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Long Day’s Journey Into Night

  • Drama
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre
  • Next 23.04 - 19:00

Family drama by Eugne O`Neill

This day in August 1912 hasn’t been the best in the lives of the Tyrone family. It all started so well, though – both on this day and many years ago. Tribulations from the past, never resolved, concealed secrets, dependencies, illnesses, self-concept – everything oppressive and saddening that can happen in a person’s life are suddenly front and centre and there’s no way to escape the truth.

Eugene O’Neill, one of the world’s luminaries of classic drama, who won a Pulitzer for this play, once said: I love life. But I don’t love life because it is pretty. Prettiness is only clothes-deep. I am a truer lover than that. I love it naked. There is beauty to me even in its ugliness. In fact, I deny the ugliness entirely, for its vices are often nobler than its virtues, and nearly always closer to a revelation.”

Premiere on 20 April 2019 at the Small Building

Director and musical designer Üllar Saaremäe
Scenographer Marion Undusk

In roles Hannes Kaljujärv, Piret Laurimaa, Rasmus Kaljujärv (Teater NO99) or Reimo Sagor, Veiko Porkanen, Kärt Tammjärv

Performances

Long Day’s Journey Into Night

  • Drama
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre
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