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King Lear

September 9

November 9, 2014

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Barbara Gaines

John Byrnes

Duke of Burgundy

John Byrnes (Duke of Burgundy/Ensemble) returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: Henry V, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry VIII and Timon of Athens. Recent Chicago credits include: Strangers, Babies (Steep Theatre Company); Compulsion (Next Theatre Company); Richard III (Wayward Productions); Sweet Bird of Youth (Goodman Theatre); Assisted Living (Profiles Theater); Season's Greetings (Northlight Theatre); Waiting for Lefty (American Blues Theater); Thieves Like Us (House Theater); The Hairy Ape and Our Town (The Hypocrites). Regional credits include productions with: Michigan Shakespeare Festival, Montana Shakespeare in the Parks, Minnesota Fringe Festival, Huntington Theatre, New Repertory Theater, Boston Playwrights' Theatre and the Vineyard Playhouse. On-camera credits include: The Onion News Network, Scent, 'Twas the Night, The Gravity Well and numerous television commercials. He received his BFA from Boston University.

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