SHANELLE CHLOE VILLEGAS (Laura/Ensemble) returns to SpeakEasy having previously appeared in School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play (Nana) for which she was a 2020 Elliot Norton Nominee for Best Ensemble. Other Credits include: American Repertory Theatre’s The Arboretum Experience (Ramona/Emcee/Major), Actors’ Shakespeare Project’s Othello (Montano), Shakespeare & Company’s Autumn (Melissa Longley), and New Repertory Theatre’s Classic Repertory Company. When Shanelle is not on stage, she can be found teaching, writing, painting and living her best life! She is a proud graduate of Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s Contemporary Theatre program. (she/her)
New York Times Critic’s Pick! Boasting critically acclaimed, sold-out runs in both London and New York, People, Places & Things is an exhilarating new play about surviving in the modern world. The story focuses on Emma, a thirty-something actress who thinks she is …
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