LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT REVIEWED BY CELIA IPIOTIS

                                                             Photo by: Joan Marcus

Should you suffer from hyper-tension, you might consider doubling up your meds before heading to Eugene O'Neil's devastating "Long Day's Journey Into Night."

Bound by love, and cradled in despair, O'Neill's 1916 tragedy exposes lost souls savaged by the past. Spartanly directed by Robert O'Hara, the tension-filled two hour Long Day's Journey Into Night features a taut, ensemble cast at the Minetta Lane Theatre. The play unfolds in the space of one, disastrous day of truth.

Liquor, drugs and doubt fuel a family's origin myth, the one repeated again and again until it overwhelms reality. Blind to Socrates' instruction "the unexamined life is not worth living," personal devils devour the family. To continue


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