NHB Classic Plays

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On the Evils of Tobacco

A bittersweet monologue in which a scientific lecture is hijacked by thoughts of domestic misery.

Published in volume Chekhov: Shorts

    All God's Chillun Got Wings

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

      Desire Under the Elms

      A story of greed, yearning and murder with incest and infanticide, and edged with echoes of Ancient Greek tragedy within a New England farming family.

        The Emperor Jones

        An expressionistic chronicle of a black dictator's flight from his oppressed subjects.

          The Great God Brown

          A demonstration of O'Neill's expressionistic experimentation with masks to emphasise the distinction between characters, and the lack of understanding in human relationships.

            The Hairy Ape

            A nightmarish condemnation of the dehumanising effects of industrialisation on the American people.

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              Joanna Murray-Smith

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              27 Oct - 1 Nov
              South London Theatre