Keeping Up With the Sarah Joneses

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Sarah Jones at the Aspen Ideas Festival in 2008
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The Tony Award-winning writer and performer (“Bridge & Tunnel”), briefs Kurt on her experiences at the Aspen Ideas Festival, a gathering of big thinkers who meet to tackle big problems. Sarah Jones transforms from a self-deprecating Brit to a Jewish grandmother, to a young male rapper.

(Originally aired July 18, 2008)





Slideshow: Sarah Jones in character

Sarah Jones puts on glasses to speak with Kurt as “Lorraine,” an elderly Jewish woman from New York.

( Photo by Michael Faas )

Sarah Jones sports a Yankees cap as “Rashid,” a recovering rapper.

( Photo by Michael Faas )

Sarah Jones performs as “Miss Lady,” a homeless woman from Chicago.

( Photo by Michael Faas )