HostPlaydate with Sarah Jones
Called "a master of the genre" by The New York Times, Sarah Jones is a Tony® and Obie Awardwinning playwright and performer.
Called "a master of the genre" by The New York Times, Sarah Jones is a Tony® and Obie Awardwinning playwright and performer. She is best known for the critically acclaimed multicharacter, oneperson Broadway hit Bridge & Tunnel, originally produced by Oscar® winner Meryl Streep. Renowned as “a one woman global village”, she has also given multiple mainstage "TEDtalks" garnering millions of views, performed at The White House and United State of Women Summit at the invitation of the President and First Lady, and given an historic performance at The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Jones is also a longstanding advocate for the empowerment of women and girls and known for her humanitarian activism, including her role as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador performing for audiences around the world, and raising awareness of issues including ethnic, racial, and economic disparities in the U.S. In addition to her work on Sell/Buy/Date, she is currently developing various multimedia projects based on her characters including launching an upcoming podcast for PRI. Learn more about Sarah’s ongoing projects at www.sarahjonesonline.com or via social media at @jonesarah on Twitter and @xosarahjones on Instagram and Facebook.
Sarah Jones channels a young Dominican immigrant living in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. "Nereida" tells her story about her family's first miracle in America.