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Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Signature Center

Signature Theatre Company presents Anna Deavere Smith's landmark play.

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Dec. 22, 2019.

Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Signature Center

480 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10019

Previews Oct 22, 2019
Opening Nov 11, 2019
Closing Dec 22, 2019
Late Seating
Latecomers are seated at the discretion of management.


There are three sides to every story: yours, mine and the truth. Following the deaths of a Black American boy and a young Orthodox Jewish scholar in the summer of 1991, underlying racial tensions in the nestled community of Crown Heights, Brooklyn erupted into civil outbreak. Fires in the Mirror was Anna Deavere Smith’s groundbreaking response. Birthed from a series of interviews with over fifty members of the Jewish and Black communities, the Drama Desk award-winning work translated their voices verbatim, and in the process revolutionized the genre of documentary theatre.

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