David Cerda – Artistic Director
David Cerda is the co-founder and Artistic Director of HIAH Productions. He’s also the resident playwright. Cerda has written SuperPussy Vixens, Go Faster! Kill!, SCARRIE- The Musical, Rudolph the Red-Hosed Reindeer (1997-2014), Joan Crawford Goes to Hell, Touched by Jayne Mansfield, The Birds, the Jackie Susann monologues in Jacqueline Susann’s Valley of the Dolls , Poseidon! An Upside Down Musical, How ‘Whatever Happened to Baby Jane’ Happened, Caged Dames, The Rip Nelson Halloween Spooktacular, Lady X, and TROGG! A Musical, and Christmas Dearest. His plays have been produced throughout the country by discriminating camp aficionados. Cerda has worked around Chicago with A Red Orchis Theater, The New Colony, Corn Productions in The Bad Seed- The Musical, The Paper Machete , a live magazine show, Mookie Jam, Live Bait’s Fillet of Solo Festival, The Fresh Squeezed Series and the One Minute Play Festival at Victory Garden Theater. He is also the founder of The Joans, a rock band dedicated to giving Joan Crawford a rock and roll voice. He lives in Chicago with Christopher, his main man of 18 years and is determined to remain the favorite uncle to 11 nephews and nieces.