Salon Series 2001-2002

Our popular Salon Series is the foundation of TACT's success. These unique presentations offer an intimate theatrical experience - enjoyed exclusively by our subscribers - and include complementary refreshments with the cast.

The Season includes four Concert Style Salons at the New York Historical Society: The Waltz of the Toreadors by Jean Anouilh; Time and the Conways by J. B. Priestley; Look Homeward, Angel, by Ketti Frings; and Widowers' Houses, by G. B. Shaw; and TACT's first full production, the U.S. Premiere of Noel Coward's Long Island Sound.

Widowers’ Houses


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by Bernard Shaw

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Overview

When a young doctor discovers that the fortune of his fiancee is a result of her father’s exploitation of the poor, he is appalled. But soon – in a fantastic Shavian twist – he is converted to his future father-in-law’s point of view. Widowers’ Houses, Shaw’s first play, was initially presented in 1892, and was a commercial failure. But, in yet another Shavian twist, it now is considered one of his most relevant and outrageous works.