Desire Under the Elms

Desire Under the Elms

Eugene O’Neill’s tale of Ephraim Cabot, greedy and hard like the stone walls that surround his farm, the family patriarch brings home his new young bride, Abbie. His grown sons disapprove; one leaves but the other stays to fight for the family fortune. What follows is a tragedy of epic proportions.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:

Paul Adelstein as Eben Cabot
Orson Bean as Ephraim Cabot
Amy Brenneman as Abbie Putnam
Dwier Brown as Simeon Cabot
Maurice Chasse as Peter Cabot
Charlie Kimball as Fiddler/Sherriff

Directed by Eric Simonson. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in June of 2003.

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Paul Adelstein, Orson Bean, Amy Brenneman, Dwier Brown, Maurice Chasse, Charlie Kimball


Eugene O’Neill

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978 1 58081 281 8

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