Danny, King of the Basement

Danny King of the Basement

Seattle University Partners with Seattle Children's Theatre on Unusual Production: "Danny, King of the Basement"


Seattle Children's Theatre (SCT) brought the acclaimed play "Danny, King of the Basement" to its stage Oct. 18-Nov. 18, 2012. "Danny" is SCT's first production to examine how family homelessness and poverty affect children.

Podcast: An Evening with Danny's Creator

On closing night, we were privileged to meet David S. Craig, the playwright who brought Danny to the world.  Listen to a podcast of a group discussion with Mr. Craig and a group of women who work to end homelessness, and read a recap of the evening here, including Mr. Craig's sometimes-startling comments about homelessness in America.

Critics Loved "Danny"

See what theatre critics and parenting publications said about "Danny":

Public Forums Brought "Danny" To the Community

Our Seattle University Project on Family Homelessness supported "Danny" with public forums about family homelessness in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. A Recap:

  • Thursday, Oct. 4, TACOMA: University of Puget Sound. Co-sponsored by University of Puget Sound Civic Scholarship Initiative and Pierce County Community Connections Homeless Program.

"Danny" ran through Nov. 18, 2012.

If this project motivated you to take action, please view, "What Can We Do?" to learn about ways you can make a difference.