A New York playwright is summoned to Ireland to bury his father (his "Da"). While at his boyhood home, he encounters his father's spirit and relives memories both pleasant and not. Written by
Did You Know?
The original broadway
production of "Da" by Hugh Leonard
opened at the Morosco Theater in New York on May 1, 1978, ran for 697 performances and won the 1978 Tony award
for the Best Play. Barnard Hughes
recreated his stage role in the movie version and the screenplay was written by Hugh Leonard who wrote the original stage play. See more
If the old heart hadn't given out on me the evening before last, I'd still be alive today.