Artist Bio

Tyla Abercrumbie

(Bio as of January 2019)

TYLA ABERCRUMBIE (Cynthia) returns to Goodman Theatre, where she previously appeared in Magnolia. Additional Chicago credits include Victory Gardens Theater, TimeLine Theatre Company, Writers Theatre, Court Theatre, Northlight Theatre and Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Regional credits include Asolo Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Portland Stage Company, The St. Louis Black Repertory and many others. Television credits include Proven Innocent, The Chi, Easy, Chicago Med, Chicago P.D. and Shrink, among others. Film credits include Animator, Unexpected and Poker House. She is a company member with TimeLine Theatre Company and the recipient of the TimeLine Theatre Company Playwrights Collective. Abercrumbie holds a BA in theater from Columbia College and is a proud member of the Actors’ Equity Association.

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