Welcome to “Virtual Gene”


While we have canceled live performances this year, and Tao House is closed by the National Park Service till further notice, we thought it would be fun to share our recent ventures into virtual programming. Please check back here again, as we plan to release more video snippets created by EONF board members and friends of the Foundation!


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





Many of our Lost Plays actors have performed at Tao House and describe it as something special. Find out HERE what makes this experience unique.



NEW: Bob Sehr shares his thoughts on the legal issues in the Lost Plays. Watch his video HERE.





We asked our actors to discuss ways in which they connected to their stories. Here is a sample of some of their responses.




“Virtual Gene” video: Carolyn McGovern, on finding a 1921 O’Neill article in The Mentor





 Artistic Director, Eric Fraisher Hayes gives us a look at the upcoming videotaped productions of O’Neill’s Lost Plays



Our first “Virtual Gene” snippet was  A Word From Our Artistic Director, Eric Fraisher Hayes.








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








Check out our video on Ten Essential Tips on Visiting Tao House, by Teresa and Dan Morley.








Eric Fraisher Hayes shares plans for upcoming recordings of three early O’Neill 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!










This video was produced by our local Fox2 channel when the Eugene O’Neill Foundation, Tao House was honored by the Newsmakers Speaker Series at The Lesher Center in Walnut Creek in 2017.

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