Artist Bio

Kai A. Ealy

(Bio as of December 2022)

Kai A. Ealy (King Tut) is ecstatic for his Goodman debut. Theater credits include The Island (Court Theater); the Chicago premiere of Kill Move Paradise (Timeline Theater); Pulitzer Prize winning playwright David Auburn’s The Adventures of Augie March (Court Theater); Cardboard Piano (Timeline Theater); A Raisin in the Sun (TheaterWorks Colorado); Friedrich Schiller’s Mary Stuart (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Franklinland (Jackalope Theater); Migration (eta Creative Arts Foundation) and the 30th Annual Young Playwrights Festival (Pegasus Theater). Television credits include 61st Street (AMC); The 4400 (The CW); Ordinary Joe (NBC); Chicago PD (NBC) and Chicago Fire (NBC). Ealy was born in Maine and raised in Alabama, and is represented by Paonessa Talent Agency in Chicago and WEG Talent management in NYC.