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welcome to “virtual gene”


Although we have canceled live productions this year, we invite you to enjoy some short video clips of who we are and what we do!

Our first snippet is A Word From Our Artistic Director, Eric Fraisher Hayes

The second is A Short Hiking Tour of Tao House, by board member John Barry.

Next, we have Ten Essential Tips on Visiting Tao House, by Teresa and Dan Morley.

Artistic Director, Eric Fraisher Hayes shares plans for upcoming recordings of three early plays O’Neill’s Lost Plays, Found this Fall

And now a word from our President, Dan McGovern… and a chance to share your favorite O’Neill play. Let’s get this conversation started!


Please check back here again, as we plan to release more fun and informative video clips created by EONF board members and friends of the Foundation. Click HERE.


We would love your support in our virtual programming endeavors! To donate, click HERE



Due to the Contra Costa County Health Services Shelter-in-Place order, the Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site is closed until further notice.
The “Lost Plays,” the three one-acts of O’Neill’s early career, will not be produced live in August  at the Village Theatre, as previously planned, because of the need to maintain safety during this time of social-distancing protocols. We are, however, working on new and innovative ways to present these plays in other forms, and will keep you posted as these plans develop.
A Moon for the Misbegotten, which was scheduled for September in the Old Barn, Tao House, will not be presented this year.


 Check out our spring newsletter: 

Meet our 2020 Travis Bogard Artist in Residence Fellows HERE


Have a question about attending a performance at Tao House? Check out our FAQs


Find out what’s going on with our partner, the Eugene O’Neill Society, HERE


We would love your support! To donate, click HERE


Our Mission

The mission of the Eugene O'Neill Foundation, Tao House, is to celebrate and promote the vision and legacy of Eugene O'Neill, America's foremost playwright.