Eugene O'Neill and Theatre
Nobel Prize for Literature
In 1936, Eugene O'Neill was the first American playwright to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. The Nobel Prize is the highest international recognition given to honor the creativity of the human mind. View O'Neill's Prize, and an English translation.
O'Neill's Long Day's Journey
Until he came to Tao House in Danville, California, Eugene O'Neill had been a wanderer. Read about O'Neill's life, trials, tribulations, and development into one of America's greatest playwrights.
American Drama Transformed
The Tao House Plays
O'Neill's Works on Film
View a comprehensive listing of selected readings for more information on Eugene O'Neill.
Did You Know?
Greta Garbo made her talking picture debut in the 1930 MGM version of O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize winning play “Anna Christie.”