Anna Deavere Smith
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Anna Deavere Smith
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
The Long Wharf Theatre will present the world premiere of Let Me Down Easy, a new solo show written and performed by Anna Deavere Smith, January 9-February 3. The production will be directed by Stephen Wadsworth.

The show is inspired by interviews that Smith conducted as a visiting professor at the Yale University School of Medicine and explores the resiliency and vulnerability of the human body. Her previous shows include Fires in the Mirror and Twilight: Los Angeles. Smith is also known for her acting work, including a role on the NBC series The West Wing.

For more information, call 203-787-4282 or visit www.longwharf.org.