Tales From the O'Neill: Summer Traditions Kept Alive
24 Jun 2013
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center is an idyllic retreat where playwrights, actors and puppeteers flock to focus on their art. There isn't much Internet service, and cell phone reception is a thing of mythical wonder. This lack of interconnectivity has created a tightly-knit community where creativity thrives. Over the 49 years of its existence, The O'Neill has acquired some much-loved traditions that are kept alive by the center's dedicated staff.
Read on to learn about some of the annual traditions at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.