HAPPY BIRTHDAY MCKENNA at the Hudson Backstage Theatre

Photo by Steven Silverman

Martίn Hernández – Stage Raw.

Playwright-director Steven Silverman’s dark yet amiable comedy offers up a multi-ethnic family whose members, despite living or being raised in racially turbulent Chicago, have no apparent animus over each other’s skin colors. No, these folks are dealing with more explosive issues common to many a kith and kin, regardless of race, color, or creed – decades-old resentments, secrets that can tear them apart, and most important of all – who is bringing the cake to a three-year-old girl’s birthday party? Read more…