In February, Sarah joined distinguished speakers, including Bill Gates and Elizabeth Gilbert, as one of the main stage presenters at the TED conference in Long Beach, California. Or maybe Sarah and her characters were several of the speakers at the world renowned conference…
As UNICEF names spokesperson on child violence, UN report offers signs of hope
An update presented to the UN General Assembly today shows that progress is being made towards eradicating some of the worst forms of violence against children. The report comes just as UNICEF has appointed Tony Award-winning actress Sarah Jones as its first Spokesperson on Violence against Children.
Sarah was honored that a Studio 360 radio segment featuring her comments and characters entitled “Sounding Black” won a Gracie Award for Outstanding Feature.
In March, Sarah performed alongside Susie Essman, Kristen Wiig and others at a benefit reading of Nora and Delia Ephron’s play “Love, Loss and What I Wore”, with proceeds benefitting “Dress for Success”.
In anticipation of the fall Off-Broadway run of “Love, Loss”, Nora edited the October issue of Elle Magazine which features many of the performers’ own stories on the same theme, including Sarah’s tale of her favorite cut-off shorts…
Sarah is excited to be joining friend and fellow Tony Award winner Glenn Close in a special benefit performance for Fountain House, an organization that helps people living with the challenges of severe mental illness. Together Sarah and Glenn have created a performance piece entitled “Under My Hat” that tackles relevant themes for Fountain House’s benefit September 29.