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King Lear

September 9

November 9, 2014

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Barbara Gaines

Larry Yando

King Lear

Larry Yando (King Lear) returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: Julius Caesar, 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 Lion King (National Tour), Chicago credits include: six years as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, Candide, The Jungle Book (Goodman Theatre); The Dance of Death, As You Like It, Nixon’s Nixon, Rocket to the Moon, Hamlet, Bach at Leipzig (Writers Theatre); Angels in America, Travesties, An Ideal Husband (Court Theatre); and Fake, Mother Courage and Her Children (Steppenwolf Theatre). Mr. Yando has taught acting at DePaul University, Northwestern University and CST, and is a freelance acting/verse coach. His acknowledgments include Chicago Magazine’s Best Chicago Actor, DePaul University’s Excellence in the Arts Award, one of the nine national recipients of the prestigious Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship in 2010, and four Joseph Jefferson Awards.

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