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"It was like walking on the bottom of the sea"

It was like walking on the bottom of the sea.
As if I had drowned long ago…

― Eugene O’Neill, Long Day’s Journey Into Night


The Last-Resort Variety

“The people in that saloon were the best I’ve ever known,” Eugene O’Neill wrote about the motley crew that occupied Jimmy-the-Priest’s, the dive bar which provided the inspiration for  674 more words


Off Broadway review: Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy in 'The Iceman Cometh'

Eugene O’Neill’s nearly-five-hour masterpiece The Iceman Cometh unfolds like a more poetic marathon of the A&E series Intervention,  with the sad-sack denizens of Harry Hope’s dingy saloon and boarding house spinning their wheels in a perpetual whirl of hung-over avoidance and denial. 621 more words

The Iceman Cometh

I can’t last through a two-hour action flick without falling asleep at least once, but guess what—last night I was alert and engaged for the entirety of a FOUR-HOUR-LONG  play. 238 more words


I was born condemned to be one of those who has to see all sides of a question. When you’re damned like that, the questions multiply for you until in the end it’s all question and no answer.

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Oh, Danny Boy — 'Tis you?

In his classic novel Ulysses, James Joyce wrote, “History […] is a nightmare from which I’m trying to awake.” While playwright Eugene O’Neill penned, in… 126 more words

Aesthetically Immersed

“I will be an artist or nothing!”

-Eugene O’Neill