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Announcing the International Tour

Announcing the International Tour

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Returning to the SoHo Playhouse

Returning to the SoHo Playhouse

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Thank you!

Thank you!

We are very grateful to all the people, more than 30 thousand, that attended our production of Bill W. and Dr. Bob.  It has been an amazing experience. Also, we are grateful to our cast and crew!     We were the living example of  ’Yale to Jail”.  We had audience members who had never been to a live production before – thanks to our “Ticket Sponsor Program”.  We also had members of New York City’s first family,  Mayor Bill de Blasio, his wife Chirlane McCray, and their daughter Chiara pose with the cast of the Off-Broadway play BILL W. AND DR....

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BARRON LERNER ARTICLE ON NEW YORK TIMES’ WEBSITE

Here is some great news, on Friday February 13th there was a fantastic article posted on the New York Times’ website about the show.  It was written by Barron H. Lerner, professor of medicine and population health at the New York University School of Medicine, and the author of the forthcoming book “The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son and the Evolution of Medical Ethics“.  Check it out: READ ON NEW YORK TIMES WEBSITE:    Alcoholism Through a Doctor’s Eyes By Barron Lerner When I teach medical students about alcoholism, it is never easy. Students arrive with preconceived notions...

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THE DRUNK DOCTOR AND THE DRUNK STOCKBROKER

By SAMUEL SHEM, Co-author, M.D. D.Phil (Oxon)   Phillip Seymour Hoffman, the brilliant actor, died from a drug overdose.  This is a great tragedy. The outpouring of sorrow and tribute has just begun.  Online there is a great deal of death about how his death is a lack of willpower.  This shows a basic and remarkable misunderstanding of what addiction is.  It is not a lack of will, it is a disease.  As doctors who have treated many hundreds of alcoholics and addicts, we have come to understand that no amount of willpower can keep an addict or a drunk away from his or her drug of choice. ...

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