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EFSC Students Present Unique Play Addressing Healthcare Crisis

October 25, 2018 - Eastern Florida State College’s Performing Arts program will present the play "Let Me Down Easy" by playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith on Tuesday, November 6.

Performances are scheduled for 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the King Center for the Performing Arts in the Studio Theatre.

Let Me Down Easy text with stethescope graphicThe King Center is located  on the EFSC Melbourne Campus, 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne 32935.

A “Director’s Talk” will take place between performances.

The play is open to the public and admission is free.

In her play, Smith examines the miracle of human resilience through the lens of the national debate on health care.

After collecting interviews with over 300 people on three continents, Smith creates an indelible gallery of 20 individuals, known and unknown, from a rodeo bull rider and a World Heavyweight boxing champion to a New Orleans doctor during Hurricane Katrina, as well as former Texas Governor Ann Richards, cyclist Lance Armstrong, film critic Joel Siegel and supermodel Lauren Hutton.

The play contains mature themes and language.

For more information, contact Dr. Janet Rubin at or call (321) 433-7171.