Getting To Know Our 12 Chairs Playwright:
Join us in getting to know the esteemed playwright of our fall production of 12 Chairs.
Playwright: John O'Hara
John O' Hara is a playwright who has seen his work performed onstage at Skippack Playcrafters, the Adrienne, ACT II Playhouse and Bristol Riverside among others. As an actor, John has appeared at the Wilma, Walnut Street Theatre, People's Light and ACT II Playhouse.
ReVamp: What drew you to write 12 Chairs?
John O'Hara: The death of my mother was the impetus for writing 12 CHAIRS. The most memorable times with her were the simplest moments.
ReVamp: What do you hope audiences get out of seeing 12 Chairs?
John O'Hara: I hope they see their own mother--and if they can, they leave the theater and call her--just to say hello.
ReVamp: What does the relationship between a mother and a daughter mean to you?
John O'Hara: The relationship between a mother and daughter seems to be eternally joyful and frustrating in the cyclical nature of life and its journey.