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Chukwudi Iwuji Currently starring in Othello In Conversation With “Backstage with Richard Ridge!”

Chukwudi Iwuji Currently starring in Othello In Conversation With “Backstage with Richard Ridge!”
Chukwudi Iwuji

Chukwudi Iwuji

SAG-AFTRA Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen.

Chukwudi Iwuji can currently be seen starring as the title character in Othello for The Public Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park.

He most recently starred as John Blanke in Michael Greif’s The Low Road at The Public Theater. For his performance, Chukwudi won a 2018 Obie Award and earned nominations for a 2018 Drama League Award in the category of Distinguished Performance and a 2018 Lucille Lortel Award in the category of Outstanding Lead Actor in a play. The show was also nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award.

Chukwudi is an Associate Artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company, for his numerous Shakespearean performances. He received two Olivier awards for his titular role as Henry VI in the RSC’s 2009 productions of parts I, II, and III

Additional theatre credits include The National Theatre’s Hedda Gabler, The Public Theatre’s Hamlet, King Lear, Anthony and Cleopatria, Theatre for a New Audience’s Tamburlaine, and Old Vic’s Richard III.

On television Chukwudi will next be seen in the upcoming Sundance TV & BBC series The Split. His past television credits include NBC’s The Blindspot and Crossing Lines, CBS’s Madam Secretary, Doctor Who, Wizard Vs. Aliens, Casualty, and The Slave Trade for BBC, Sky’s The Three Kings, Tiger Aspect’s The Garden, and RTE’s Proof.

He can also be seen in multiple films including Netflix’s Barry, Chad Stahelski’s John Wick: Chapter 2 opposite Keanu Reeves, A Woman A PartNow: In the Wings of A World StageExam, and Fall to Rise.

Richard Ridge

Richard Ridge

Please join for a Conversations Q&A with Olivier Award winner Chukwudi Iwuji who is currently starring in Othello, moderated by Broadway World’s Richard Ridge of “Backstage with Richard Ridge!”

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This event is free and open to non-members.

Please direct any questions to nyrsvp@sagfoundation.org and write “Chukwudi” in the subject line.

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. Currently she has a screenplay in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She was the Broadway Informer on the all access cable TV Show “The New Yorkers,” soon to be “The Tourist Channel.” email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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