Sophie Okonedo received a 2016 Tony nomination for playing Elizabeth Proctor in The Crucible's Broadway revival. In addition to her 2014 Tony Award for her performance in A Raisin in the Sun, Okonedo received an Oscar nod in 2005 for Hotel Rwanda. She will also star opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the upcoming series The Hollow Crown. Her additional credits include The Secret Life of Bees, The Slap and Skin.
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Opening Night! Denzel Washington & the Cast of A Raisin in the Sun on Bringing the Powerful Drama Home
Denzel Washington, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Sophie Okonedo, Anika Noni Rose and the all-star cast of Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun celebrate opening night of the new revival on April 3, 2014.