Convocation Series

An Evening with Anna Deavere Smith

Saturday, October 6, 2012, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: Free, ticket required*
Location: Finney Chapel (directions)

Actress, playwright, and author, Anna Deavere Smith has been said to have created a new form of theater. Formerly starring on The West Wing, Ms. Smith can be seen on the hit show Nurse Jackie, as well as in the films Dave, Rent, The Human Stain, and Rachel Getting Married. The author of several award-winning one-woman shows, books, and articles, Ms. Smith is University Professor at New York University, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and serves on the board of the Museum of Modern Art.

The Office of the President and the Finney Lecture Committee are sponsors of this Convocation.

“A blend of theatrical art, social commentary, journalism, and intimate reverie.”

*Free tickets available from CTS starting October 1 for patrons with OCID. Limited tickets available to the general public. Send SASE to request in advance by September 15.

Anna Deavere Smith

Photo: Mary Ellen Mark