Musicals and Mental Health
1:45 PM, Friday 11 Jan 2019 (1 hour)
New York Hilton Midtown - 430 - PROJECTOR - 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.