THE HAUNTED LIFE by Sean Daniels

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      Playwright Sean Daniels

      PlayPenn is pleased to host a public reading of a new adaptation of the lost Kerouac novel, The Haunted Life, adapted by Sean Daniels

      When: December 17, 2018 at 7:30PM
      Please note there will be no late seating at this performance.

      Where: The Proscenium Theatre at The Drake located at 302 S. Hicks Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

      The Haunted Life

      By Sean Daniels

      Based on the book by Jack Kerouac

      Director: Christopher Oscar Peña

      Dramaturg: Michele Volansky

       

      A new adaptation of a lost novel by Jack Kerouac, The Haunted Life is a deeply-felt family drama that follows the coming of age story of college student Peter Martin and his relationship with his conservative father. Taking place during America’s last golden summer before entering WWII, it chronicles the cost of war on a small town.

       

      This reading is free and open to the public.  

       

      Questions? Contact mail@playpenn.org

      Sean Daniels is the current Artistic Director at Merrimack Repertory Theatre . Before joining MRT, he was the Artist-At-Large at the Geva Theatre Center in Rochester, New York, where he received national attention for the Cohort Club, a program designed to better engage audience members with the work on stage.

      Sean was named “One of the top fifteen up & coming artists in the U.S., whose work will be transforming America’s stages for decades to come.” and “One Of 7 People Reshaping And Revitalizing The American Musical” by American Theatre Magazine.

      Sean previously spent four years at the Tony Award-winning Actors Theatre of Louisville as the theater’s Associate Artistic Director (where he directed 17 productions including 5 Humana Festivals). He was also Associate Artistic Director/Resident Director of the California Shakespeare Theater and before that spent a decade as the Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Dad’s Garage Theater Company in Atlanta.