We sit together, we march together, we . . . watch together? Yes, the dharma can be expressed in many ways, including through the arts. Buddhist themes, acted out on the stage, come to life before our very eyes. We can get a clearer picture of samsara and how we continually find ourselves ever mired in life’s difficulties.
Let’s come together in sangha to see the much anticipated world premiere of To Kill a Mockingbird. Newly adapted for the stage by Aaron Sorkin, winner of the Emmy, Golden Globe and Academy Award, and directed by, Bartlett Sher, Tony Award winner for Best Direction of a Play. Explore the social imperative of empathy, compassion, and the importance of Right Speech in this Buddhist-centric play. See how delusion adds to one’s suffering, even as it promises otherwise. And learn how to find love, wisdom, and acceptance by maintaining faith in the eternal law of karma.