A Moon for the Misbegotten

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A Moon for the Misbegotten is a play by Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953) [1].

The original text

The play is a sequel to O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night. It opened on Broadway in 1957.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1960: Produced by National Theatre Organisation, the same year it was done in London for the first time. The Pretoria production starred Alec Bell as James Tyrone. In the production subsequently done by the NTO Kamertoneel, Bellville, the cast were Jenny Gratus (Josie Hogan), Michael Drin (Phil Hogan), (Cyril Ryan), Johann Nell (James Tyrone), Tony Isted (T. Stedman Harder).

1991-2: Produced by PACT in the Momentum Theatre, Pretoria, and the Windybrow Theatre in Johannesburg the Transvaal, directed by Terrence Shank, with Sandra Duncan, Michael McCabe, Danny Keogh and Peter Terry. Lighting by Stan Knight.


Wikipedia [2].

Theatre programme Bellville Kamertoneel, 1960.

Theatre programme (NTO production) held by NELM: [Collection: WOOLFSON, Malcolm L]: 1999. 113. 10. 4. 13.

Material (re Vita Awards 1992) held by NELM.

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