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Brittney Johnson

 
Bio:
Brittney was most recently seen in Wicked on Broadway. Additional Broadway credits include Les Mis (√Čponine), Motown, Sunset Boulevard, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Kristin Chenoweth: For the Girls. (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Brittney was most recently seen in Wicked on Broadway. Additional Broadway credits include Les Mis (√Čponine), Motown, Sunset Boulevard, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Kristin Chenoweth: For the Girls. (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Ensemble
  [Las Vegas]
Las Vegas Production, 2014
Lisa
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Eponine [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Ensemble [Replacement]
Glinda [Replacement]

Brittney Johnson Biography

Brittney was most recently seen in Wicked on Broadway. Additional Broadway credits include Les Mis (√Čponine), Motown, Sunset Boulevard, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Kristin Chenoweth: For the Girls.




Brittney Johnson News

Michele Pawk Will Join the Broadway Cast of WICKED, and Michael Wartella Returns! Photo Michele Pawk Will Join the Broadway Cast of WICKED, and Michael Wartella Returns!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2022

Tony Award-winner Michele Pawk will join the cast of Wicked at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre, taking over the role of Madame Morrible beginning Monday, December 12.  Michael Wartella returned to the role of Boq, starting performances last evening, November 15.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 With MOULIN ROUGE!, FUNNY GIRL, a Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 With MOULIN ROUGE!, FUNNY GIRL, and More
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

At This Performance…  will return to The Green Room 42 featuring standbys, understudies, and alternates From Moulin Rouge! The Musical; Almost Famous; Hadestown; Funny Girl; Aladdin; and Paradise Square.  

Wake Up With BWW 11/1: SOME LIKE IT HOT Begins Previews, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/1: SOME LIKE IT HOT Begins Previews, and More!
by - Nov 1, 2022

Top stories include Some Like It Hot beginning previews tonight! Plus check out reviews and red carpet photos from opening night of A Man of No Importance!

Brittney Johnson Will Depart WICKED in February 2023 Photo Brittney Johnson Will Depart WICKED in February 2023
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2022

Brittney Johnson has announced her departure from Wicked. She will play her final performance as Glinda on February 12, 2023, she has announced on social media.

WICKED Celebrates 19th Anniversary This Weekend and Announces Special Events Photo WICKED Celebrates 19th Anniversary This Weekend and Announces Special Events
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

WICKED is celebrating its 19th Anniversary on Broadway on October 30. To commemorate the occasion, the musical will host a series of events throughout the month.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from INTO THE WOODS; DEAR EVAN HANSEN; PARADISE SQUARE; LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS; ROCK OF AGES and THE BEDWETTER.

Wake Up With BWW 8/10: 1776 Casting, Jane Lynch to Depart FUNNY GIRL Early, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 8/10: 1776 Casting, Jane Lynch to Depart FUNNY GIRL Early, and More!
by - Aug 10, 2022

Top stories include complete casting for 1776 on Broadway! The cast includes Crystal Lucas-Perry, Carolee Carmello, Elizabeth A. Davis, and more. Plus, Jane Lynch will depart Funny Girl earlier than planned, The Kite Runner will require masks for Friday performances, and more.

Photos: Talia Suskauer, Cleavant Derricks, Mikayla Renfrow & More Join WICKED On Broa Photo Photos: Talia Suskauer, Cleavant Derricks, Mikayla Renfrow & More Join WICKED On Broadway
by Show Highlights - Aug 9, 2022

See all new photos of the cast of WICKED on Broadway in action! The current company includes Talia Suskauer as Elphaba, Brittney Johnson as Glinda, Sharon Sachs as Madame Morrible, Jordan Barrow as Boq, Tony Award winner Cleavant Derricks as The Wizard, James D. Gish as Fiyero, Tony Award nominee Clifton Davis as Doctor Dillamond, and Broadway newcomer Mikayla Renfrow as Nessarose.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...  Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition in his monthly residency of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, August 8th at The Green Room 42.

'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo 'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A Strange Loop; MJ The Musical; Company; Into The Woods; Funny Girl; Beetlejuice and Between The Lines   on Monday, July 18th at 7 PM. 

