Associate Producer of Long Day’s Journey Into Night, which opened at the Plymouth Theatre, Broadway on May 6, 2003 and closed on August 31, 2003, having grossed USD $11,333,178 during a run of 117 performances and 10 paid previews (previews began on April 25, 2003), with an average ticket price of $86.25.
Vanessa Redgrave takes a true star turn as the morphine-addled matriarch who watches her family dissolve through bleary eyes. The weak coughing fits of her youngest (Robert Sean Leonard) and the strutting and fretting of her husband (Brian Dennehy) and eldest son (Philip Seymour Hoffman) are heart-rendingly painted.
Written by Eugene O’Neill; Produced by David Richenthal, Anthony D. Marshall, Charlene Marshall, Max Cooper, Eric Falkenstein and Darren Bagert; produced in association with Kara Medoff, Lisa Vioni and Gene Korf; Associate Produced by Toby Simkin, Anna Ryan Hansen, Ergo Entertainment and entitled entertainment; Originating Producer: The Goodman Theatre.
Directed by Robert Falls; Set Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Santo Loquasto; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt; Sound Design by Richard Woodbury and Men’s Hair & Wig Design by Robert Charles Vallance.
The Tyrone family — the miserly actor father, the grasping mother addicted to morphine, the alcoholic older son and the tubercular younger son — come to grips with their twisted love for one another in Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play.