Reconciling our childhood views of our parents with our adult understanding of the world can be some of the hardest and most important work we’ll ever do as human beings. Throw an unsolved murder into the terra decidedly not firma of childhood memory and you have the set up for Christopher Chen’s absorbing new play The Headlands, currently premiering at the Lincoln Center Theater at the Claire... Read more
Lincoln Center Theater presents the LCT3 world premiere production of The Headlands, written by Christopher Chen and directed by Knud Adams.
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In The Headlands, Henry is an amateur sleuth and true crime aficionado who sets out to solve the ultimate case: the unsolved murder of his father. Using his memories and the family stories he was told as a child growing up in San Francisco, Henry begins an investigation through a labyrinth of secrets and deceptions that leads him to question the sincerity of those closest to him. The Headlands is a contemporary noir that explores the stories we tell ourselves and the fallibility of the mind.