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Dan Hoyle’s “Each and Every Thing”

Public Humanities, Explorations in the Public Humanities

dateOctober 16, 2014 timeThursday, 6:15pm EDT location The Schapiro Center, Davis Auditorium, Columbia University
  • School of the Arts Theatre Program
  • The Center for Justice at Columbia University
  • Free and open to the public
  • First come, first seated

"Each and Every Thing" is the newest solo show from award-winning actor/playwright Dan Hoyle about how we experience the world in the digital age. From a showdown with a violent felon in small-town Nebraska, to a childhood listening to anti-conformist rants in San Francisco; from the hard-scrabble corner boys of Chicago to the intellectual temple of Calcutta’s famed coffeehouse; from a Digital Detox retreat in remote Northern California to an intimate confession in Manhattan, join Dan in his search for true community, spontaneity and wonder in our fractured and hyper-connected world.

Written and Performed by Dan Hoyle
Directed by Charlie Varon
Developed with Charlie Varon and Maureen Towey

The performance will be followed by a discussion between Dan Hoyle and Pratim Sengupta, Assistant Professor of Learning Sciences & Science Education and Director of the Mind, Matter & Media Lab at Vanderbilt University - Peabody College.

Vanderbilt University - Peabody College

Praise for Dan Hoyle's work:

"Mr. Hoyle is both a first-rate actor and reporter." -- The New York Times

"Hilarious, moving, inspirational, and so very, very necessary." -- Salon

“Hilarious…warmth, humor, empathy… it’s truly magical to watch the gifted Hoyle” -- San Francisco Examiner

“Smartly constructed and highly entertaining...incisive...lovely...engenders intimate and thought-provoking levels of empathy” -- San Francisco Chronicle

“A funny, poignant comment on the digital age. Quirky and intriguing. A treat. Hoyle uses his elastic face and his unerring ear to parachute us in and out of so many different characters that the world of the play rushes at us like a flood of insight." -- San Jose Mercury News

Note: Due to the large crowd expected at this event, please arrive early. The event space holds 196 people. We cannot exceed the room capacity for safety reasons and cannot let in any attendees over 196. Thank you for your understanding.

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