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Actor

Cherise
Boothe

Ms. Boothe is happy to be returning to the Geffen Playhouse after having performed here as an original cast member in Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined and the West Coast premiere of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People. Her voice can be heard in the audiobook version of The Fire This Time, A New Generation Speaks about Race by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. Theater: Milk Like Sugar (original cast: La Jolla Playhouse/Playwrights Horizons; Obie Award), Ruined (Goodman Theatre/Manhattan Theatre Club, Intiman Theatre/Geffen Playhouse; 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama); August Wilson’s 20th Century (Kennedy Center); Ohio State Murders (Theatre for a New Audience; Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Revival); King Hedley II (Signature Theatre); Huck & Holden (original cast: Cherry Lane Theatre); Insurrection: Holding History (Berkshire Theatre Festival). Film/television: Inside Man (directed by Spike Lee), Then She Found Me (directed by Helen Hunt), The Wool Cap (with Keke Palmer and William H. Macy), Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes, The Good Wife, Law & Order: SVU. Training: NYU Graduate Acting Program. Deepest gratitude to Spirit, family and friends.www.cheriseboothe.com.