"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)
Did You Know?
[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 ...