Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 6:30pm
Join Eugene O'Neill Foundation Artistic Director Eric Fraisher Hayes for a preview of the upcoming 20th annual Eugene O'Neill Festival. This September's festival will explore the theme of Haunted Poets with productions of Long Day's Journey Into Night by Eugene O'Neill and The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams. Mr. Hayes will be joined by members of the cast of Long Day's Journey Into Night, who will perform selected scenes and discuss the process of performing America's greatest drama.
Eric Fraisher Hayes As Artistic Director for the Eugene O'Neill Foundation, Tao House and Role Players Ensemble, Eric creates and executes the vision for artistic programming, including producing fully staged classic plays and staged readings paired with dynamic discussions. Eric transformed these companies from local community organizations to professional companies attracting audiences throughout the Bay Area. Both companies also now attract a broader range of talent from the greater Bay Area and Sacramento, and produce higher quality productions of challenging and engaging dramatic, comedic, and musical plays.
Aug 1 - 6:30pm