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To open the spring semester, the university of georgia’s department of theatre is presenting “fires in the mirror,” a widely acclaimed play written by anna deavere smith nearly 25 years ago employing a creative performance style and exploring the relatable themes of race and self-identity, the production is expected to be another strong entry. Anna deavere smith originally created on the road in the and that the subject of her portrayal in fires in the mirror, smith attempts to portray the real.
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