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Metro Drug Coalition Presents Dopesick: Beyond the Book and ShowThursday, Feb 17, 2022

Ticket Price

$35.00 - $40.00

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Door Time

6:30 PM

Show Time

7:00 PM

Join Metro Drug Coalition for a look into how Hollywood’s dramatization is Knoxville’s reality. Our diverse set of panelists will give unique insights into how the pandemic started in our own backyard. Panelists include:

Beth Macy, Author of National Bestseller Dopesick

Dr. Stephen Loyd, East Tennessee Physician portrayed in Dopesick

Director David Rausch, TBI (Former Knoxville Chief of Police)

John Brownlee, former US Attorney who prosecuted the Purdue Pharma case

Robert DeLuca, A corporate licensed pharmacist with expertise in Medication Assisted Therapies used to treat Opioid Use Disorder

This panel will be moderated by Lori Tucker of WATE.

All proceeds from this event will benefit The Gateway, Knoxville’s first Community Recovery Center opening in downtown Knoxville in Spring 2022. The Gateway will connect individuals and families to social and community resources, serve those who wish to uncover their unique path to long-term sustainable recovery, and give people the opportunity to give back to others as they strengthen their own recovery.

Buy tickets before January 24 to receive early bird pricing of $35.00. Beginning January 25, tickets will be $40.00.

Before you visit the Bijou Theatre for this full-capacity show, we will share health and safety protocols designed to create a comfortable environment for our patrons. We developed these protocols in collaboration with local medical experts based on industry best practices. We will follow guidance from local and state officials in line with CDC recommendations. We will keep you updated, as needed, as we approach the show date, keeping our guests, artists, crew, and staff's safety top of mind. We reserve the right to revoke tickets sold to a broker or unauthorized third party. If you are holding a revoked ticket, you will not be admitted and will not receive a refund.

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