01/06/18 8:00am
MARTIN BURKE PHOTO

MARTIN BURKE PHOTO

Most theater folk I’ve known over the years have insisted that the greatest of all
American dramas is “Long Day’s Journey Into Night,” Eugene O’Neill’s lacerating portrait of a dysfunctional Irish family, clearly based on the one he grew up in.

They never got any argument from me. I’ve been a fervent admirer of O’Neill’s masterpiece ever since I first saw it on Broadway more than 50 years ago. (more…)