All God's Chillun Got Wings
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
First Staged:
Provincetown Playhouse, New York, 1924

All God's Chillun Got Wings

By Eugene O'Neill

An expressionist play about a violently dysfunctional mixed-race marriage, inspired by an old Negro spiritual.

Ella is the neurotically jealous white wife of Jim, a driven, charismatic black man. She sabotages his career, effectively destroying him, before her frenzy lapses into remorseless dependency.

Eugene O'Neill's play All God's Chillun Got Wings was first performed in 1924, at the Provincetown Playhouse, New York, in a production starring Paul Robeson.

Also by Eugene O'Neill:

Mourning Becomes Electra
Desire Under the Elms
Ah! Wilderness
Desire Under the Elms & The Great God Brown
A Touch of the Poet
Strange Interlude
Anna Christie
Anna Christie & The Emperor Jones: two plays
A Moon for the Misbegotten
The Great God Brown
The Iceman Cometh
The Hairy Ape
The Hairy Ape & All God's Chillun Got Wings
The Emperor Jones
Long Day's Journey into Night

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