Review of Mourning Becomes Electra
in 20th-Century Drama, American Drama, Reviews and Roundtables
5th December 2003
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MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA
Eugene O’Neill’s epic is revived at the National. Dominic Cavendish asks David Benedict, Rhoda Koenig and Mark Shenton the simple question: why the fuss?
It’s overwrought and overwritten, but it’s staged with such conviction that it makes for a powerful evening.
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