Ethics and the Theater will present Whose Life Is It Anyway? by Brian Clark.
Ken Harrison lies in a hospital bed, able to move only his head, from side to side. A sculptor, whose hands have been both his living and his life, Ken chafes at his imprisonment in a frozen body, but still more against a medical establishment that infantilizes and patronizes him. With the only weapons at his command—fierce intelligence and mordant humor—he battles for the right to be fully human and decide his own fate. But is he really capable of making that decision? Might acceptance, impossible to envision now, come with time? These are difficult questions that Brian Clark and his characters confront head-on.
Susan Horowitz directs. Cast: Bonnie Bean, Jerry Chamlin, Ken Gans, Dan Hanson, David Lee, Vince Navarro, Terry Perlin, John Gurney, Natalie Kropf, Antonio Pagliarulo, Jamie Scott, Elizabeth Ungar and Tom Weishaar, with Carole Chamlin as narrator.
After the reading, participate in a discussion of the ethical issues of the play led by Dr. Charles Debrovner.
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