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Unbound: Bryan Doerries

Sun, Sep 27, 2015
  • 8PM
RUN TIME: 1hr 30min
ALL TICKETS:  $30 event only; $45 with book pre-signed by Bryan Doerries, Adam Driver, and David Strathairn
+  With Adam Driver, Bill Irwin, Gloria Reuben and David Strathairn
Gallery seating is only accessible by 70 stairs.  
September 2015
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Sunday September 27, 2015
Performances no longer available.
Part of Unbound
Co-presented by BAM, Greenlight Bookstore, and the Onassis Cultural Center NY

Part of the Hellenic Humanities Program

Celebrating the launch of The Theater of War: What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today, by theater director and translator Bryan Doerries, actors Adam Driver, Bill Irwin, Gloria Reuben, and David Strathairn read portions of Doerries’ book. Doerries then leads an audience discussion exploring how ancient tragedies can help communities that have been visited by trauma begin to heal.

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Bryan Doerries 

Writer, director, and translator Bryan Doerries is the founder of Theater of War, a project that presents readings of ancient Greek plays to military and civilian communities to initiate conversations about the wounds of war. A self-described “evangelist” for classical literature, he uses age-old approaches to help communities heal after suffering and loss. Doerries is the author of The Theater of War: What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today and All That You’ve Seen Here is God, a volume of his translations.