Actress Simone Moore Returns to the Stage in Gunshot Medley at the Rogue Machine Theatre

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TV, film and theatre actress stars in this lyrical and mystical new play about the struggles against systemic racism in America

LOS ANGELES - s4story -- Simone Moore, Jamaican born actress, writer and artist, will join the cast of Gunshot Medley at the Rogue Machine Theatre from August 2 through August 11. The stage play is a soulful tale about the deep-seated racial tensions that have stained America's history.

Simone, who can be seen on the HBO series Random Acts of Flyness, will star as Betty – a slave trapped in the underworld of the dead. The actress has also appeared in Boston Legal, Cold Case, Without A Trace and the hit sitcom All of Us. Her theatre performances include Hamlet, In the Footprint with The Civilians Theater Company in New York City and her role as Sylvia in the Two Gentlemen of Verona, which received favorable reviews from the Los Angeles Times.

"I'm so thrilled to be a part of Gunshot Medley and to work with such a talented cast and director, Desean Kevin Terry," says Simone Moore. "It's important that we tell these stories about our life in America, so we can understand ourselves better. Along with our rich black history, we have a 400-year-old slave past, which colors every aspect of our present daily lives."

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Gunshot Medley is set in a haunted North Carolina graveyard and addresses the struggles against systemic racism. The play is also a co-production with Collaborative Artists Bloc, and tickets are available at www.roguemachinetheatre.net. The theatre is located at 1416 Electric Avenue in Venice.

ABOUT SIMONE MOORE
Simone Moore is an actress, writer and artist who was born in Montego Bay, Jamaica and raised in Brooklyn, New York. In addition to numerous theatre performances, Simone has appeared in hit television series such as Boston Legal, Cold Case, Without A Trace and All of Us. In 2009, she starred alongside Cybill Shepard in the movie, Mrs. Washington Goes to Smith. Simone received her MFA from the University of California at San Diego, where she studied under master teachers and directors such as Des McAnuff, Tina Landau, Fiona Shaw, Darko Tresnjak and Lisa Harrow of the Royal Shakespeare Company. Simone continued her studies at the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris, France. She can be seen on the HBO series Random Acts of Flyness, which was renewed for a second season. To learn more about Simone, visit https://www.simonemoore.com/.

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