Eugene O'Neill and Theatre

Nobel Prize
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.
Eugene and Carlotta Monterey O'Neill
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.
Mourning Becomes Electra

American Drama Transformed
Growing up literally backstage in the theatre of his father, O'Neill responded instinctively to the realism and experimental techniques of the European dramatists Ibsen, Shaw, Chekhov, and especially Strindberg.

Performance in Old Barn

The Tao House Plays
At Tao House, Eugene O'Neill wrote the plays he had been germinating for years, tapping painful memories and working them into compelling theatre.

Long Day's Journey Into Night

O'Neill's Works on Film
View a comprehensive list of O'Neill's plays made into movies, the year released, and the starring actors.

Eugene O'Neill and model ships
Selected Readings
View a comprehensive listing of selected readings for more information on Eugene O'Neill.

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Mailing Address:

Eugene O'Neill NHS
P.O. Box 280

Danville, CA 94526


(925) 838-0249 x6320

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