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Rebecca Naomi Jones



Biography

Rebecca Naomi Jones just starred in her own American Songbook concert presented by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. She made her Shakespeare in the Park debut in the summer of 2013 in Love's Labour's Lost. In last season's Murder Ballad, she earned unilateral accolades from critics, and a Lucille Lortel Nomination for Best Supporting Actress. On Broadway Rebecca has performed in American Idiot and Passing Strange. Off-Broadway: Wig Out!, This Beautiful City (both at the Vineyard Theatre), Passing Strange (the Public Theater), and How Love Is Spelt (Playwrights Horizons). Regional: American Idiot, Passing Strange (both at the Berkeley Rep), and A Maze (Powerhouse Theater). Tours: Caroline, Or Change, Little Shop Of Horrors, Rent. Television: Blue Bloods, NYC 22, Smash, Nurse Jackie (directed by Steve Buscemi), Law & Order: SVU, Fringe, The Electric Company, All My Children. Films: Passing Strange (directed by Spike Lee), Lovesick (starring Matt LeBlanc and Chevy Chase), and the upcoming thriller, Webcam. Rebecca is an associate artist with The Civilians Theater Company, and holds a BFA in Drama from the University of North Carolina, School of the Arts.
Rebecca Naomi Jones