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By Anna Deavere Smith

Music composed & performed by Marcus Shelby

Directed by Leonard Foglia

Scenic Design by Ricardo Hernandez
Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Leon Rothenberg
Projection Design by Elaine McCarthy
Production Stage Manager Michelle Bosch
Stage Manager Brendan Fay

“Absorbing and wonderfully energizing ANNA DEAVERE SMITH is invaluable, the American theater’s most dynamic and sophisticated oral historian.” - The New York Times

“Gripping & unpredictably entertaining! An extraordinary two hours. Anna Deavere Smith is a virtuoso.” - Newsday

“Anna Deavere Smith gives a bravura performance. One of her most ambitious and powerful works.” - Variety

“★★★★! Audacious and Mind-opening!” - Time Out New York

“Unquestionably great theatre!” - New York Magazine

Photos: Anna Deavere Smith and Marcus Shelby by Joan Marcus.


By Tracy Letts

Directed By David Cromer

Scenic Design by Takeshi Kata
Costume Design by Sarah Laux
Lighting Design by Keith Parham
Original Music & Sound Design by Daniel Kluger
Dialect Coach Stephen Gabis 
Movement Consultant Patrick McCollum 
Production Stage Manager Shaminda Amarakoon
Stage Manager Hillary Pfeffer

“A dazzler - a great show.” - Deadline

“The most interesting drama to come along since The Humans.” - Huffington Post

“A compassionate work by Tracy Letts, directed with a masterly force and delicacy by David Cromer. It asks us to feel--truly feel .” - The New York Times

“Compelling and provocative. Man From Nebraska resonates with deep emotion and pulses with humanity.” - The Hollywood Reporter

“A splendid production with an ensemble that's heaven-sent” - NY 1

Photos: Annette O'Toole, Reed Birney, Heidi Armbruster, Max Gordon Moore, and Nana Mensah by Joan Marcus.