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King Lear

September 9

November 9, 2014

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Barbara Gaines

Bianca LaVerne Jones

Goneril

Bianca LaVerne Jones (Gonerill) makes her Chicago Shakespeare Theater debut. Off Broadway credits include: Ruby Place Nest on the Ground (Signature Theatre Company); McReele (Roundabout Theatre Company); Macbeth (The Classical Theatre of Harlem); Trojan Women (AUDELCO nomination, The Classical Theatre of Harlem) and Virgin of the Vieux Carre (Primary Stages). Regional credits include: The Mountaintop (City Theatre Company); Iced Out Shackled and Chained (AUDELCO nomination, National Black Theatre); Marcus or the Secret of Sweet (Studio Theatre); Jacob's House (Access Theatre); Iken's Perversion (Loft 21/21); A Civil War Christmas (Long Wharf Theatre); Macbeth (Lillian Theater); Three Penny Opera (Williamstown Theatre Festival); Breath Boom, Madea, Macbeth and Cinderella (Yale Repertory Theatre); Blues, Runaways (National Black Theatre Festival); Relativity (original cast), Othello, King Headley II and Radio Golf (The Black Rep). Television credits include: BURNED (BET, Centric); NYC 22 (CBS) and Men in Love  (ABC). Web Series credits include: Hard Times (Issa Rae entertainment); Shitty Fab Life and 12 Steps to Recovery. Ms. Jones received her training from University of North Carolina at the School of the Arts, SUNY Purchase Acting Conservatory and Yale School of Drama.  

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