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New York Icon Oskar Eustis: How Theater Sustains Democracy

Clip: 05/29/2020 | 13m 48s Video has closed captioning.

The theaters might be closed, but Oskar Eustis is bringing the theater to you. As artistic director at New York's Public Theater – which has hosted hits like Hamilton ­– Eustis has now made a Zoom-inspired drama called "What Do We Need to Talk About?", available for free online. He speaks with Michel Martin about how this might represent a return to the essence of the craft of theater.

Aired: 05/29/20

Rating: NR

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