Top L.A acting coach, Michelle Danner, is directing the feature film "Hello Herman"

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  • (1888PressRelease) March 04, 2011 - Michelle Danner, Artistic Director at Edgemar Center of the Arts is gearing up to shoot "Hello Herman" at the end of this month. The film "Hello Herman" is based on the play of the same name, which has previously been performed at Edgemar Center of the Arts.

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    Hello Herman is a mind-blowing examination of why tragic events like Columbine and Virginia Tech continue to happen in our country. No stone is left unturned as our hero enters the core of Iowa State Prison to ask Herman Howards point blank why he did what he did. Over the course of three days, while Lax discovers what makes Herman tick, the State pushes for his televised execution. Through the two characters' back-stories we get a sense of the larger world surrounding this issue and the larger issues brought about the world we

    Norman Mailer's legacy lives on, not only in the minds and hearts of his global readership, but through the pen of his youngest son, John Buffalo, High Times editor, novelist, journalist, and playwright, John has written a morality play about a Columbine-style high-school killer, using such difficult material as both a narrative context and a conduit to broader conversation about the the turbulent and misapprehended condition of modern society in the United States.

    Michelle Danner directed the play and is now preparing to direct the film of "Hello Herman".

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