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Cultural Responsibility and the Role of the Writer

 

When: Saturday, May 3
Where: Segal Theater, CUNY Graduate Center: 365 Fifth Ave.
What time: 6:30–8 p.m.

With Alvis Hermanis, Moisés Kaufman, and Christopher Shinn; moderated by Kate Loewald. Excerpts directed by Cosmin Chivu.

Free and open to the public. No reservations.

Cosponsored by the Martin E. Segal Theater Center, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Sociopolitical critique marks the work of many of our finest dramatists and theater makers. How do we engage our public, shape our visions for theater, and invigorate the material, metaphysical possibilities, and responsibilities of putting works on stage? When does cultural responsibility become a burden or a drag on the open-ended options afforded by live-ness?

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