Murder, love, lust and betrayal. Eugene OâNeillâs supremely powerful masterpiece retells the Greek tragedy of Orestia in the context of the American Civil War. As one of the greatest American dramatists, OâNeill crafted the relentlessly passionate and striking drama centred around a familyâs loss of love, humanity and compassion. Running time 4 hours 30 minutes (including two intervals)Performers Helen Mirren (Christine Mannon), Eve Best, Paul Hilton, Clarke Peters, Paul McGann, Dominic Rowan, Karen Archer, Thomas Arnold, Felix Dexter, Peter Eastland, Maxine Howe, Rebecca Johnson, Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Beverley Longhurst, Simon Merrells, Lucian Msamati, Tim Pigott-Smith, Trevor Thomas.
Author Eugene O'Neill. Producer National Theatre. Director Howard Davies. Design Bob Crowley. Lighting Mark Henderson. Sound Christopher Shutt. Music Dominic Muldowney. Choreographer Stuart Hopps.