Chiké Johnson (Walter Lee Younger) is making his debut at Syracuse Stage. He made his Indiana Repertory Theatre debut in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. He has been seen on Broadway in A Time to Kill and in Manhattan Theatre Club’s Wit, and Off-Broadway in Lost in the Stars for City Center’s Encores! and Ruined at the Manhattan Theatre Club. Chicago credits include Meet Vera Stark at the Goodman; Sizwe Banzi Is Dead at the Court; and The Crucible, The Unmentionables, and Huck Finn at Steppenwolf. Other regional credits include The Unmentionables at Yale Repertory Theatre, Topdog/Underdog at Renaissance Theaterworks, King Lear at Milwaukee Rep, Home at In Tandem Theatre, “Master Harold” ...and the boys at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Smoldering Fires at First Stage Children’s Theater, and two seasons at American Players Theatre. Film credits include Friends with Benefits, Sleepwalk with Me, and The Machinist; television credits include Law & Order, Girls, Veep, and Prison Break.