Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira

Broadway: debut. Off-Broadway: In the Continuum (also co-author, Obie Award, Outer Critics Circle Award nom./Best Play, Helen Hayes Best Production Award, Helen Hayes Best Lead Actress Award, John Gassner Award), God Brothers (Public), Sweet Mercy (NY Stage & Film). Regional/foreign: The Story (Philadelphia Theatre Co.), King Baabu (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), In the Continuum (Wooly Mammoth, The Goodman, Yale Rep, CTG, Market Theatre, Baxter Theatre South Africa, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh). Film: The Visitor, 25/8, Ghost Town, Three Backyards, Trial of Charumathi, Patience. TV: "Life on Mars," "Nurse Jackie," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent." Her latest authored play, Eclipsed, was recently done at the McCarter Theatre and appears at Yale Rep, Wolly Mammoth and the Kirk Douglas (CTG) this fall, and her play The Convert is being developed at the Royal Court in London. MFA (Acting): NYU.