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The Body

Sarah Jones: One Woman, Many People

The shape-shifting, mind-boggling Sarah Jones reprises her enormously popular one-woman Festival performance with a program that showcases embodiment and impersonation. The New York Times heralded Jones’s show Bridge & Tunnel as a “sweet-spirited valentine to New York City, its polyglot citizens and the larger notion of an all-inclusive America, that ideal place where concepts like liberty, equality, and opportunity have concrete meaning and are not just boilerplate phrases slapped around in stump speeches and news conferences.” You won’t quite believe you’re in the room with just one performer after glimpsing the raft of characters Jones brings to life.

This program is generously underwritten by Penny and Bill Obenshain.

Speakers and Performers

Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones is a Tony Award® winning playwright and performer. Her multi-character, one-person show Bridge & Tunnel was originally produced by Meryl Streep and became a critically acclaimed, long-running hit on Broadway. A UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador performing internationally as a spokesperson on Violence Against Children, she was also invited by First Lady Michelle Obama to perform at The White House in celebration of Women’s History Month. Jones is currently at work on a commission for Lincoln Center Theater and a television project based on her characters.

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Leaders And Thinkers

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Sarah Jones' official website

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Online Resources

"Women Can't Wait"
Jones' presentation for the United Nations on women's issues globally
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