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Anna Devere Smith

PhiladelphiaTheatreCo. Celebrates 40 With Stars Aligned

Lew Whittington | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
Lew Whittington

The Philadelphia Theatre Company is marking its 40th anniversary season and weathering a rough season of solving ongoing fiscal problems. Meanwhile, the shows must go on, Sara Garonzik, PTC's artistic director said this week "and more" as the company looks to the future with Theatre Masters Series.

Anna Deavere Smith, Human Tape-Recorder Extraordinaire

Erika Milvy | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Erika Milvy

Smith's most significant accomplishment is in revealing the impact of the spontaneously spoken word. As she lets her subjects talk -- and think -- and hesitate -- and talk some more, what emerges is often quite magnificent.