Zakiya continues to portray powerhouse lawyer Jory in the Pulitzer Prize winning drama “Disgraced” by Ayad Akhtar. Directed by Kimberly Senior, who also directed the Off-Broadway and Broadway runs of this play, “Disgraced” opened a successful run at The Goodman Theater in Chicago on September 21, 2015 which was extended due to popular demand. The production continued to Berkeley Repertory Theatre in Berkeley, California with the same cast and creative team. After a wonderfully received opening, the show continues to play to packed houses and again, due to popular demand, has extended the CA run. The show will now close on December 27, 2015. Following the Berkeley run, we will bringing the show to Seattle audiences at Seattle Repertory Theatre. Zakiya is excited to return to the city that welcomed her so warmly when she played Kate in Good People back in 2013.
The stellar ensemble cast includes Bernard White as Amir, Nisi Sturgis as Emily, J. Anthony Crane as Isaac, and Behzad Dabu as Abe.
For Berkeley ticket information, visit http://www.berkeleyrep.org/season/1516/9311.asp
For Seattle ticket information, visit https://www.seattlerep.org/Plays/1516/DG/Synopsis