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Anna Deveare Smith Awards and Nominations

- 2017 - Best Solo Performance

Anna Deveare Smith, Notes From the Frield

Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Solo Performance

Anna Deveare Smith, Notes from the Field

Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award

Anna Deveare Smith, Notes from the Field

Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding One Person Show

Anna Deveare Smith, Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992

Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding One Person Show

Anna Deveare Smith, Fires in the Mirror

Anna Deveare Smith Videos

Anna Deveare Smith News

Complete Cast & Design Team Set for BATHHOUSE.PPTX at The Flea

The Flea has revealed the complete cast and design team for the world premiere production of BATHHOUSE.PPTX, written by Jesús I. Valles.

Photos/Video: Tony-Winner Susan Stroman Receives 2023 Louis Auchincloss Prize

Museum of the City of New York has presented with the 2023 Louis Auchincloss Prize to award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman. See photos from inside the event including a special video message from Stro's The Producers collaborator, Mel Brooks.

Susan Stroman to Receive 2023 Louis Auchincloss Prize From Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York to present the 2023 Louis Auchincloss Prize to award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman.

Aaron P. Dworkin to Release Debut Spoken Word Album, THE POETJOURNALIST, on Azica Records

Aaron P. Dworkin, celebrated arts activist and MacArthur Fellow, releases his debut spoken word album, 'The Poetjournalist', exploring themes such as African-American history, mental health, women's power, and more. Available digitally on September 8, 2023, on Azica Records.


One of the American theater's seminal writers, Adrienne Kennedy captures the Black experience in America in the 20th century with a trademark embrace of symbolism, lyricism, and mythic figures. In this world premiere production, Etta and Ella Harrison are talented academics on the Upper West Side – as well as sisters and rivals.

Theatre 40 Presents Monday Night Theatre Appreciation Seminars Now Through November 7

Theatre Forty once again presents Theatre Appreciation Seminars on Monday nights at 7:00 p.m. The series of rehearsed play-readings will be presented on Zoom, with the exception of the final play in this series, A Christmas Truce, which will be presented on stage at Theatre Forty on November 7.

American Repertory Theater Announces September Programming Featuring TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 & More

A.R.T. has announced September programming, centered around Anna Deveare Smith's Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992. See the full September schedule here!

Industry Pro Newsletter: Using the Arts to Fund the Arts? Edinburgh Sees Large Ticket Sale Drop

As summer comes to a close, many regional theaters are preparing to get their new seasons started - for many, this season still carries with it a lot of risk - some of the shows in their season are still shows they had intended to do at some point during the pandemic, and segments of the audience are still hesitant to return to their seats.

LYRICS FROM LOCKDOWN at The Apollo Theater Will Livestream to Prisons Worldwide Next Week

The award-winning theatrical hip-hop and multimedia production Lyrics From Lockdown, written and performed by renowned artist and activist Bryonn Bain, will play one historic performance to a live audience at the world-famous Apollo Theater in Harlem on Monday, August 29 at 7PM.

Chicago's Navy Pier Will Host Second Annual Chicago Live!

Navy Pier, Chicago's iconic cultural destination, announced today that it will bring back Chicago Live! as an annual two-day performance festival, with generous support from the Pritzker Foundation.

Rubicon Theatre Company Opens Its 2022-2023 Season With Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992

RUBICON THEATRE COMPANY, Ventura's non-profit professional theatre company, opens the company's 2022-2023 Season on April 29 with an exclusive engagement of TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 by Anna Deveare Smith.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Announces 2022-23 Season

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre has announced their full 2022-23 season consisting of five full productions, the return of the celebrated Young Playwrights’ Festival Showcase, and readings of two new plays by Wisconsin playwrights in its Montgomery Davis Play Development series.   

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Announces Double Bill of I SHALL NOT BE MOVED and YOUR NEGRO TOUR

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) will present two one-act productions with the newly commissioned world premiere of I Shall Not Be Moved followed by the return of Your Negro Tour Guide, which has been revamped since it last appeared on ETC’s stage in 2010.

The Huntington Announces Loretta Greco as Artistic Director

Chairman David Epstein and President Sharon Malt, on behalf of The Huntington’s Board of Trustees and Advisors, announced today the appointment of acclaimed stage director, producer, and community builder Loretta Greco as The Huntington’s next Norma Jean Calderwood Artistic Director.

BWW Interview: Artistic Director Ricardo Khan and CROSSROADS THEATRE COMPANY

Broadwayworld had the pleasure of interviewing Crossroads Theatre Company's Artistic Director, Ricardo Khan about his career and the season ahead.

Alan Menken, Lynn Nottage, Leslie Uggams & More Will Be Inducted Into Theater Hall of Fame

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the Theater Hall of Fame will induct six distinguished artists at its November 15th ceremony. 2021 inductees will include: Bob Crowley, Gerald Freedman, Alan Menken, Lynn Nottage, Anna Deveare Smith and Leslie Uggams.

BWW Exclusive: Watch an Interview from David Rockwell's New Book, Featuring Anna Deveare Smith

Drama, a new book by Tony winner David Rockwell with Bruce Mau, and edited by Sam Lubell, is now available from Phaidon. Inspired by an early life rooted in the theater, Rockwell has long drawn on aspects of performance to frame and enhance his built work, which ranges from hotels and restaurants, theaters and museums, to set and exhibition design, to workplaces, playgrounds and academic buildings. He aims to create a story within any space he designs, evoking a sense of performance, showmanship and above all - Drama.

Ricardo Khan and the Performing Arts Alliance to be Honored at Theatre Communications Group 2021 Gala

Theatre Communications Group has announced the 2021 TCG 60th Anniversary Gala: Our Stories will be held virtually on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 7:30pm ET with an afterparty to follow. The Gala will honor Ricardo Khan and the Performing Arts Alliance, and both the Gala and virtual live afterparty will be hosted by drag superstar Shequida. 

BWW Exclusive: Meet the 2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Finalists- Ife Olujobi

Ahead of the announcement of the 2021 The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner, BroadwayWorld is excited to spotlight each of this year's finalists. Learn more about Ife Olujobi and read an excerpt form her play, Jordans!

92Y Welcomes Justine Bateman, Men In Kilts, Lauren Ambrose, Anna Deveare Smith, and More

92Y has announced its upcoming lineup, including Justine Bateman, Carrie-Anne Moss, Lauren Ambrose, Men In Kilts, Anna Deveare Smith, Alan Bergman, and more in virtual talks.


Anna Deveare Smith has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. Some of her notable nominations include Best Solo Performance for "Notes From the Field," Outstanding Solo Performance at the Drama Desk Awards for "Notes from the Field," and the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for "Notes from the Field." She has also been nominated for Outstanding One Person Show at the Drama Desk Awards for both "Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992" and "Fires in the Mirror."

Anna Deveare Smith has won the Outstanding One Person Show award at the Drama Desk Awards for her performance in "Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992".

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