Artist Bio

Atra Asdou

(Bio as of January 2023)

Atra Asdou (Karima/Layal) returns to Goodman Theatre after her previous turn as Belle in A Christmas Carol. Chicago theater credits include originating and performing several Second City e.t.c. revues, including Grinning from Fear to Feare.t.c. 43Out of the House PartyThe Best Decision You’ve Ever Made (The Second City); Hard Times, Blood WeddingBengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Lookingglass Theatre); 1984 (Steppenwolf); Heartbreak House (Writers Theatre); Whirled News Tonight, Lil Tooties (iO Chicago); and various satirical editorials (The Paper Machete). Non-Chicago theater credits include Today Is My Birthday (Yale Rep). Television and films credits include Somebody SomewhereSouthside (HBO); Chicago MedChicago P.D. (NBC). Asdou is a Lookingglass artistic associate. She is represented by Gray Talent Group.