Lucas Hnath is an American playwright who works as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dramatic Writing.
For his plays Red Speedo and The Christians, he received the Obie Award for Excellence in Playwriting in 2016. He also received a Whiting Award.
Hnath is a professor at New York University and is a New Dramatists resident playwright.
His play Hillary and Clinton premiered in previews at the John Golden Theatre on Broadway on March 16, 2019, and officially on April 18.
Joe Mantello directs the play, which stars Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow. Beginning in 2016, the play had pre-Broadway engagements at Chicago’s Victory Gardens Theater.
Dramatists Plays Service, Playscripts, Nick Hern Books, Overlook Press, and Theatre Communications Group publish Lucas’ plays.
Table of Contents
Lucas Hnath Profile
Before moving any further let’s have a look at Lucas Hnath’s profile.
|Full name||Lucas Hnath|
|Date of birth||Not available|
|Place of birth||Orlando, Florida|
|Day of birth||Not available|
|Age||37 ( Rumor )|
|Zodiac sign||Not available|
|Father name||Not available|
|Mother name||Dana Higginbotham|
|Marital status||Not known|
|Relationship status||Not known|
|Education qualifications||New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts|
|Famous works||The Christians, Red Speedo, A Doll’s House, Part 2|
|Social media presence ( Instagram and Twitter )||Not available|
|Net Worth||Between 1 to 5 million dollars|
Lucas Hnath Age, Religion, Nationality, and Ethnicity
Hnath was born in Orlando, Florida, but the exact date of his birth is unknown. His nationality is American.
However, his zodiac sign, religion, and ethnicity are still unknown.
Lucas Hnath Height, Weight, and Body Dimension
The isn’t any information available bout his height, weight, and body dimension. But we will update you as soon as the information becomes available.
|Body dimension ( chest, waist, and hips size)||Not available|
Lucas Hnath Education Qualification
Hnath was raised in Orlando, Florida. He moved to New York City in 1997 to study pre-med, but switched to dramatic writing at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, earning a BFA in 2001 and an MFA in 2002.
Lucas Hnath Family
There is no information about his family, siblings, or relatives. Except that there are only a few details about his mother’s kidnapping.
Dana Higginbotham, playwright Lucas Hnath’s mother, was kidnapped and held hostage for five months in 1997, her captor transport her from motel to motel on a horrific, nightmarish American road trip.
Lucas Hnath Relationships
There is no information available about his relationships; it appears that he prefers to keep his personal life out of the public eye. However, as soon as we have more information, we will notify you.
Lucas Hnath’s Career
Hnath’s play A Doll’s House, Part 2 opened in previews on Broadway on April 1, 2017, at the John Golden Theatre and closed on September 24, 2017.
The film was directed by Sam Gold and starred Laurie Metcalf, Chris Cooper, Jayne Houdyshell, and Condola Rashd.
The play was commissioned by South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California, where it was also running concurrently, directed by Shelley Butler, and premiered on April 9, 2017. Hnath was making his Broadway debut.
Lucas’s play The Christians is about influence and faith in a megachurch, and the majority of the cast is a church “spirit-raising choir.”
The plot revolves around a pastor who abandons traditional fundamentalist Christianity in favor of a more inclusive and universalist Christianity that acknowledges the goodness in other religions, and the impact this has on his congregation.
It was produced at the Humana Festival of New American Plays in Louisville, Kentucky in 2014, and it premiered Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons on August 28, 2015 (previews), closing on October 25, 2015.
Les Waters directed the cast, which included Andrew Garman as “Pastor Paul,” Larry Powell as “Associate Pastor Joshua,” Linda Powell as “Elizabeth,” Phillip Kerr as “Elder Jay,” and Emily Donahoe as “The Congregant.”
On December 1, 2016, the play had its Chicago premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, directed by K. Todd Freeman; a Chicago Sun-Times reviewer called it a “thought-provoking play.”
Following that, it premiered on January 24, 2017, at the San Francisco Playhouse in the San Francisco Bay Area, directed by Bill English.
Lucas Hnath Awards and Achievements
|1.||Whitfield Cook Award||2012|
|2.||Two Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award Citations||2013|
|5.||Joseph Kesselring Prize||2016|
|7.||Steinberg Playwright Award (“Mimi” Award)||2017|
|8.||Windham–Campbell Literature Prize||2018|
Lucas Hnath’s Net Worth
According to various sources, Lucas’ net worth ranges from 1 million dollars to 5 million dollars.
Lucas Hnath’s Social Media Presence
Lucas appears to be a very private person who keeps his personal life private and avoids social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter.