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A world renowned speaker, Shem is known for his humor and gift for inspiring audiences. Topics include “Staying Human in Health Care—…and in Life.” Also, “Staying Human in Corporations.” For a full list of topics go to: http://wwsg.com/samuel-shem. For booking contact Kelly Dieter at KDieter@WWSG.com.

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BILL W. AND DR. BOB  by Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey is coming back to Off-Broadway. The play about the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous begins performances July 8th, 2013 at the Soho Playhouse in NYC. Visit the website for tickets, information and how to donate to this special production.

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BILL W. AND DR. BOB is Returning to Off-Broadway on July 8th to the Soho Playhouse in NYC!


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