Desire Under the Elms


St. James Theatre
First Preview: Apr 14, 2009
Opening Date: Apr 27, 2009
Closing Date: May 24, 2009

Coming directly from its critically acclaimed run at Chicago’s prestigious Goodman Theatre came a work of monumental passion and epic sensuality. An intense erotic journey. An experience you will not soon forget…Eugene O’Neill’s DESIRE UNDER THE ELMSstarring two-time Tony Award winnerBRIAN DENNEHY, stage and screen star CARLA GUGINO, and Tony nominee PABLO SCHREIBER,under the direction of Tony Award Winner ROBERT FALLS.

DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS also starred BORIS McGIVER and DANIEL STEWART SHERMAN,and feature ddesigns by WALT SPANGLER (set design), ANA KUZMANIC (costume design),MICHAEL PHILIPPI (Lighting Design),andRICHARD WOODBURY (Original Music and Sound Design).

DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS was produced by: Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, Steve Traxler, Bat-Barry Productions, Ronald Frankel, Norton Herrick, Judith Resnick, Daryl Roth, The Weinstein Company, Scott Delman/Alan D. Marks, Mort Swinsky/Michael Fuchs, Mark Johannes & Amy Danis/Jack Thomas, Morris Berchard/Eric Falkenstein, in association with Terri & Timothy Childs, Jam Theatricals, Jamie deRoy, and Jujamcyn Theaters.


Cast & Creative Team

Eugene O’Neill(Playwright)
Robert Falls(Director)
Walt Spangler(Scenic Design)
Ana Kuzmanic(Costume Design)
Michael Philippi(Lighting Design)


Brian Dennehy (Ephraim Cabot)
Carla Gugino (Abbie Putnam)
Pablo Schreiber (Eben Cabot)
Boris McGiver (Peter Cabot)
Daniel Stewart Sherman (Simeon Cabot)