Desire Under the Elms

Drama - Revival

ANTA Playhouse

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  • Opening Date: January 16, 1952
  • Closing Date: February 23, 1952
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 46

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 Aidman Man
Minnette Barrett Woman
Jocelyn Brando Young Girl
Elwyn Dearborn Neighbor
Colleen Dewhurst Neighbor
Donald Elson Neighbor
Howard H. Fischer Old Farmer
Russell Gaige Sheriff
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Opening Night Production Credits

Eugene O'Neill Eugene O'Neill Writer
  Harold Clurman Director
  Mordecai Gorelik Scenic Design
  Ben Edwards Costume Design
  Mordecai Gorelik Lighting Design
  Walter Fried General Manager
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