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Free Presentation: Survival of the Fittest: Eugene O’Neill’s “The First Man” and the Forces of Environment and Expectations

January 14, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Join us on Saturday, January 14, 2023 for Beth Wynstra’s free presentation, “Survival of the Fittest: Eugene O’Neill’s The First Man and the Forces of Environment and Expectations,” go have a great dinner in downtown Danville and then come back and see a show!

In her talk, Beth will explore the cultural context of O’Neill’s The First Man. Specifically, she will detail the powerful sway that societal norms for etiquette, marital roles, and family life had in early 20th-century America and the America of today.

Culture and Culinary come together this January 14. Join us!

“Survival of the Fittest…” presentation, 4:00 pm

Dinner (choose from Danville’s many great restaurants)

Then come back to the Museum for the script-in-hand reading of The First Man (and post-show discussion)


Don’t miss your chance to see this rarely-produced O’Neill play this January. Tickets HERE (scroll down to find the date of your choice).

All events are at The Museum of the San Ramon Valley, 205 Railroad Ave., Danville, CA 94526