Anna Deavere Smith in Conversation with EW's Sarah Rodman - 92Y, New York

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Anna Deavere Smith in Conversation with EW's Sarah Rodman

Jun 15, 2020

Join celebrated playwright, actor, and professor Anna Deavere Smith for a timely discussion as two of her most lauded works become available to stream: Twilight: Los Angeles, the filmed version of her 1994 one-woman play on the 1992 Los Angeles riots, which will be aired on PBS’s Great Performances; and Notes from the Field, a 2018 film based on her play by the same name which explores racial inequality in the justice system, and is currently available via HBO's online platforms.

This event is part of 92Y Confronts Hate, a multidisciplinary response to racism and hatred designed to foster understanding and inspire action and change.

Anna Deavere Smith

Anna Deavere Smith is an actress, playwright, teacher, and author. She is credited with having created a new form of theater …

Sarah Rodman

Sarah Rodman is the Entertainment Editor, covering TV and music for EW …


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