Kyle Roberts, Dean of Academic Affairs, United Theological Seminary
Zan Christ, Coordinator for Religious and Spiritual Life Programs, Hamline University
Chris Stedman, Author of Faithiest and former director of the Yale Humanist Community
Even in the land of the Church Basement Ladies, people’s relationships with faith institutions are changing. More Millennials are religiously unaffiliated than any previous generation. How and why are young people redefining the role of faith in their lives? What do these changes mean for religious institutions? Would it help to update the Old Testament with some well-placed hashtags?
What is the show?
Described “As if C-SPAN were suddenly swarmed by the cast of SNL,” The Theater of Public Policy has garnered national media attention and fans for its unique blend of serious issues and improv comedy.
- Shows open with a lively conversation with a newsmaker or policy wonk.
- That conversation inspires a team of Minnesota’s most sharpest improvisers, who create entirely spontaneous sketches based on the interview.
- The expert guest(s) then answers questions from the audience.
- The show wraps with one last round of improv from the cast.
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