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Ben Johnson BIO

Raised in Rockford, Illinois, Ben graduated from Rockford University where he earned his BFA in Musical Theatre. Ben most recently performed as Jerry in The Buddy Holly Story (Weston). Credits also include Once and Jersey Boys (Pittsburgh MT); Buddy, Elf (the Studio); Mitch, Dear Soldier Boy (Blue Gate Musicals); Cheech, Bullets Over Broadway (Rockford University); Benny, Hands on a Hardbody (Rockford University); and Mark Rothko Red (Rockford University). Theme park goers may have seen him perform at Cedar Point and Kings Dominion. When not on stage, Ben loves to songwrite and release his music online. Ben thanks his friends and family for all their support!

Ben Johnson STAGE CREDITS

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Kameron Marlowe Unveils A Soulful Reflection With 'On My Way Out'

Kameron Marlowe offers a heartfelt glimpse into his next chapter with the reflective new track “On My Way Out.' Serving as the final sneak peek from his forthcoming sophomore album, Keepin' The Lights On, arriving Friday, May 31, the new ballad brings Marlowe's powerhouse vocals to the forefront as he thoughtfully examines the regrets he wants to rectify before his time is up and the 'one more times' he wants to experience again. Listen to the single now!
Photos: First Look At The Cast Of PMT's GREASE

Grease opens March 7th at the Byham Theater. See first look photos of the cast!
OpenStage Theatre Partners with Poudre Libraries for THE BOOK OF WILL

OpenStage Theatre partners with Poudre Libraries for The Book Of Will, a nonprofit production raising awareness and funds for a local organization.
Tulsa Opera to Present Menotti's THE MEDIUM This Month

Get ready for a spine-tingling performance as Tulsa Opera presents Gian Carlo Menotti's haunting masterpiece, The Medium, at Studio 308 in Tulsa's East Village. Explore the enigmatic world of Madame Flora and experience a gripping narrative that delves into the dark and supernatural. Don't miss this perfect spooky event just in time for Halloween. Tickets available now.
THE BOOK OF WILL Comes to PCPA This Month

William Shakespeare is dead. Bad Hamlet knock-offs and children’s acting troupes litter the stages of Elizabethan London. And the King’s Men are running out of time. Rooted in real events, The Book of Will is the witty and wonderful battle of how the Bard’s legacy came to be.
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Returns To The Sauk

The crowd-favorite musical 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' returns to The Sauk, Hillsdale County's community theatre, for a two-week run, July 27 through August 6 at the Sauk Theatre in Jonesville.
BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Comes to Weston Theater Company

Weston Theater Company takes audiences for a musical ride chronicling Buddy Holly’s rise to fame in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY, playing June 28 - July 16 at The Playhouse stage. 
Lily Rose and Diplo Deliver 'Sad in the Summer' Performance on THE VOICE

The dynamic duo brought “Sad in the Summer” to life with a mesmerizing performance on a swamp-inspired stage, accompanied by Diplo as his country persona Thomas Wesley on guitar and a six-piece band. The power pairing celebrated Blake Shelton's final episode after 23 seasons as a coach before Gina Miles was announced the Season 23 winner. 
Video: Nathan Wilson Releases Official Video for 'Good at Gettin' Gone'

With the success of his latest single, 'Good At Gettin' Gone,' riser Nathan Wilson continues to climb alongside the release of the official music video.
11 Minutes Theater Company Presents ELIZABETH REX This Month at The People's Building in Aurora

11 Minutes Theater Company presents “Elizabeth Rex” April 27-May 13 at The People's Building, 9995 E Colfax Ave, Aurora, CO 80010.   Performances are Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Review: WELCOME TO ARROYO'S at Profile Theatre

WELCOME TO ARROYO'S is a moving and must-see play about family, grief, love, art, and the importance of being open to new perspectives and experiences. But more than anything else, it’s about community.
Ashley Gorley Honored as NSAI's 'Songwriter of the Decade'

Gorley was also decorated with 'Songwriter of the Year' and two 'Songs I Wish I'd Written'' awards for “You Should Probably Leave” recorded by Chris Stapleton and “Sand In My Boots” recorded by Morgan Wallen. The 5th Annual Nashville Songwriter Awards presented by City National Bank was stacked with performances.
Jake Owen Earns Tenth Career #1 With 'Best Thing Since Backroads'

Sitting atop the country radio charts for the tenth time this week, multi-platinum entertainer Jake Owen cruises to another career milestone with 'made-for-radio head-bopper' (Taste of Country) “Best Thing Since Backroads” landing in the #1 spot on the Country Aircheck/Mediabase chart. Listen to the single now!
Kylie Morgan Releases 'P.S.' EP

EMI Records Nashville singer/songwriter Kylie Morgan is sharing her anticipated EP, P.S., out everywhere today. With each track telling a chapter of her story, Kylie co-penned all seven songs, produced by Shane McAnally and Ben Johnson. She opens up about the new project – a continuation of her debut EP Love, Kylie – in the official trailer.
Tyler Hubbard Releases New Song '35's'

EMI Records Nashville recording artist Tyler Hubbard continues the release of new music as he unveils his latest track “35’s” from his highly anticipated solo project. The new song follows his debut radio single, “5 Foot 9,” which is currently Top 30 and climbing the country radio airplay charts.
Kylie Morgan to Release New EP 'P.S.'

The project will feature her recent tracks including fan favorite “Independent With You” and good-time anthem “Love Like We’re Drunk,” plus her forthcoming debut single “If He Wanted To He Would,” shipping to country radio on the EP’s release day. P.S. is the follow-up to Kylie’s 2021 EP Love, Kylie.
Tyler Hubbard Releases Debut Single '5 Foot 9'

EMI Records Nashville recording artist Tyler Hubbard releases brand new song “5 Foot 9” today. Hubbard produced the track with Jordan Schmidt and wrote the lead single with Jaren Johnston and Chase McGill. Watch the music video now!
Tyler Hubbard Readies New Music for Solo Project

EMI Records Nashville recording artist Tyler Hubbard has been working on his solo project for over a year to much speculation and anticipation. Hubbard wrote his new single, “5 Foot 9,” with Jaren Johnston and Chase McGill, and co-produced the track with Jordan Schmidt.
Kylie Morgan Releases 'Love Like We're Drunk'

EMI Records Nashville singer/songwriter Kylie Morgan has popped the top on a brand-new track “Love Like We’re Drunk,” out everywhere now. An up-tempo toast to togetherness, the song is penned by Kylie, Jeff Garrison, and Brian White, and co-produced by Ben Johnson and Shane McAnally.
Find Out Who Won at the 2022 GRAMMY Awards - All the Winners!

The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards featured a tribute to Stephen Sondheim, a win for Barlow and Bear's 'Unofficial Bridgerton Musical,' Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett for their 'Love For Sale' Cole Porter duets album, Olivia Rodrigo, and more. Check out the full list of winners now!

Ben Johnson FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Ben Johnson been in?

Ben Johnson has appeared on Broadway in 30 shows.

How many West End shows has Ben Johnson been in?

Ben Johnson has not appeared in the West End.

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