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Sherman Edwards

Sherman joined the Ensemble in 2023 during their production of Is God Is and has appeared in A Red Orchid’s productions of Killing Game, The Malignant Ampersands, and their audio play American Bottom.

In Chicago, Sherman has performed with Hell in a Handbag Productions (Poseidon! An Upside Down Musical), The Annoyance Theatre, iO Chicago, Second City’s Educational Touring Company and their Diversity and Outreach Ensemble.

He was named 2012’s ‘Best Stand-Up Comic in Chicago’ by the Chicago Reader. He tours and performs locally doing stand-up and performing with a few improv and sketch comedy groups, notably: BLACKOUT, Sherman and Rob, and Tomato/Tomatoe.

TV and Film credits include Southside on HBOmax, FOX’s Empire, Chicago PD on NBC, and the independent films Monuments and American Schemers.

Sherman holds a Bachelor’s Degree in both Theatre and Mass Communications from Old Dominion University and is the co-founder of Comedy Plex, a comedy club in Downtown Oak Park.

He is represented by Stewart Talent.