The Fountain

by  Eugene O'Neill

Full Length Play, Drama  /  20m, 3f

O'Neill's story of Ponce de Leon's search for the fountain of youth 

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O'Neill's story of Ponce de Leon's search for the fountain of youth is a long historical romance that he first wrote in verse and later subdued into a poetic prose. The musical score for the first production was composed by Macklin Marrow, the conductor-composer who supervised the music for plays produced by O'Neill, Kenneth Macgowan and Robert Edmond Jones at the Greenwich Village Theatre.
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Eugene O'Neill

When Eugene O’Neill (1888 – 1953) began writing for the stage early in the 20th century, the American theatre was dominated by vaudeville and romantic melodramas. Influenced by Strindberg, Ibsen, and other European playwrights, O’Neill vowed to create a theatre in America, stripped of false sentimental ...

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