Long Day's Journey Into Night. Photograph Hugo Glendinning
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Long Day’s Journey into Night

I tend to give marathoners a bit of leeway. It’s difficult to begrudge runners a few wobbles in a race that would kill most of us, especially when it’...
THE EMPEROR JONES at Irish Rep, Photo by Carol Rosegg
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The Emperor Jones

On the one hand, this is a chance to be fully immersed in a milestone of Expressionism...
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Hughie

Hughie is a bit of a stepchild in the O'Neill canon.  An hourlong character portrait of a small-time Runyonesque hustler, it's from the same period as...
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Long Day’s Journey Into Night

There should be a medal for even trying to mount this theatrical Everest, running minimum three hours mostly among four principals, scaling the height...
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The Hairy Ape

Eugene O’Neill’s classic American existential drama The Hairy Ape is strikingly staged in a new outing at the Old Vic directed by Richard Jones. Again...
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Ah, Wilderness!

Ah, Wilderness! is billed as a comedy, one of very few written by O’Neill, and it has tended to be held up as a contrast to his more doom-laden, harro...