and A Moon for the Misbegotten, which will open on Broadway next month.*

Tearing Up Children. Shortly before his death in 1953, his tall, thin body wracked...

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