In episode 2 of Chosen by Committee, the podcast considering every play which won a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, hosts Josh, John, and Christopher discuss Eugene O’Neill’s 1920 tragedy Beyond the Horizon. They mostly loved it.
This episode’s excerpt is read by Philly actors Jenna Kuerzi and Alice Hakvaag. ROBERT (Kuerzi), a self-described poet, will set sail tomorrow on a world adventure. While saying goodbye to RUTH (Hakvaag), the girl-next door, Robert discovers his love for her. It’s a shattering, life-altering decision, a joyful moment that will have tragic consequences.