King Lear

September 9

November 9, 2014

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Barbara Gaines

Michael Aaron Lindner


Michael Aaron Lindner (Earl of Gloucester) returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: Road Show, Shrek the MusicalSunday in the Park with GeorgeA Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Little Mermaid. Other Chicago credits include: Edna  in HairsprayOliverRagtime (Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook); Brigadoon, Fezziwig in A Christmas Carol (Goodman Theatre); HeroWhite Christmas, Seussical The Musical, For the Boys, The Producers, Into the Woods, The Wizard of Oz, Cats, 1776 (Marriott Theatre); Bach at Leipzig (Writers Theatre); The Full Monty (Drury Lane Theatre Water Tower); The Secret Garden, Sweeney Todd (Jeff Award, Porchlight Music Theatre); and Dirty Blonde (Apple Tree Theatre). National tour credits include Harry Bright in Mamma Mia! Regional credits include The Full Monty, Cats and Mame (Maine State Music Theater). Television credits include the role of Ebenezer Scrooge in the nationally broadcast production of A Christmas Carol: The Concert (PBS). Mr. Lindner received his BA in musical theater from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

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