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Joy Keys chats with Actress & Playwright Regina Taylor

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Regina Taylor: Writer, Director, Actor and Artistic Associate at Goodman Theatre

With an impressive body of work that encompasses film, television, theater and writing, Regina Taylor is best known to TV audiences for her role as Lilly Harper in the series “I'll Fly Away.” 

She has received many accolades throughout her career, including a Golden Globe Award and a NAACP Image Award.

Her critically acclaimed “Crowns” continues to be one of the most performed musicals in the country. Ms. Taylor’s  “The Trinity River Plays,” received the 2010 Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award. 

Taylor was the first black woman to play Juliet in Romeo and Juliet on Broadway.

She was a cast member for all four seasons of the CBS drama The Unit as Molly Blane.

Taylor was named one of six 2012 Chicagoans of the Year by Chicago Magazine and was awarded the 2013 Oscar Micheaux Award from the Chicago Film Critics Association.