This six-part series of conversations with renowned scholar Joseph Campbell explored the enduring, universal themes expressed in mankind’s oldest stories and examined their relevance for the modern world. Far from being lifeless, timeworn tales, Campbell told viewers, the ancient myths remain “clues to the spiritual potentialities of human life.”
The Power of Myth launched an extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph Campbell and his work. A preeminent scholar, writer, and teacher, he has had a profound influence on millions of people–including Star Wars creator George Lucas. To Campbell, mythology was the “song of the universe, the music of the spheres.” With Bill Moyers, one of America’s most prominent journalists, as his thoughtful and engaging interviewer, The Power of Myth touches on subjects from modern marriage to virgin births, from Jesus to John Lennon, offering a brilliant combination of intelligence and wit.
Novo Locale Presents Actor’s Hour, A Speakeasy; a gathering for actors working in all levels of theatre and film and people interested in exploring the New York acting scene.
Hosted by Alexandra Laliberte, a Norwegian/American New York-based actress and performer, the evening will be a chance for actors to improvise selected scripts, monologues and share industry hacks and guests to indulge in the creative process.