Laurie Kynaston joins the cast of 'Long Day’s Journey into Night'

Kynaston joins Succession's Brian Cox, Golden Globe winner Patricia Clarkson, BAFTA nominee Daryl McCormack, and Derry Girls's Louisa Harland in the cast.

Olivia Rook
Olivia Rook

Laurie Kynaston (Spring Awakening, The Son, Fool Me Once) is set to join the cast of Long Day's Journey Into Night as Edmund Tyrone, replacing Anthony Boyle who has had to withdraw from the production due to personal reasons.

Kynaston, who will also star in the one-night-only concert BARE at the London Palladium on 7 April, joins Succession's Brian Cox as James Tyrone, Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects) as Mary Tyrone, BAFTA nominee Daryl McCormack (Bad Sisters, Good Luck to You, Leo Grande) as James Jr, and Louisa Harland (Derry Girls) as Cathleen.

Jeremy Herrin (Ulster American, Best of Enemies, A Mirror) directs Eugene O’Neill’s Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which is set over one the course of one day in August 1912 and follows the dysfunctional Tyrone family.

The rest of the creative team includes designer Lizzie Clachan, lighting designer Jack Knowles, sound designer Tom Gibbons, movement by Polly Bennett, voice by Hazel Holder, and casting by Jessica Ronane CDG. The associate director is Justina Kehinde.

The play will run at Wyndham’s Theatre from 19 March - 8 June.

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Photo credit: the cast of Long Day's Journey Into Night. (Photo courtesy of production)

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