FORA.tv Speaker - Sarah Jones

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Biography

Sarah Jones is the Tony Award-winning playwright and performer of Bridge & Tunnel. She recently became an ambassador for UNICEF, performing for audiences in Indonesia, Ethiopia, the Middle East, and Japan. A 2007 Brendan Gill Prize winner, she has also received commissions from Lincoln Center Theater and the Ford Foundation and awards including an NYCLU Calloway Award for being the first artist to sue the FCC for censorship. The lawsuit reversed an indecency ruling targeting her hip-hop poem recording, Your Revolution. A regular guest on public radio, she has also appeared on Charlie Rose, the Today Show, Now, CBS Sunday Morning, and Sesame Street as "Ms. Noodle." She is developing a feature based on her characters for HBO films.

2 Programs

Sarah Jones - What Can I Do?

07.06.08 | 00:05:26 min | 0 comments

The International Power and Potential of the Arts

07.04.08 | 01:04:01 min | 0 comments