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Fathers and Sons

July 17, 2020

Gartlan, Scott (Executive Director, Charlotte Teachers Institute)

Storytelling; Plays; Families; Performing Arts

In this video, Scott Gartlan discusses his reaction to seeing Arthur Miller’s 1947 play All My Sons and seeing deep connections between the play’s narrative and his own life story. He goes on to reflect on the power of storytelling to bridge generations and personal circumstances.

Witnessing the performance of Miller’s play was a “flashbulb moment” that deepened Gartlan’s appreciation of “what art can do in representing life.”


Theater / Storytelling / Plays / Families / Performing Arts /

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