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'Audiences Cultivate the Power of Compassion'

A theater director believes her profession can contribute to the project of peaceful coexistence in America.
Source: Mike Blake / Reuters

For Diane Paulus, the Artistic Director of the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, vocation informs the subject of how Americans can live together.

“As a theater director, I believe that the audience is a key partner in my work. I also believe that audiences are

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