DANA H at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

Deirdre O’Connell in the world premiere of Lucas Hnath’s “Dana H.” Photo by Craig Schwartz

Erin Conley – On Stage & Screen

When playwright Lucas Hnath (A Doll’s House, Part TwoThe Christians) was in college, his mother, Dana Higginbotham, went through a traumatizing ordeal. Dana struggled to speak about this painful experience with her son, so he eventually had fellow theater creator and collaborator Steve Cosson interview her about it. Hnath then adapted these interviews to create Dana H., a play currently in its world premiere at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre.
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Now running through June 23