Anna Christie

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Anna Christie  (1922) 
by Eugene O'Neill
A Play in Four Acts. Eugene O'Neill won the Pulitzer Prize for this 1922 drama.

CHARACTERS[edit]

  • "JOHNNY-THE-PRIEST"
  • TWO LONGSHOREMEN
  • A POSTMAN
  • LARRY, bartender
  • CHRIS. CHRISTOPHERSON, captain of the barge "Simeon Winthrop"
  • MARTHY OWEN
  • ANNA CHRISTOPHERSON, Chris's daughter
  • THREE MEN OF A STEAMER'S CREW
  • MAT BURKE, a stoker
  • JOHNSON, deckhand on the barge

SCENES[edit]

  • ACT I: "Johnny-the-Priest's" saloon near the waterfront. New York City.
  • ACT II: The barge, Simeon Winthrop, at anchor in the harbor of Provincetown, Mass. Ten days later.
  • ACT III: Cabin of the barge, at dock in Boston. A week later.
  • ACT IV: The same. Two days later.

Time of the Play--About 1910.

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