Name: Eugene O'Neill's play "Strange Interlude"

Date:  1926 - 1950

Location:  North America



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Artist: Eugene O'Neill

Confronting Bodies: Mayor of Boston

Date of Action: 1929

Specific Location: Boston, Ma.

Description of Artwork: Eugene O'Neill's play, "Strange Interlude".

Description of Incident: In 1929 Mayor Nichols prohibited the production of Eugene O'Neill's "Strange Interlude".

Results of Incident: Instead of opposing the demand, the Theater Guild moved the production to a suburb beyond the jurisdiction of the city authorities; thousands flocked to see the performance.

Source: The Censor Marches On, pg. 68

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