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Romeo¶and Juliet

January 1

November 21, 2010

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Gale Edwards

Lily Mojekwu

Lady Montague

Lily Mojekwu returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where she appeared in Romeo and Juliet. Other Chicago credits include: Between Riverside and Crazy (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Objects in the Mirror (Goodman Theatre); Look, We Are Breathing (Rivendell Theatre Ensemble); and The Commons of Pensacola (Northlight Theatre). Regional credits include five seasons with Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre. Film credits include writer-director Stephen Cone's Princess Cyd and director Kyle Henry's Rogers Park. Television credits include: Mind Games (ABC), Chicago Fire (NBC) and the upcoming I Love Dick (Amazon TV). Lilly studied Psychology as an undergraduate at Lake Forest College, deciding upon acting as a career after she graduated. “I’m a lover of language,” she explains as she talks about Shakespeare. “The conflicts and the stories are timeless and so much fun to sink your teeth into. His plays require a different kind of preparation, but they are so well worth the work.”

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