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Critic's Notebook: Anna Deavere Smith brings healing to healthcare debate

July 26, 2011 | 11:56 am

Anna deavere smith broad stage 
If Congress keeps at it, “debate” might soon become a dirty word in the American lexicon.

Fortunately, Anna Deavere Smith is around to elevate discussion on one of the hottest hot-button issues of the day — healthcare.

Read my critic’s notebook on “Let Me Down Easy,” Smith’s solo show on the subject, playing at the Broad Stage through July 31.

Related:

Theater review: 'Let Me Down Easy' at the Lyceum Stage

Anna Deavere Smith tells tales of the ill in 'Let Me Down Easy'

-- Charles McNulty

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charles.mcnulty@latimes.com

Photo: Anna Deavere Smith.  Credit: Amy Graves

 

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