Author: Eugene O'Neill
Publisher: Hesperides Press
Ah, Wilderness ! and Days Without End. Two Plays by Eugene O'Neill. Scenes: ACT ONE Sitting-room of the Miller home in a large small-town in Connecticut early morning, July 4th, 1906. ACT TWO Dining-room of the Miller home evening of the same day. ACT THREE Scene One: Back room of a bar in a small hotel 10 o'clock the same night. Scene Two: Same as Act One the sitting-room of the Miller home a little after 11 o'clock the same night. ACT FOUR Scene One: The Miller sitting-room again about 1 o'clock the following afternoon. Scene Two: A strip of beach along the harbour about 9 o'clock that night, Scene Three: Same as Scene One the sitting-room about 10 o'clock the same night CHARACTERS NAT MILLER, owner of the " Evening Globe " ESSIE, his wife MILDRED TOMMY SID DAVIS, Essie's brother LILY MILLER, Nat's sister DAVID McCoMBER MURIEL McCoMBER, daughter WINT SELBY, classmate of Arthurs at Yale BELLE NORAH BARTENDER SALESMAN ACT ONE SCENE. Sitting-room of the Miller home in a large small town in Connecticut about 7.30 in the morning of July 4th, 1906. The room is fairly large, homely looking and cheerful in the morning sunlight, furnished with scrupulous medium-priced tastelessness of the period. Beneath the two windows at left, front, a sofa with silk and satin cushions stands against the walL At rear of sofa, a bookcase with glass doors, fitted with cheap sets, extends along the remaining length of wall In the rear wall, left, is a double doorway with sliding doors andportieres, leading into a dark, windowless, lack parlour. At right of this doorway, another bookcase, this time a small, open one, crammed with boys and girls books and the best-setting novels of many past years books the family really have read. To the right of this book- case is the mate of the double doorway at its left, with sliding doors and portieres, this one leading to a well- lighted front parlour. In the right wall, rear, a screen door opens on a porch. Farther forward in this watt are two windows, with a writing-desk and a chair between them. At centre is a big, round table with a green-shaded reading-lamp, the cord of the lamp running up to one of five sockets in the chandelier above. Five chairs are grouped about the table three rockers at lefty right, and right rear of it, two armchairs at rear and left rear, A medium-priced, inoffensive rug covers........