(Community announcement by Firehall Arts Centre)
This is the story of a young boy with Down Syndrome, and the life he could have lived.
In the 1960s, celebrated American playwright Arthur Miller had a son, Daniel, who was diagnosed with Down syndrome. But you won't find any mention of Daniel in Miller's memoir, speeches or even in the obituary of his mother, famous photojournalist, Inge Morath (Mutti). The family never publicly acknowledged Daniel's existence. HELLO: a secret historical exclusion! follows the story of Daniel, who grew up in an isolated institution, never attended his sister’s birthday parties, never learned to read and was never a part of his birth families international portrait. How would Daniel see his mother, his sister, his father and his place in the world? HELLO is seen through Daniel's eyes.
May 22nd-June 1st 2019, 3pm and 8pm, Firehall Arts Centre, 280 E Cordova St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3
Ticket Info: Phone 604-689-0926 or online https://bit.ly/2vgVUtw