(Bio as of October 2018)
Larry Yando returns to Goodman Theatre, where he previously appeared as Ebenezer Scrooge in 10 productions of A Christmas Carol, The Little Foxes, The Jungle Book and Candide (Jeff Award). Chicago credits include Titus Andronicus (Defiant Theatre); Shakespeare in Love, The Tempest, King Lear, Julius Caesar, The Two Noble Kinsmen, Cymbeline, Timon of Athens, All’s Well That Ends Well, Henry IV Parts I and II, Antony and Cleopatra and The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Angels in America (Jeff Award), Travesties, An Ideal Husband, Ghosts, Electra, Measure for Measure, The Importance of Being Earnest and Travels with My Aunt (Court Theatre); Fake and Mother Courage and Her Children (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); The Dance of Death (Jeff Award), Bach at Leipzig, As You Like It, Hamlet, Nixon’s Nixon and Rocket to the Moon (Writers Theatre); Kiss of the Spider Woman (Pegasus Players, Jeff Award) and I Hate Hamlet and Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (Royal George Theatre). Regional credits include Angels in America, Arcadia and Amadeus at Milwaukee Repertory Theater. 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, received DePaul University’s Excellence in the Arts Award and was the recipient of the 2014 Sarah Siddens Award for Chicago’s Leading Man. Yando has taught advanced acting classes at the Theatre School at DePaul University, 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, an acclaimed program serving regional theater actors and the future of American theater.
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