Anna Deavere Smith
tell me more with kelly corrigan

As an acclaimed actress and playwright, Anna Deavere Smith has brought a new perspective to performance by highlighting the many voices that make up a single story. Known for her documentary-style approach to embodying the voices of her characters, she has left audiences stunned by her work in plays such as Fires in the Mirror (1992) and Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 (1993). In this episode, Anna sits down with Kelly to share her experience of collecting stories to better understand what makes our world tick and if there is cause for hope and optimism. Anna reveals to Kelly how she stumbled into acting purely by chance but has since used the opportunity to study the significance of linguistics in understanding each other's stories.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 301

About Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan:

In TELL ME MORE, host Kelly Corrigan invites notable guests to engage in long-form conversations about what makes them tick.

We also meet the people that motivate and inspire these famous guests.


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Sat, Apr 20 9:30 A.M. Many Possible Lives     NH Explore (11.2)
Tue, Apr 23 3:00 P.M. Bad Days, Tough Seasons Or Clinical Depression?     NH Explore (11.2)
Wed, Apr 24 3:00 A.M. Bad Days, Tough Seasons Or Clinical Depression?     NH Explore (11.2)
Sat, Apr 27 9:30 A.M. Bad Days, Tough Seasons Or Clinical Depression?     NH Explore (11.2)
Tue, Apr 30 3:00 P.M. Hyper Connected and Never Been Lonelier     NH Explore (11.2)
Wed, May 1 3:00 A.M. Hyper Connected and Never Been Lonelier     NH Explore (11.2)
Sat, May 4 9:30 A.M. Hyper Connected and Never Been Lonelier     NH Explore (11.2)
Tue, May 7 3:00 P.M. Sleep Your Way Wel     NH Explore (11.2)
Tue, May 7 4:30 P.M. Ai-Jen Poo     NH World (11.3)
Wed, May 8 3:00 A.M. Sleep Your Way Wel     NH Explore (11.2)
Sat, May 11 9:30 A.M. Sleep Your Way Wel     NH Explore (11.2)
Tue, May 14 3:00 P.M. The Ultimate Neurochemical Bubble Bath     NH Explore (11.2)
Wed, May 15 3:00 A.M. The Ultimate Neurochemical Bubble Bath     NH Explore (11.2)
Wed, May 15 2:00 P.M. Ai-Jen Poo     NH World (11.3)
Wed, May 15 2:30 P.M. Richard Lui     NH World (11.3)
Sat, May 18 9:30 A.M. The Ultimate Neurochemical Bubble Bath     NH Explore (11.2)


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