Artist Bios

Saran Bakari

Saran Bakari

(Bio as of March 2022)

Saran Bakari (U/S Janet) is a native of Washington, D.C. She attended Duke Ellington School of the Arts SHS and is a 2020 graduate of Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama (CMU). Immediately upon graduating from CMU, she appeared in the DoorDash/Sesame Street 2021 Super Bowl commercial. She is beyond excited to be making her Chicago, Goodman and TimeLine stage debuts with this production, alongside her older sister, Ayanna. Asante Sana ancestors, Mama and Baba.