Family History Shapes New Play 'Shipment Day'

Nov 8, 2018

 

Credit Shipmentdayplay.com

HPR’s All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence sat down recently with the author of the play, ‘Shipment Day,’ Lorenzo Destefano. The interview includes a dramatic reading from the play. But the playwright begins by describing the sense of fear that surrounded a diagnosis of leprosy in 1934 Honolulu—and not only for the patient.