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Celebrated playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith (Let Me Down Easy, Nurse Jackie, The West Wing) and acclaimed cellist Joshua Roman will participate in a residency at Georgetown University from March 12-18 centered around the continued development of the work On Grace.
This residency is sponsored by the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics at Georgetown University, a joint initiative of the Theater and Performance Studies Program and the School of Foreign Service.
Public events include the following:Tuesday, March 12 at 5 p.m.On Stage with On Grace: Religion, Redemption and PoliticsA panel discussion featuringAnna Deavere Smith, Actress and PlaywrightE.J. Dionne, Professor in the Foundations of Democracy and Culture at the Georgetown Public Policy InstituteImam Mohamed Majid, President, Islamic Society of North AmericaMichael D. McCurry, Former White House and State Department SpokespersonThe panel will discuss the concept of "grace" as it is understood by different faiths, and as it operates -- or doesn't — in politics, and will take questions from the audience. This event is also co-sponsored by the Mortara Center for International Studies.DAVIS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, GONDA THEATREFREE
Due to high demand, tickets to "On Grace" are currently unavailable. Register on this list for more information should additional seating or viewing options become available. A standby line will form on Monday, March 18 at 6:30 pm at Gaston Hall. All tickets unclaimed by 7:25 p.m. will be released to patrons on standby.