In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing and other violence in schools and in our culture, this panel will shine new light on the power of the arts to redeem tragedy, cultivate empathy, and provide personal connection in our digital age. Panelists will discuss how live theater creates community and provides a vehicle for catharsis that can heal and transform individuals.
BOSTON – On Tuesday, September 17 at 7:30 p.m., Elements Theatre Company of Orleans, MA will host a panel discussion, “The Importance of Live Theater in Our Culture: The Art of Making Humans More Human” at Back Bay Events Center (180 Berkeley Street, Boston, MA). Panelists are Jared Bowen, WGBH Executive Arts Editor, Joyce Kulhawik, President of the Boston Theater Critics Association, Julie Hennrikus, Executive Director of StageSource; Georgia Lyman, award-winning actress, and Fr. Thomas Kane, Professor at Boston College. Danielle Dwyer, Elements Artistic Director, will moderate.