Larry Yando (Casca) returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include The Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night, Cymbeline, The Tempest, Timon of Athens, All’s Well That Ends Well, Antony and Cleopatra, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, King Lear and The Two Noble Kinsmen. Since returning from three years as Scar in the national tour of The Lion King, Chicago credits include: Dr. Pangloss in Candide, Scrooge in A Christmas Carol (Goodman Theatre); Jacques in As You Like It and Nixon in Nixon’s Nixon (Writers’ Theatre); and, most recently, Roy Cohn in Angels in America (Court Theatre). Mr. Yando has taught acting at The Theatre School at DePaul University, Northwestern University, Act One Conservatory, CST, and is a freelance acting coach. His acknowledgments include Chicago Magazine’s Best Chicago Actor, DePaul University’s Excellence in the Arts Award, and he was one of the nine national recipients of the prestigious Lunt- Fontanne Fellowship in 2010.
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