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Long Day's Journey into Night - Exclusive Ticket Offer Ends Midday, Saturday 16th

5 Jul 2022 to 30 Jul 2022
5-30 July
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 its capacity to heal.
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Q Theatre
305 Queen Street Auckland CBD


Long Day’s Journey into Night is a must-see play for lovers of the great classics and contemporary audiences. Directed by Shane Bosher and starring Theresa Healey and Stephen Lovatt, the play is a theatrical masterwork that sets up the great story telling of the American age from A Streetcar Named Desire to Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman and right through to TV series Succession. If you love gripping premium drama, this play is for you. 

Long Day’s Journey into Night by Eugene O’Neil

Friday 15th July, 8pm 

Saturday 16th July, 2pm

Saturday 16th July, 8pm

Sunday 17th July, 4pm 


Select Adult tickets in A reserve and then enter the promo code 48HOURS in the final stage of the booking process. 

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

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

Written by

Joy - Operations, The Big Idea

12 Jul 2022