Friday, January 04, 2008

Tenth Annual O'Neill Festival at Provincetown Playhouse

The Tenth Annual O'Neill Festival kicks off tonight, January 4, 2008, at Provincetown Playhouse, 133 Macdougal Street, Greenwich Village, where O'Neill began his acting and playwriting career.

Curtain's up on his masterwork film, "Long Day's Journey Into Night" at 7 p.m., with discussion following led by Stephen Kennedy Murphy, artistic director of The O’Neill Festival, and featuring actress Kathleen Chalfant, who performed in the 2006 festival.

Photo credit Library of Congress
The festival is sponsored byThe Playwrights Theater of New York and O’Neill at Yale, sponsored by Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library; admission is free. The first seven nights will be retrospectives of his plays on film, with the last three nights live performances.

For more information, or to make reservations, go to or call 212-279-4200.

Patricia Jameson-Sammartano
Culture Editor, WGT

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