"So Now What? The Promise and Limitation of Art in the Age of Advanced Media."
The Montgomery Fellow Program presents a conversation with actress Anna Deavere Smith in an stage Interview. Anna is and American actress, playwright, and professor.
Anna will be showing a clip from her showTwilight: Los Angeles, 1992, examined the civil unrest following the Rodney King verdict, received critical acclaim on Broadway and in Los Angeles. Ms. Smith received two Tony nominations for Twilight, as well as an Obie, a Drama Desk Award, a Special Citation from the New York Drama Critics, two NAACP Theatre Awards, and numerous other honors. Ms. Smith has continued to perform both Twilight and Fires to critical acclaim at theatres across the country and as far away as Australia. Her 1997 performance of Twilight at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. drew an audience that included President and Mrs. Clinton and Vice President Gore.
There will be a panel discussion with an On-stage Interview:"So Now What? The Promise and Limitation of Art in the Age of Advanced Media", with a faculty interviewer and a faculty panelist. The interview will be followed by Q &A.