Mourning Becomes Electra

Drama - Revival

Alvin Theatre

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  • Opening Date: May 9, 1932
  • Closing Date: May 21, 1932
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 16

Playwright: Eugene O'Neill


Eugene O'Neill retells the Greek trilogy The Oresteia as the tale of the Mannon family, who lives in New England just after the Civil War and must cope with incestuous and murderous feelings among their various members.


Opening Night Cast

Walter Abel Orin Mannon
Judith Anderson Lavinia Mannon
Seth Arnold Seth Beckwith
George W. Callahan Abner Small
Dr. Joseph Blake
Bernice Elliott Hazel Niles
Henry Hermsen Josiah Borden
Amos Ames
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Opening Night Production Credits

Eugene O'Neill Eugene O'Neill Writer
  Philip Moeller Staging
  The Theatre Guild Producer
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