Anna Deavere Smith, Douglas Carter Beane, Paul Weitz to Be Part of Second Stage Season
As previously reported, Smith's show, which is set to begin performances in September, will be directed by Leonard Foglia. The work explores the world of healthcare from both the patient and practitioner perspective, and is based upon interviews Smith conducted with a wide variety of sources, including Lance Armstrong, Anderson Cooper, and former Texas Governor Ann Richards.
Smith' s previous shows include Fires in the Mirror, and Twilight: Los Angeles. She is also known for her film and TV work, including a role on the NBC series The West Wing.