"The arts are the perfect vehicle to help us all become even more empathetic because they help us to look past the literal and experience life in new and different dimensions. The more moments we have where we can understand where others are coming from, the better off we're all going to be."
--Megan Barry,
former Mayor of Nashville

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"What would have happened if the United States had voted the wrong president into office in 1936 and the country had descended into fascism? That is the question explored as The Humanity Theatre Project launches its first season with a staged reading of It Can't Happen Here (Part 1) adapted by Tony Taccone and Bennett S. Cohen from the novel by Sinclair Lewis."

--Jeffrey Ellis, broadwayworld.com

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"Daniel DeVault has been named founding artistic director for the Nashville-based Humanity Theatre Project. The Music City native will helm the organization as it moves toward is first full season of theater."

--Jeffrey Ellis, broadwayworld.com

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​"At a time when kindness and common ground often seem in short supply, a pair of Nashville theater professionals are working to build empathy through the arts. Established by Daniel DeVault and Pat Patrick, The Humanity Project was born out of the simple idea that conversation can increase our capacity for connection."

--Amy Stumpfl, The Tennessean

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"The seats in Nashville’s Looby Theater were full Feb. 28 for “One Night of Empathy,” a powerful event created to foster discussions – instead of hate and violence – in today’s political climate."

--Ashley Heeney, The Contributor

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"They launched the Humanity Project, with the empathy night being the organization’s first event. The aim is to create empathy-focused discussions in the Nashville community throughout the month of March at performances, pop-up events, libraries, and community centers."

--Dara McBride, American Theatre

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