I Hate This 
(a play without the baby)
  • Carrying on the grand tradition of Spalding Gray, he turns his pain into a well-made and often affecting drama.
    Jason Zinoman, The New YorK Times
  • Deeply moving.
    TONY BROWN, THE PLAIN DEALER
  • Sincere and powerful.
    kate morris, the skinny
I Hate This (a play without the baby)
Join David for I Hate This, a solo performance that takes you from the moment his son is born and through the year that follows ... but not in that order. An honest, horrible, and even humorous trip through one father's experience with stillbirth.

Title photo: Brian Chandler Cook, Hartwick College

READ THE SCRIPT AT NEW PLAY EXCHANGE

Also available for Amazon Kindle

First Performance:
February 28, 2003
Cleveland Public Theatre

Genre: Monodrama
Running Time:  60 min.

"I Hate This" on Applause

WVIZ ideastream presents "Applause" March 16, 2006 featuring David Hansen's award-winning solo performance "I Hate This (a play without the baby)"  Includes interview with Dee Perry and a scene from the play. Part 2 of 2