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WET presents Anna Deavere Smith's Letters To A Young Artist. This benefit performance honors Anna Deavere Smith and her risk taking artistry. Hosted by Daryl Roth and Martin Sheen, the evening features an all-star lineup reading from Anna Deavere Smith's new book Letters To A Young Artist. Scheduled performers include Anna Deavere Smith, Eve Ensler, Bill T. Jones, Olympia Dukakis, Michael Cerveris, and Lisa Kron. Anna Deavere Smith is an actor, a teacher, a playwright, and the creator of an acclaimed series of one-woman plays based on her interviews with diverse voices from communities in crisis. She has won two Obie Awards, two Tony nominations for her play Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, and a MacArthur Fellowship. She was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her play Fires in the Mirror. Price includes performance & reception with open bar, hors d'oeuvres, plus gift bags with a copy of the book, Letters To A Young Artist.

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