"Familiar" (playwright). First produced at the Yale Repertory Theatre (New Haven, Connecticut), directed by Rebecca Taichman, featuring Shyko Amos, Harvy Blanks, Cherise Boothe, Patrice Johnson Chevannes, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Ross Marquand, Kimberly Scott and Joe Tippett.
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
| Gurira, Josephine
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[on what made her want to write about African themes] In terms of writing, I just wasn't finding enough stories about contemporary African people - or historical, just anything, the whole gamut. I was raised in southern Africa and I came back to the West for college. I was starting to look for what I would like to perform, what I would like to see put to life onstage, and I was finding many ...
She was nominated for the 2007 Joseph Jefferson
Award for Actress in a Principal Role in a Play for "In the Continuum", at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.