Never Givin’ Up at The Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center (Santa Monica, CA)

The West Wing‘s Anna Deavere Smith’s Solo Show of MLK: Never Givin’ Up

The Broad Stage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center (Santa Monica, CA)

"Never Givin' Up"

Most widely known for her roles on TV’s The West Wing and Nurse Jackie, acclaimed actress-playwright Anna Deavere Smith brings her “documentary theater” approach to her latest solo show, Never Givin’ Up, at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica. Accompanied by a violin and piano, Smith stages a powerful exploration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s landmark document Letter from Birmingham Jail, a pivotal text on justice. A Pulitzer-nominated playwright and MacArthur Foundation “genius,” Smith brings to life King’s words when he stated, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

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