Ora Jones (Nurse/Harriet Pawling) returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where her credits include: Queen Charlotte in The Madness of George III, 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:Three Sisters, Middletown, The Brother/Sister Plays, The Violet Hour, Carter’s Way, Morningstar, The Unmentionables and The Crucible. Other Chicago credits include Mrs. Rittenhouse in Animal Crackers (Goodman Theatre); Stage Manager for Our Town (After Dark Award, Writers’ Theatre); and My Kind of Town (TimeLine Theatre Company). Film and television credits include: Powers, The Weatherman, Stranger than Fiction, Save the Last Dance, Were the World Mine, and the ABC pilot Matadors.
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