O’Neill’s stonking piece of work is safe and in the care of visionary director Richard Eyre and a wonderful cast lead by the luminous Lesley Manville.
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Theatre in 2018 – Star names, revivals, transfers and new writing lie ahead for what promises to be another exciting year for London theatre.
Full casting and USA dates are announced for Richard Eyre’s production of Long Day’s Journey Into Night at Wyndham’s Theatre. Book Now!
Following its sold out run as part of Bristol Old Vic’s 250th Anniversary season, Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville reprise their roles in Richard Eyre’s acclaimed production of Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer prize-winning masterpiece, Long Day’s Journey Into Night. The Tyrones’ summer home, August 1912. Haunted by the past but unable to face the truth of […]
O’Neill’s play has lost none of its power or resonance. It still feels as shocking and new today as no doubt it did in 1922. Jones’ revelatory and evocative production is not just beautiful to look at, easy to follow and enthralling – it also reminds that the questions of oppression, disparity and injustice which […]
The combination of sand, water, and romantic moon makes for a touching image towards the end of the play. It is beautifully lit by the talents of Charles Balfour and, for that one moment, it seems as though the shifting, gritty presence of the comatose sand has been worthwhile. Dominic Rowan’s rascally Sid is full […]
Ah, Wilderness! Young Vic 4 stars In his 1932 play Ah, Wilderness, Eugene O’Neill returns to familiar themes such as family life, alcoholism and thwarted idealism but it stands out among his work for having a lightness of touch and event moments of comedy. Set in Connecticut on July 4 in 1906, it is a […]
Godwin’s sensational production will be long remembered – chiefly for being exactly what The National Theatre should be about all the time: first rate productions of first rate texts with first rate casts. The theatrical world’s other triple threat.