Desire Under the Elms - Shaw Festival Theatre

Rural New England provides the setting for Eugene O’Neill’s dramatic American classic.
Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre
October 16 - December 12
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Eugene O’Neill’s masterpiece of erotic desire takes a Greek tragedy and sets it on an American Gothic farmstead. The son can see that his father’s new young wife plans to push him out. His passionate hatred for her is only matched by hers for him. Blinded by passion, they are set on a collision course. But the rest of the world is not blind.

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By Eugene O'Neill
Directed by Tim Carroll
Scenic Designer Judith Bowden
Costume Designer Joyce Padua
Lighting Designer Kevin Lamotte
Music Director, Original Music & Sound Designer Claudio Vena
Movement and Intimacy Director Alexis Milligan
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