Brian Cox, Patricia Clarkson Joined on West End Play ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ by ‘Fool Me Once’ Star Laurie Kynaston

Laurie Kynaston (Netflix’s “Fool Me Once”) is replacing Anthony Boyle in Second Half Productions’ London West End play “Long Day’s Journey Into Night.”

Boyle, who can currently be seen in Apple TV+ series “Masters of the Air,” had to withdraw due to personal reasons, the producers said.

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Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer-winning play, published in 1956, takes place on a single day. It is set in the home of the Tyrones and portrays a family struggling to grapple with the realities and consequences of each member’s failings. The parents and two sons blame and resent each other for a variety of reasons.

Kynaston joins the production in the role of Edmund Tyrone. He will star alongside Emmy winner Brian Cox (“Succession”) who will play James Tyrone, Golden Globe and Emmy 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,” “A Mirror,” “Best of Enemies”) directs. “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” is designed by Lizzie Clachan with lighting design by Jack Knowles, sound design by Tom Gibbons, movement by Polly Bennett, voice by Hazel Holder, and casting by Jessica Ronane CDG. The associate director is Justina Kehinde.

Kynaston is currently also in Paramount+ series “The Doll Factory,” Disney+ series “A Small Light,” the Showtime/CBS series “The Man Who Fell To Earth” and Netflix’s “The Sandman,” written by Neil Gaiman. Among his theater work, following his performance in the Olivier nominated production of “Spring Awakening” at the Almeida, he led the cast of the Royal Court’s “Mates” In Chelsea. He is the winner of the emerging talent award at the Evening Standard Awards for his title role in “The Son” for the Duke of York’s Theatre, West End.

“Long Day’s Journey into Night” will run at London’s Wyndham’s Theatre from March 19-June 8.

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