Patrick Link

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Plays by Patrick Link

audio Headstrong

LA Theatre Works
Type: Audio

In the wake of increasing concern over brain trauma in professional athletes, Patrick Link has crafted a story about a retired NFL linebacker who must deal with a family tragedy and his own suffering because of the violence of his chosen sport.

Includes a conversation about brain injuries and sports with Dr. Robert Cantu, the Senior Advisor to the NFL Head, Neck, and Spine Committee.

An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Deidrie Henry, Ernie Hudson, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine and Scott Wolf. Directed by Bart DeLorenzo.

Headstrong is part of L.A. Theatre Works’ Relativity Series featuring science-themed plays. Major funding for the Relativity Series is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to enhance public understanding of science and technology in the modern world.

Featuring: Deidrie Henry, Ernie Hudson, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Scott Wolf

Patrick Link has written several plays, including Headstrong and Kinemacolor, which won the 2014 Galileo Prize. Both these works were commissioned by the EST/Sloan project. In addition to such work, he is a prolific writer of musical books, having written Christmas in Queens, Red Hook Hotel, The Bone Wars, and The Triple Threat. He lives in Hell's Kitchen, New York.