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  Nora Cole

Olivia's Opus '99
Voices We Must Never Forget
Spoon River
America Hurrah "Interview"
The Head of Mary

Nora Cole appeared most recently in the McCarter Theatre's production of A Christmas Carol; as the Bride in Highway Ulysses. With Rinde Eckert: God Created Great Whales (Muse/Olivia, Foundry Theatre). New York and in London's Barbican; Olivia's Opus (one-woman show she wrote and directed, Second Stage, Negro Ensemble Company, Primary Stages, 1993 Black National Theatre Festival), On the Town (Diana Dream, Broadway), Jelly's Last Jam (Anita, Broadway, National tour), Your Arms Too Short to Box with God (Broadway, National Tour), The Good Times Are Killing Me (Mrs. Willis, Second Stage), Groundhog (Georgette, New York Theatre Workshop). Resident: The Colored Museum, Love .. Langston (Hartford Stage, Connecticut Award nominee), Joe Turner's Come and Gone (Studio Arena), Trojan Women (Black Theatre Alliance), The Gingham Dog, The House of Bernarda Alba (Goodman Studio Theatre). Company member for over fifteen years of Vinnette Carroll's Urban Arts Corp in New York (Theatre of Renewal Award for her performance in Boogie Woogie Rumble of a Dream Deferred). Television: Cosby Mystery Movie, All My Children, Guiding Light, Another World, Loving.

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