Guests: Sarah Walker, Deputy Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Corrections
Doors at 5:30pm, Show at 6:00pmWhat’s the point of prison? Is it just to punish people? Or should they be a place where people can get a second chance? Longtime criminal justice reform advocate Sarah Walker joined the Walz Administration with some big ideas about how Minnesota’s correctional facilities could work better for everyone, inside and out. Current and former First Ladies of Minnesota get free admission to this show!
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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