Skip to main content

E. N. Thompson Forum on World Issues to present Anna Deavere Smith

On Wednesday, February 9, at 4 p.m. at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, the E. N. Thompson Forum on Word Issues will present Anna Deavere Smith.

Anna Deavere Smith is a world-renowned playwright, actress, author, journalist, and educator who has been credited with creating a new form of theater. For four decades, Deavere Smith has used theatre and movies to reveal the effects of inequality and discord on American communities. 

Among her many credits, Deavere Smith starred in The West Wing and Nurse Jackie, was selected as the Jefferson Lecturer by the National Endowment for the Humanities, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in Drama, was a recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship, taught at Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford University and NYU School of Law, and is the founding director of the Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue at New York University.

Reserve tickets now.

Our Contributors

  • CSF
  • Allo
  • Ameritas
  • AngleTrust
  • Aspegren
  • AyarsandAyars
  • BlackHillsEnergy
  • Bison
  • BVH
  • CanopyStreetMarket
  • CornhuskerHotel
  • DA
  • Dahlsten
  • Doane
  • Duteau
  • Firespring
  • FNBO
  • PFF
  • Gagner
  • Letheby
  • LCF
  • LincolnIndustries
  • Lottery
  • Olsson
  • Pepsi
  • PinnacleBank
  • RussMarket
  • SandhillsGlobal
  • Sinclair
  • SCC
  • Studio951
  • UBT
  • WRK