Ora Jones (Queen Charlotte) returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where her credits include: the Nurse in Romeo and Juliet, Maria in Twelfth Night, Lucienne in A Flea in Her Ear (After Dark Award); Mistress Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor; Lychorida and Bawd in Pericles; and a Weird Sister in Macbeth. She is a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company Ensemble, where her credits include The Brother/Sister Plays, The Violet Hour (Jeff Award Nomination), Carter’s Way (Jeff Award Nomination), The Unmentionables (BTAA nomination), The Crucible, and Morningstar. Other Chicago credits include Mrs. Rittenhouse in Animal Crackers (Goodman Theatre); and Stage Manager for Our Town (After Dark Award, Writers’ Theatre). Film and television credits include The Weatherman, Stranger than Fiction, Save the Last Dance, Were the World Mine, and the ABC pilot Matadors.
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