Long Day’s Journey Into Night: OPENING NIGHT!

It’s Opening Night! After three weeks of successful previews, lots of buzz from theater-goers on Twitter, and interviews and production stills, tonight this latest revival of Eugene O’Neill’s masterpiece has its official premiere at the American Airlines Theatre in New York City. We wish Gabriel Byrne and his fellow thespians […]

Long Day’s Journey Into Night: Why Guilt is Good for Us

Ben Brantley takes a decidedly optimistic view of the upcoming Broadway season in his recent piece for The New York Times: Shame and Guilt Drives Several New Productions, Which Is Good for Us, in which he outlines some of the classic dramas and contemporary works coming our way this Spring, […]

Byrne on Broadway: Long Day’s Journey Into Night

After stellar reviews and a Tony nomination for A Moon for the Misbegotten (2000) and helming the Roundabout’s revival of A Touch of the Poet (2005), for which he won the Outer Critics Circle Award, Gabriel Byrne is taking on Eugene O’Neill’s masterpiece: Long Day’s Journey Into Night. The play […]

A Secular Pietà

A Moon for the Misbegotten is Eugene O’Neill’s last play. It offers a glimpse into the tortured soul of a character based on O’Neill’s brother, James, who died at the age of 45, of alcoholism. I did not have the good fortune to see Mr. Byrne’s portrayal of the character […]