Her play, "Eclipsed", was performed in a West Coast premiere at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Robert O'Hara was director.
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[on preparing to play a sword-wielding zombie slayer in The Walking Dead
(2010)] I do have some dings on my apartment wall from tricks I was attempting at home. I don't advise that.
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
(2013), and Nyong'o won an Academy Award for that performance. When the same play was produced at New ...