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The Legacy

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Embler, Jeffrey B. (American playwright, social services specialist, 1933-____), The Legacy,

a drama set in the front sitting room of an old house in Emerson, a small town in New England, Sunday afternoon 1995,


© 1995 by Jeffrey B. Embler;  •  in Jeffrey B. Embler’s Lanterns for the Journey (Springfield, Oregon, U.S.A.: Grimpenmire Press, 1995), __ pp., containing “Atlantic Crossing,” “The Legacy,” and “Stealing Dreams”;  •  script/rights available from Jeffrey B. Embler, 17831 N. E. Pacific Street, Portland, Oregon 97230-6542, U.S.A., embler@hevanet.com.  •  Cited by Toni Rakestraw via e-mail Dabblmom@aol.com, January 16, 1996; Rakestraw says,

Synopsis "A young married couple expecting their first child visits the executor of the young man's long-lost father 's estate. They see this inheritance as a chance really to start their life, free of the influence of his stepfather and enable them to reach for their dreams. When they discover the real 'legacy," their initial disappointment turns to self-discovery and the discovery of the long-lost father he had always dreamed of.

Comment: A very touching, sensitive and uplifting play.

See also Jeffrey B. Embler’s
  • Atlantic Crossing,” a drama in English, 1m1f
  • Stealing Dreams,” a drama in English, 2m2f


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