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Other Works

  • (2007) She acted in the play, "In the Continuum", by Danai Gurira with Nikkole Salter, at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Robert O'Hara was director.
  • (2005) Play: "In the Continuum" (playwright). First produced at Primary Stages (New York City), directed by Robert O'Hara, featuring Danai Gurira and Nikkole Salter.
  • (2015) Play: "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.
  • (2009) Play: 'Eclipsed" (playwright). First produced at the Woolly Mammoth Theater (Washington, D.C.), directed by Liesl Tommy, featuring Jessica Frances Dukes, Dawn Ursula, Uzo Aduba, Ayesha Ngaujah and Liz Femi Wilson.
  • (2012) Play: "The Convert" (playwright). First produced at the McCarter Theatre Center for the Performing Arts (Princeton, New Jersey), directed by Emily Mann, featuring Pascale Armand, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Zainab Jah, Kevin Mambo, LeRoy McClain and Warner Joseph Miller.
  • (November 12, 2006 - December 10, 2006) She and Nikkole Salter acted in her play, "In the Continuum", at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Robert O'Hara was director.
  • (September 13, 2009 - October 18, 2009) Her play, "Eclipsed", was performed in a West Coast premiere at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Robert O'Hara was director.
  • (April 17, 2012 - May 13, 2012) Her play, "The Convert", was performed in a co-production with McCarter Theatre Center and Goodman Theatre in a world premiere at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Zainab Jah, Cheryl Lynn Bruce and Pascale Armand in the cast. Emily Mann was director. Lap Chi Chu was lighting designer. Daniel Ostling was scenic designer. Paul Tazewell was costume designer.
  • (October 14, 2015) Play: "Eclipsed" premiered at the Public Theatre in Manhattan, New York City, starring Lupita Nyong'o.
  • (March 6, 2016 - June 19, 2016) Play: "Eclipsed" transfers to Broadway to critical acclaim. "Eclipsed" is nominated for six Tony Awards, including Best Play; Danai Gurira is nominated as the playwright.
  • (October 4 to November 4, 2018) Her play, "Eclipsed," was performed in a Pegasus Theatre Chicago production at the Chicago Dramatists Theatre, Chicago, Illinois. Ilesa Duncan was director. Jacqueline Penrod was scenic designer.
  • (November 15, 2018 to January 6, 2019) Her play, "Familiar," was performed in a Steppenwolf Theatre Company production at the Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Kristen Robinson was scenic designer.

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