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Theatre

Long Day's Journey into Night

A powerhouse company of artists dive deep into a theatrical masterpiece that lays bare the soul of a family.

$30 - $74 (Service fees may apply)
2.5 Hours (including interval)
Tue 5 - Sat 30 July 2022
Tue 5 Jul, 7pm - 9:30pm
Wed 6 Jul, 7pm - 9:30pm
Thu 7 Jul, 7pm - 9:30pm
Fri 8 Jul, 8pm - 10:30pm
Sat 9 Jul, 8pm - 10:30pm
Sun 10 Jul, 4pm - 6:30pm
Tue 12 Jul, 7pm - 9:30pm
Wed 13 Jul, 7pm - 9:30pm
Thu 14 Jul, 7pm - 9:30pm
Fri 15 Jul, 8pm - 10:30pm
Sat 16 Jul, 2pm - 4:30pm
Sat 16 Jul, 8pm - 10:30pm
Sun 17 Jul, 4pm - 6:30pm
Tue 19 Jul, 7pm - 9:30pm
Wed 20 Jul, 7pm - 9:30pm
Thu 21 Jul, 7pm - 9:30pm
Fri 22 Jul, 8pm - 10:30pm
Sat 23 Jul, 2pm - 4:30pm
Sat 23 Jul, 8pm - 10:30pm
Sun 24 Jul, 4pm - 6:30pm
Tue 26 Jul, 7pm - 9:30pm
Wed 27 Jul, 7pm - 9:30pm
Thu 28 Jul, 7pm - 9:30pm
Fri 29 Jul, 8pm - 10:30pm
Sat 30 Jul, 2pm - 4:30pm
Sat 30 Jul, 8pm - 10:30pm

James, the head of the Tyrone family, is an actor held ransom to his own great expectations for himself and his family. Stifled by addiction, rivalry and ill-fated predicament, his sons Jamie and Edmund sink into a helpless delirium. All three vie for the love and attention of Mary. Wife and mother, she is battling her own not-so-private war. Underneath it all, their inescapable truths sit in conversation with each other, waiting to be unearthed.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1957 and regarded as a masterpiece of 20th-century American playwriting, Long Day’s Journey into Night is a deeply moving and poetic portrait of the irresistible pull of family and, most remarkably, the family’s capacity to heal.

Taking place over one turbulent day in the lives of the Tyrone family, Long Day’s Journey into Night will thrust audiences right into the centre of the family maelstrom, in an intimate in-the-round production at Q Theatre.

With towering performances by a stellar cast, director Shane Bosher’s take on this classic strips away the excess to expose the timeless and visceral heart of the story – love, family and the bruises left behind.

“Shane Bosher is a true auteur of the theatre with a singular style. This mountainous text in his hands, with four truly great actors, will be a theatrical event. No one will leave the theatre unchanged.” – Jonathan Bielski, Auckland Theatre Company Artistic Director & CEO

CAST:
James Tyrone: Stephen Lovatt
Mary Tyrone: Theresa Healey
James Jr. Tyrone:  Jarod Rawiri
Edmund Tyrone: Simon Leary

Advisory: Contains strong language and references to addiction

Playwright: Eugene O'Neill
Director: Shane Bosher
Design: John Verryt, Elizabeth Whiting

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