Desire Under the Elms

Drama - Original

Greenwich Village Theatre (November 11, 1924 - January 10, 1925)
Earl Carroll Theatre (January 12, 1925 - May 30, 1925)
George M. Cohan's Theatre (June 01, 1925 - September 26, 1925)
Daly's 63rd Street Theatre (September 28, 1925 - October 17, 1925)
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  • Opening Date: November 11, 1924
  • Closing Date: October 17, 1925
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 208

Playwright: Eugene O'Neill


In Eugene O'Neill's modern retelling of Greek tragedy, a widowed farmer brings home a young bride. Initially his grown son abhors the new stepmother, but soon his hatred turns to lust.


Opening Night Cast

Charles Ellis Eben Cabot
Walter Huston Ephraim Cabot
Mary Morris Abbie Putnam
Allan Nagle Simeon Cabot
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Opening Night Production Credits

Eugene O'Neill Eugene O'Neill Writer
  The Provincetown Players Producer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1924 - 1925

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