Meet the Actors: LInda Powell as Portia


Linda Powell appeared on Broadway in Wilder, Wilder, Wilder, On Golden Pond, and The Trip to Bountiful. Her other Shakespeare roles include Hermione in The Winter’s Tale, Olivia in Twelfth Night, Titania and Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Thaisa in Pericles.

A New York based actress, Linda works regularly in film and television and has had recurring roles on NBC’s Law & Order SVU and Chicago Fire. Most recently, she originated the role of Elizabeth in Lucas Hnath’s critically acclaimed play The Christians and is set to play Christine in Theater for a New Audience’s A Doll’s House before heading to Venice and beginning the Merchant journey.