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Photo by Maury Phillips / Getty Images for The Broad Stage

Photo by Maury Phillips / Getty Images for The Broad Stage

Jonas Schwartz -  Arts In LA

Anna Deavere Smith is an American treasure. She is a vivid storyteller who has mastered building monologues from interviews with those affected by her subject matter. She captures the cadence and moods of the real people she impersonates and finds the most penetrating details to flesh out. em>Read more…

Melinda Schupmann –  ShowMag

Anna Deveare Smith has an impressive resume. She is an artist-in-residence at the Center for American Progress, a professor in the Department of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts in New York, a lecturer at the NYU School of Law, and formerly taught at Stanford and Carnegie Mellon University. In addition, she is a talented actress performing in television, film, and theater. Read more…

Pauline Adamek  – Stage Raw

Since 1992, writer-performer Anna Deavere Smith has performed several one-person shows, employing her perfected documentary theater style. She describes her new show as a “rhetoric of hope.” Read more…

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