10/24/2013 12:43 pm ET Updated Oct 24, 2013

A Day In The Life Of Condola Rashad Of 'Romeo And Juliet'


True, Condola Rashad has showbiz lineage — her mom and aunt are legendary theater and television actresses Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen and her father is former football star and sportscaster Ahmad Rashad — but she’s also worked hard at carving out a niche of her own. She made her theater debut in Lynn Nottage’s 2009 Pulitzer Prize winning drama Ruined and further created a splash on Broadway with her first two shows in Stick Fly (2012) and A Trip to Bountiful (2013), which garnered critical acclaim and Tony Award nominations.

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