AYANNA BRIA BAKARI returns to TimeLine with TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET, having previously been seen in the First Draft Playwrights Collective Festival. She graduated with a BFA degree in acting from The Theatre School at DePaul University in 2017. Since graduating, some of her theatre credits include THE ORIGINALIST (Indiana Repertory Theatre), INSURRECTION: HOLDING HISTORY (Stage Left Theatre), SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER (Raven), LEAVE ME ALONE! (The Story Theatre), FUN HARMLESS WARMACHINE (New Colony), and HOW TO CATCH CREATION (Goodman). Television credits include CHICAGO PD and a recurring role on THE CHI. Film credits include HOLIDAY HEIST. Ayanna Bria is currently an ensemble member with The Story Theatre and is represented by Stewart Talent. Asante Sana!

The cast of POCKET: Getting to know Ayanna Bria Bakari

Midway through the run of Too Heavy for your Pocket, we’re going backstage to get to know the four actors who are embodying the show’s undeniably courageous characters. You can read our first interview with Jennifer …

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