The Eugene O?Neill Theater Center holds the 2nd annual Eugene O?Neill Celebration, honoring the life and works of its namesake. Free and open to the public, the day-long series of performances, workshops and discussions feature distinguished playwrights Edward Albee and A.R. Gurney. Albee will receive the Monte Cristo Award, recognizing "distinguished artistic achievement in the spirit of Eugene O?Neill?s pursuit of excellence." Gurney will serve as keynote speaker for the event.