She acted in the play, "In the Continuum", by Danai with Nikkole Salter
, at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
I was a jock when I was a kid, so I've always wanted to physically live through a character - one of those really tough chicks.
When Gurira's play "Eclipsed" was produced at the Yale Repertory Theater in 2009, the lead role of "the Girl" was performed by actress Adepero Oduye and understudied by then-Yale Drama School student Lupita Nyong'o. A few years later, Oduye and Nyong'o both acted in the film 12 Years a Slave, and Nyong'o won an Oscar for that performance. When the same play was produced at New York's Public ...