The above photo, a favorite, is from a show called LEAVE ME GREEN by Lisi DeHaas, and Russ Rowland took it. Jay Stull directed--that's why I look so happy.
Bio: Charlotte Booker is an actress, writer, and sometime acting teacher based in New York City. She had the privilege of appearing on Broadway in both revivals of BORN YESTERDAY: the first with Ed Asner and Madeline Kahn, as well as the 2011 production starring Jim Belushi, Robert Sean Leonard, and Nina Arianda. Other New York credits include: LEAVE ME GREEN, TAKE ME BACK, FUGUE, FIVE GENOCIDES, DEATHBED, PSYCHO BEACH PARTY, BITCH! (which she also wrote), and the cult hit CAUSE CELEB!, which she co-created, -produced, and curated. Regionally, Ms. Booker originated roles in VILLA AMERICA (Williamstown Theatre Festival); the musical QUILTERS (Denver Center, Edinburgh and Dublin Festivals); THREE SONGS (Fremont Center, L.A.), and DUSTY AND THE BIG BAD WORLD (Denver Center), as well as the American premieres of Ayckbourn's MAN OF THE MOMENT, Frayn's CLOUDS, and Barney Norris's VISITORS. She has also played leading roles at theatres all over the US, among them Yale Repertory, the Alley, and the Old Globe, as well as the Pittsburgh, Gulfshore, Martha's Vineyard, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Papermill Playhouses. She garnered rave reviews as Ann Landers in the solo show THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS, as Virginia in THE CLEAN HOUSE, and as Marty in CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION, and most recently appeared as Touchstone in an all-female AS YOU LIKE IT, as Clairee in STEEL MAGNOLIAS, and again as Marianne in DUSTY AND THE BIG BAD WORLD.
On television, Ms. Booker currently recurs as Maggie Chambers on POWER (Starz Network). She has guest- and co-starred on GAFFIGAN, BOARDWALK EMPIRE, LAW AND ORDER, CI (two episodes); THIRD WATCH, MURPHY BROWN, DREW CAREY, POLITICALLY INCORRECT, EMPTY NEST, MARRIED WITH CHILDREN, LARRY SANDERS, NEWSRADIO, CHICAGO HOPE, and many more. She played the perfect 50's wife, Honey Neilsen, in the 90's series HI HONEY, I’M HOME, which aired on ABC-TV and Nick at Nite. Dozens of commercials include: McDonald’s, Verizon, Frosted Flakes, JC Penney, Pizza Hut, Oreos, etc.
She appeared in a don't-blink role in INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, directed by the Coen Brothers, and Mrs. Hartman in BRAZZAVILLE TEENAGER, directed by and starring Michael Cera. Other films include: LOVE AND SUPPORT, THE DAY MY PARENTS RAN AWAY, STUART BLISS, and TEMPORARY GIRL
Ms. Booker holds a BS in Performance Studies from Northwestern University and had the great good fortune to study acting in New York with Uta Hagen, Shelley Winters, F. Murray Abraham, and the divine Geraldine Page.