Anna Deavere Smith

September 28, 2018, 11:00 pm

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Anna Deavere Smith (Photo by Mary Ellen Mark)
Anna Deavere Smith (Photo: Mary Ellen Mark)

Author and multifaceted actress Anna Deavere Smith creates one-woman stage shows featuring her evocative portrayals of real people confronted with difficult life issues. She frequently credits Studs Terkel’s book “Working” for revealing to her to her the dramatic power of spoken Language, and for inspiring her plays such as “Fires in the Mirror” and “Let Me Down Easy”.