Short Shakespeare!

Romeo and Juliet


February 25

March 25, 2017

at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

by William Shakespeare
adapted and directed by Marti Lyons

Emma Ladji


EMMA LADJI (Juliet) returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where her credits include: Short Shakespeare! Romeo and Juliet, Pericles, and the Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks production of Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits.. Other Chicago credits include: Mother of Smoke (Walkabout Theater); A Christmas Carol (Goodman Theater); and Year of the Rooster (Red Theater). She performed the original show United States of Amnesia at the New Now Festival in Amsterdam with ROOM|916. Emma received her BA in theatre/acting with a minor in Black World Studies from Columbia College Chicago, and is an ensemble member at Red Tape Theatre. Emma is currently a featured artist for Links Hall's summer intensive residency program, and is creating an original performance with multimedia artist Maxime Chudeau.

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