King Lear

September 9

November 9, 2014

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Barbara Gaines

Larry Yando

King Lear

Mr. Yando returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: Tug of War: Foreign Fire, The Tempest (2015, 2002), King Lear, Julius Caesar, The Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night, Cymbeline, 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 and The Two Noble Kinsmen. Since returning from three years as Scar in The Lion King (national tour), his Chicago credits include: eight years as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, The Little Foxes, 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); Fake and Mother Courage and Her Children (Steppenwolf Theatre Company). Mr. Yando has taught acting at DePaul University, Northwestern University and Chicago Shakespeare, and is a freelance acting coach. His acknowledgments include: the 2014 Sarah Siddons Society Award, Chicago Magazine’s Best Chicago Actor, DePaul University’s Excellence in the Arts Award, one of nine national recipients of the prestigious Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship in 2010 and four Joseph Jefferson Awards.

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