Serious Play

Theatre Ensemble

We fuse ensemble member experiences into powerful theatre with strong contemporary messages through total physical expressiveness on stage.



Serious Play presents  ON THE EXHALE by Martin Zimmerman

Staged Reading

Performed by Elizabeth Solomon (Serious Play Alumna)

Directed by   Sheryl Stoodley


Boston University School of Medicine’s  Dr Bindu Kalesan

Dr.Bindu Kalesan, MPH, PhD/ Post Show Discussion Leader/ is a clinical epidemiologist and a biostatistician at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Kalesan is interested in clinical and health outcomes research. She also focuses on public health consequences of firearm violence in the US and the short- and long-term effects of firearm injury survivorship.

A CONVERSATION On Gun Violence in America Today –

There have been 1,300 school shooting incidents in USA since 1970.

 In 2018, there were 82 school shooting incidents in the USA.

The highest there have ever been since 1970.

2018 was the highest year for the number of victims killed, including the shooter, with 51 killed.

                                             (Facts from Center for Homeland Defense & Security)

We will be posting a video recording of the post-reading discussion from Feb 10, '19 with Dr. Kalesan shortly.   Check again soon and it should be available.  Thanks.

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