Musicals and Mental Health

Track:
Business of Broadway
What:
Lecture
When:
Friday Jan 11   01:45 PM to 02:45 PM (1 hour)
Where:
New York Hilton Midtown - Gramercy Room
Recent hits Dear Evan Hansen, Next To Normal, and Jagged Little Pill have shown that there is a voracious appetite for quality content about mental health in musicals. Dr. Alisa Hurwitz, AKA Dr. Drama, is a clinical psychologist with a passion for Broadway. She will discuss earlier shows that touched upon the psychology of its characters in a meaningful way, as well contemporary shows and how successfully they portray various mental health topics.
Participant
The Counseling Center of New England
Clinical Psychologist