The Nuyorican Poets Cafe featuring Sarah Jones

August 7, 2015 | 7:00 pm | East River Park Amphitheater | New York, NY | All Ages | FREE!  
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Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones is a former Nuyorican Poets Cafe grand slam champion whom theNew York Times has called “a master of the genre.” Come spend an evening with Sarah’s characters, old and new.

Sarah Jones is a Tony and Obie Award winning playwright and performer. She is perhaps best known to theater audiences for her multi-character, one-person show “Bridge & Tunnel,” which was originally produced by Oscar winner Meryl Streep and became a critically acclaimed hit on Broadway. Sarah is also known to many for her popular TED Talks given at the world renown annual TED Conference, and which have been viewed more than 2 million times online. She was recently invited to The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland where she was honored to be the first artist to perform on a stage normally reserved for Heads of State and captains of industry. She is currently completing her new one-woman show, “Sell/Buy/Date,” which tackles issues of human trafficking and the sex trade, and is a commission for the NoVo Foundation.

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