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‘A Moon For The Misbegotten’

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Although a Broadway transfer for this Eugene O’Neill classic is by no means a done deal, Kevin Spacey will not be acting or directing anything else in his 2006-07 Old Vic season. The plan is to keep his calendar clear to take the show to New York should it prove successful.

The omens look more than good. Spacey’s O’Neill credentials are immaculate. He shone on both sides of the Atlantic in “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” in 1986 and returned to London in 1998 as an incandescent Hickey in “The Iceman Cometh,” directed by Howard Davies and designed by Bob Crowley. A sensation at the Almeida, the latter transferred to the Old Vic and then to Broadway.

For this quasi-sequel to “Long Day’s Journey Into Night,” Davies and Crowley are back again and joining them as the redoubtable Josie is Eve Best. All three scooped the London Critics’ Circle Awards for their mesmerizing work on O’Neill’s five-hour epic “Mourning Becomes Electra” at the National. They’re joined by 2005 and 2006 Olivier-winning lighting designer Paule Constable and costume designer Lynette Mauro. It opens at the Old Vic on Sept. 26.

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