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Doug Ham of Ashland High School

"The theater journey's been great." — Doug Ham

Doug Ham
Doug Ham

Over coffee and root beer at Bloomsbury Coffee House, Doug Ham described the theatrical team experience.

EH: Theater is life-giving, in a way, isn’t it?

DH: The first show I was ever in was during the height of the Vietnam War. People were afraid of being drafted. I was a mess. At the end of the show this couple came up to me and said it was so cool for two hours to come into the theater and to be able to laugh out loud and to and forget about all that is going on outside. I thought, “Well this is what I need to be doing.” It can be an escape and it can be a teacher.

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