Target Margin: Mourning Becomes Electra by Eugene O’Neill
Directed by David Herskovits
From Target Margin Theater, “known for radically reinventing classic behemoths” (The New York Times), comes a new marathon production of Eugene O’Neill’s epic trilogy, MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA. Part Greek tragedy, part family play, part history play, MOURNING mashes myth, Freudian psychology and melodrama into a marathon five hour production. Each of the three plays of the MOURNING trilogy will be staged in a different part of the Abrons Playhouse, with the audience served a pu-pu platter meal and snack as they move between spaces.
Featuring: Satya Bhabha, Kristen Calgaro, Avi Glickstein, Mary Neufeld, Stephanie Weeks, and Eunice Wong.
Technical Director: Carl Whipple
Scenic & Lighting Design: Lenore Doxsee
Costume Design: Kaye Voyce
Sound Demon: Jesse Freedman
Mic Demon: Matt Good
Stage Manager: Olivia O’Brien
Artistic Producers: Sarah Hughes & Moe Yousuf
Chili-lime nuts will be provided as a snack. During the second intermission, the audience will be given a complimentary pupu platter (a bed of coconut rice topped with a delicious soaked tofu and purple sweet potato salad topped with scallions), which is 100% vegan. The menu comes as is and cannot be modified. If audience members have any known / severe food allergies (especially peanuts) they are encouraged to bring their own food. Beverages will also be available for purchase.
Please note: the show contains nudity and is recommended for ages 18 & up.
Eunice Wong in MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA. Photo: Gaia Squarci.