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Ghost Light Series-O'Neill's 'Beyond The Horizon'

The Ghost Light Series presents a reading of Eugene O'Neill's Beyond the Horizon.  

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama,  Beyond the Horizon is a tragic love triangle that weaves the story of two brothers, one woman and the ramifications that happen. When Robert is ready to take a sea voyage, he is encountered by the confession of his childhood affection, Ruth; that she is in love with him. The problem: Ruth is engaged to Andrew, Robert's older brother.
When Andrew finds out that Robert reciprocates his feelings for Ruth, Andrew is crushed by fate. To remedy his sadness, Andrew decides to take Robert's place in the voyage, so Robert can wed Ruth at home. Unfortunately, fate takes a nosedive when marital bliss is not so existent as it seems, making Ruth wonder if she married the wrong brother. Her theory is tested when Andrew comes back from his journey at sea.
Eugene O'Neill is the most important of American playwrights bar none. He is the only American dramatist to win the Nobel Prize for Literature and is considered to first to bring realism into his work. Four of his plays have won the Pulitzer Prize: Beyond the Horizon (1920),  Anna Christie (1922), Strange Interlude (1928) and Long Days Journey into Night (1958). Other famous works: The Iceman Cometh, The Emperor Jones, Ah Wilderness and Mourning Becomes Electra.
Beyond the Horizon was Eugene O'Neill's first published play and The Ghost Light Series is proud to present this play to show how it all began for America's premier playwright. The presentation of Beyond the Horizon will be on Tuesday, March 27th at 7:30pm in the Marie Wright Room at the Oakland Park Library, 1298 NE 37th Street. Admission is free. Please call 954-270-0998 or e-mail for more information.
THE GHOST LIGHT SERIES presents a play reading of
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Tuesday, March 27th at 7:30pm
Free admission
Marie Wright Room at the Oakland Park Library
1298 NE 37th Street, Oakland Park
Info: 954-270-0998 or

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