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Seattle Shakespeare Company

Long Day’s Journey Into Night

February 16–March 14
Center Theatre

Seattle Shakespeare Company

Updated January 28, 2021: Seattle Shakespeare Company has canceled performances due to COVID-19.

The ultimate American family drama. Regret and resentment hang as thick as the Connecticut summer fog. During the course of one ordinary day, the Tyrone family walks an ever changing tightrope strung between truth and illusion. The aging matinee idol James Tyrone with his morphine-addicted wife, Mary, and two sons, Jamie and Edmund, unearth long-buried secrets forcing each to face the demons that plague them individually. Their unbreakable bonds of love, anger, and obligation may be their ruin or the final thing that saves their family.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. One of the all-time great American plays, Long Day’s Journey into Night is Eugene O’Neill’s autobiographical masterpiece. It is a showcase for tour-de-force performances that offers a searing depiction of a family struggling to heal themselves and forgive each other.


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