Denis O’Hare

Denis O’Hare (Playwright, An Iliad) is an actor and writer who lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. He ultimately received a B.S. in the theatre and pursued an acting career in Chicago while maintaining a literary salon called the “Ansuz.” In 1992, Mr. O’Hare moved to New York to continue his acting career where he appeared in productions on Broadway and Off-Broadway, all the while exploring creative writing in the form of plays and screenplays. Mr. O’Hare and Ms. Peterson began collaborating on An Iliad in 2006 and honed the project through multiple workshops with New York Theatre Workshop at Vassar and Dartmouth and with the Sundance Institute. Denis is married to Hugo Redwood, an interior designer, with whom he has a son.