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Larry Yando
Larry Yando

Larry Yando

(Bio as of October 2013)

Larry Yando returns to the Goodman, where he previously appeared as Ebenezer Scrooge in five productions of A Christmas Carol; as Shere Khan in The Jungle Book and as Pangloss in Candide during the 2010/2011 Season. Mr. Yando’s most recent Chicago credits include the role of Roy Cohn in Court Theatre’s production of Angels in America: Millennium Approaches and Perestroika; Casca in Julius Caesar at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and Hamlet at Writers’ Theatre. Other Chicago credits include Titus Andronicus at Defiant Theatre; The Two Noble Kinsmen, Cymbeline, The Tempest, Timon of Athens, All’s Well That Ends Well, King Lear, Henry IV Parts I and II, Antony and Cleopatra and The Two Gentlemen of Verona at Chicago Shakespeare Theater; Travesties, An Ideal Husband, Ghosts, Electra, Measure for Measure, The Importance of Being Earnest and Travels with My Aunt at Court Theatre; Fake and Mother Courage and Her Children at Steppenwolf Theatre Company; Bach at Leipzig, As You Like It, Nixon’s Nixon and Rocket to the Moon at Writers’ Theatre; The Birthday Party and Eastern Standard at Apple Tree Theatre and I Hate Hamlet and Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris at the Royal George Theatre. His regional credits include Angels in America, Arcadia and Amadeus at Milwaukee Repertory Theater. Mr. Yando performed as Scar in the national tour of The Lion King for three years. He was honored as Chicago magazine’s Best Actor in Chicago and received DePaul University’s Excellence in the Arts Award. Mr. Yando has taught advanced acting classes at The Theatre School at DePaul, Northwestern University, Columbia College Chicago and Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s Classical Training Program. In 2010 he was one of nine actors chosen for the Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program, a widely acclaimed national program to serve regional theater actors and the future of American theater.

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