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NOTES FROM THE FIELD

Urgent and inspiring, Notes from the Field outlines the civil rights crisis currently erupting at the intersection between America’s education system and its mass incarceration epidemic.

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Upcoming Talks And Appearances

Playwright, actor, and professor Anna Deavere Smith uses her singular brand of theatre to highlight issues of community, character, and diversity in America. The MacArthur Foundation honored Smith with the “Genius” Fellowship for creating “a new form of theatre — a blend of theatrical art, social commentary, journalism, and intimate reverie.”

TO BOOK FOR YOUR EVENT

  • Anna Deavere Smith's 'Fires in the Mirror' at Signature Theatre, NYC

    Smith's groundbreaking play about the 1991 riots in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, returns to the New York stage. The current Signature Theatre production is directed by Saheem Ali, with actor Michael Benjamin Washington as the sole performer.
    Running through December 15, 2019

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ANNA DEAVERE SMITH
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Anna Deavere Smith is the founder and director of the Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue at New York University. The IACD creates a meeting place for artists, scholars, and audiences to exchange ideas and generate new work.

 

As producing organization, the IACD supports artists whose works address the world’s most pressing problems.

 

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