Great Performances

Anna Deavere Smith Talks About "Let Me Down Easy"

Preview: Season 39 Episode 8 | 2m

Anna Deavere Smith talks about the process by which her play "Let Me Down Easy" was created. Called "the most exciting individual in American theater" by Newsweek magazine, Smith turns her theatrical exploration to matters of the human body.

Aired: 01/12/12

Rating: NR

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