Artist Bio

Chiké Johnson

Chiké Johnson

(Bio as of February 2022)

Chiké Johnson (U/S Alvin Finney) most recently appeared in Chicago’s world premier production of When Harry Met Rehab (Greenhouse Theater Center). He also appeared in a remount of Amen Corner (Shakespeare Theatre Company) and in Improbable Fiction (American Players Theatre). Broadway credits include A Time To Kill and Manhattan (Theatre Club’s Wit) and off-Broadway credits include Runboyrun; Lost In The Stars (New York City Center’s Encores!) and Ruined, a co-production by the Manhattan Theatre Club and Goodman Theatre. Chicago credits include Meet Vera Stark (Goodman Theatre); Sizwe Banzi is Dead (Court Theatre); The Crucible; The Unmentionables and Huck Finn (Steppenwolf Theatre Company). Other regional credits include A Raisin in the Sun (Milwaukee Rep Theater); a revival of The Unmentionables (Yale Repertory Theatre); Lincoln in Topdog/Underdog (Renaissance Theaterworks); Duke of Cornwall in King Lear (Milwaukee Repertory Theater); Cephus Miles in Home (In Tandem Theatre); Willie in Master Harold and the Boys (Milwaukee Chamber Theatre) and Martin Luther King, Jr. in Smoldering Fires (First Stage Children’s Theater). Film credits include Friends with Benefits; Sleepwalk with Me and The Machinist and TV credits include Law & Order; Girls; Veep; Prison Break and much more.