Latest Eugene O'Neill Stories

2008-09-17 06:00:27

By Pat Craig Hearing Paul Robeson's son's voice over the telephone immediately conjures memories of the legendary singer and actor. The voice is deep, rich and resonant, little like an 81-year-old man whose health prevents him from coming to Danville on Thursday to receive the Eugene O'Neill Foundation's Tao House Award on behalf of his late father. "I was very pleased; pleased for my father, it's great honor for his legacy," said Paul Robeson Jr. on the phone from his home in New York....

2008-09-12 06:00:26

By Margot Abbott VALLEY TIMES THE NINTH ANNUAL Eugene O'Neill Festival begins Thursday, Sept. 18. Last week I talked at length about this year's honoree, the late actor Paul Robeson, but didn't give you proper information about the festival. It opens at the Village Theatre, 233 Front St., with a posthumous presentation of the Tao House Award to Robeson. There will be a video presentation and a musical performance by baritone Lawrence Beaten. Beaten, who claims Robeson was a major...

2008-08-05 12:00:34

NEW LONDON, Conn., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In the new, original production "Same Body, Different Wounds," students explore the consequences and impact on their school, friends and families of bullying, secrets, honesty and HIV. "Same Body, Different Wounds" was written, choreographed and staged by students participating in The Writer's Block Ink's fifth Summer Program, an eight-week immersion in writing, acting, voice and dance, giving students the skills to conceive, write and perform a play...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.