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VIDEO: Anna Deavere Smith Recalls the First Reading of TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 at VideoVIDEO: Anna Deavere Smith Recalls the First Reading of TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 at Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2020

Signature Theatre Residency 1 playwright Anna Deavere Smith speaks to her work at Signature's first play reading for Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 18- Happy Birthday, Anna Deavere Smith! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 18- Happy Birthday, Anna Deavere Smith!
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2019

On this day, we celebrate the birthday of playwright, activist, actor, and educator, Anna Deavere Smith.

VIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES VideoVIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 18- Celebrating Playwright, Actor, and Activist, Anna D VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 18- Celebrating Playwright, Actor, and Activist, Anna Deavere Smith!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 18, 2018

On this day, we celebrate the birthday of playwright, activist, actor, and educator, Anna Deavere Smith.

VIDEO: Watch Anna Deavere Smith Get Political in HBO's New Trailer for NOTES FROM THE VideoVIDEO: Watch Anna Deavere Smith Get Political in HBO's New Trailer for NOTES FROM THE FIELD
by Stage Tube - Feb 1, 2018

A full production of Anna Deavere Smith's 'Notes from the Field' opened in late 2016 at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass., and immediately transferred to off-Broadway, opening at Second Stage Theater in New York. In this unique one-woman show, Smith dramatized the accounts of students, parents, TEACHERS and administrators affected by American's school-to-prison pipeline, which pushes underprivileged, minority youth out of the classroom and into incarceration.

BWW TV: Anna Deavere Smith Explains What NOTES FROM THE FIELD Is All About
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 22, 2016

Second Stage Theatre's New York Premiere production of NOTES FROM THE FIELD: DOING TIME IN EDUCATION, the latest work created, written and performed by groundbreaking theatre artist Anna Deavere Smith with music composed and performed by Marcus Shelby and directed by Leonard Foglia, will open on November 2, 2016 at the Tony Kiser Theatre (305 West 43rd Street). Previews will begin on October 15.

BWW Exclusive: First Look - Anna Deavere Smith's Latest Work Featured in New PBS TED TALKS Special
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 9, 2016

Hosted by best-selling author and comedian Baratunde Thurston and actress, musician and activist actress Sara Ramirez, TED Talks: Education Revolution explores new and innovative approaches to learning and teaching.

VIDEO: First Look - Broadway's Tony Shalhoub Stars on Final Season of NURSE JACKIE
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Below, get a behind the scenes look at season 7 of Showtime's NURSE JACKIE, starring Edie Falco which includes a first look at Broadway's Tony Shalhoub

STAGE TUBE: Watch Billie Joe Armstrong on NURSE JACKIE!
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2012

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Broadway veteran and Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong guest stars in the season four premiere of NURSE JACKIE. Showtime has just released the first episode online, and you can watch it below!

BWW TV: First Look at HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, Starring Norbert Leo Butz and Elizabeth Reaser!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 13, 2012

Second Stage Theatre's current season continues with a new production of Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Kate Whoriskey and starring Norbert Leo Butz and Elizabeth Reaser. The show opens tonight, and you can get a first look with production highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of La Jolla's AMERICAN NIGHT
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2012

La Jolla Playhouse presents American Night: The Ballad of Juan José, written by Richard Montoya (Zorro in Hell) for Culture Clash, developed by Culture Clash and Jo Bonney (The Seven, Adoration of the Old Woman), directed by Jo Bonney. A co-production with Center Theatre Group and originally commissioned and produced by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, American Night: The Ballad of Juan José will run through February 26, 2012 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. Check out highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: The Stars of '8' Talk Marriage Equality and Broadway Premiere
by Broadway Beat - Sep 21, 2011

Last night the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) and Broadway Impact launched the all-star Broadway premiere of '8'. The play, which chronicles the historic trial in the federal legal challenge to California's Proposition 8, was written by AFER Founding Board Member and Academy Award-winning writer Dustin Lance Black and directed by Tony Award-winning actor and director Joe Mantello. Broadway Beat was at the after party to meet the stars. Click below to hear about getting to the big premiere night and why they believe this piece is so important.

STAGE TUBE: Edie Falco's 'Nurse Jackie' Season 3 Trailer Revealed!
by Kelsey Denette - Feb 9, 2011

Edie Falco, whose credits include a multitude of both stage and film projects, is currently starring in the Showtime series 'Nurse Jackie', which is in its third season. 'Nurse Jackie' also features other theater stars, including Anna Deavere Smith, Eve Best, and Dominic Fumusa. Picking up right where last season left off, the third season begins with Jackie Peyton facing an unwanted intervention. View the trailer for the new episodes below.

STAGE TUBE: PBS NewsHour Features Playwright Anna Deavere Smith
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 8, 2011

In the wake of the escalating debate on health care reform, Anna Deavere Smith's new one-woman show, 'Let Me Down Easy,' brings a new relevance to the problems of modern medicine that have plagued America for decades. NewsHour Senior Correspondent Judy Woodruff talks with Smith about portraying the human spirit, the importance of listening to the stories of many people, and the role the show can have in sparking conversation about the choices Americans face.

STAGE TUBE: FELA! Releases New TV Commercial
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2010

Fela!, the critically acclaimed new musical based on the life and music of groundbreaking African composer, performer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, is directed and choreographed by Tony® Award-winner Bill T. Jones (Spring Awakening), with a book by Jim Lewis and Bill T. Jones. Sahr Ngaujah and Kevin Mambo play the title character at alternate performances, while the world renowned Antibalas and other members of the NYC Afrobeat community, under the direction of Aaron Johnson, perform Kuti's rousing music live onstage.

STAGE TUBE: Sting and Alicia Keys Rave About FELA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2009

Sting and Alicia Keys were amongst other well-known music and entertainment personalities to visit the Broadway sensation Fela! during its first week run, and the praise for this dazzling production was unanimous.