Artist Bio

Chiké Johnson

(Bio as of December 2022)

Chiké Johnson (Alberga) most recently appeared in Chicago’s world premier production of When Harry Met Rehab at the Greenhouse Theater Center. He also appeared in a remount of Amen Corner at Shakespeare Theatre Company and An Improbable Fiction at American Players Theatre. Broadway credits include A Time To Kill and Manhattan Theatre Club’s Wit. Off-Broadway credits include Runboyrun, Lost In The Stars in New York City Center’s Encores! and Ruined, a co-production by the Manhattan Theatre Club and Goodman Theatre. Select Chicago credits include Meet Vera Stark (Goodman Theater); Sizwe Banzi is Dead (Court Theatre) and The Crucible, The Unmentionables, Huck Finn at 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). Select film credits include Friends with BenefitsSleepwalk with Me and The Machinist. Television credits include Law & Order; Girls; Veep and Prison Break, among others.