Brittney Johnson Videos

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 Videoplay
VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

VIDEO: Brittney Johnson Discusses Taking Over as 'Glinda' in WICKED on TODAY Videoplay
VIDEO: Brittney Johnson Discusses Taking Over as 'Glinda' in WICKED on TODAY

by Michael Major - Feb 24, 2022

This morning, Brittney Johnson appeared on the Today Show to discuss being the first Black woman to take over the role of Glinda in Wicked on Broadway. Johnson was surprised by original 'Glinda' Kristin Chenoweth, who sent in a congratulatory video message. She also appeared on NBC Nightly News to take viewers backstage at Wicked.

VIDEO: History-Making 'Glinda' Brittney Johnson Makes Her First Entrance in WICKED Videoplay
VIDEO: History-Making 'Glinda' Brittney Johnson Makes Her First Entrance in WICKED

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2022

Thank goodness! This evening Brittney Johnson took her first bow as Glinda in Wicked on Broadway! Ms. Johnson is the first Black actress to assume the iconic role. 

VIDEO: Go Inside WICKED's Re-Opening Night on Broadway! Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside WICKED's Re-Opening Night on Broadway!

by Team BWW - Sep 15, 2021

Last night, Wicked was one of four beloved musicals to resume performances on Broadway, following a 18-month hiatus. To celebrate the occasion, composer Stephen Schwartz and original Glinda, Kristin Chenoweth, were on hand at the Gershwin Theatre. Watch as Kristin speaks to the crowd, the cast performs their opening number, and takes their first bows since March 2020.

VIDEO: Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, and More Talk the Making of WICKED on CBS SUN Videoplay
VIDEO: Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, and More Talk the Making of WICKED on CBS SUNDAY MORNING

by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2021

Correspondent Tracy Smith talked with Maguire and composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz, and with the original Glinda and Elphaba, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, about a show that has become a beacon for anyone who doesn't fit a conventional mold.

VIDEO: WICKED Casts Reunite For a Musical Dispatch from Oz on Voting! Videoplay
VIDEO: WICKED Casts Reunite For a Musical Dispatch from Oz on Voting!

by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2020

Are you showing up to vote on November 3? The cast of Wicked thinks you should! The company just released a music video about voting featuring special lyrics by award-winning Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman. The music video features original company members Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, alongside current Broadway and touring company members.

VIDEO: Desi Oakley, Brittney Johnson, Jelani Remy and More Sing the Opening Number Fr Videoplay
VIDEO: Desi Oakley, Brittney Johnson, Jelani Remy and More Sing the Opening Number From New Musical THE VALLEY

by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2020

A star-studded cast of Broadway performers present a virtual performance of the Opening Number from the new musical a?oeThe Valley'. The musical has Book and Lyrics by Jamie Maletz , Music by Eric Fegan, and Direction by Will Nunziata.

BWW TV: TURN UP! LONDON In Support Of The Black Lives Matter Movement Videoplay
BWW TV: TURN UP! LONDON In Support Of The Black Lives Matter Movement

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 8, 2020

Theatrical superstars Sharon D. Clarke, Noma Dumezweni, Clive Rowe, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Johnnie Fiore, Brenda Edwards, Zaris-Angel Hator, Aisha Jawando, Norm Lewis, Brittney Johnson, Brandi Chavonne Massey, and Joe Aaron Reid today join the lineup for Turn Up, a live stream supporting the Black Lives Matter movement.

BWW TV: Watch Bonnie Milligan and Amber Ardolino in Music Video for 'End Up Together' Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Bonnie Milligan and Amber Ardolino in Music Video for 'End Up Together'

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 21, 2020

Ryan McCartan (The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again, Heathers), Andy Mientus (Spring Awakening, a?oeThe Flasha??), Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels, Encores' Promenade), Krysta Rodriguez (Spring Awakening, a?oeDaybreaka??) and more have lent their voices to a new concept album Within Earshot: Anthems for the In-Between.

BWW Exclusive: Watch Kristin Chenoweth Bring FOR THE GIRLS to Broadway! Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Watch Kristin Chenoweth Bring FOR THE GIRLS to Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 11, 2019

The 4'11' powerhouse exploded onto the Broadway stage at The Nederlander Theatre, for her limited 8-performance run of FOR THE GIRLS, this weekend, to packed houses. At then end of the shows, the audiences would not leave, even as the doors were opened to the streets and the diminutive star was forced to return to the stage for more.


Brittney Johnson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Brittney Johnson been in?
Brittney Johnson has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Brittney Johnson been in?
Brittney Johnson has not appeared in the West End


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@sunnybrittney - 11/20/22 11:54pm The key to a healthy relationship: Also have shows you’re NOT watching together.


@sunnybrittney - 11/20/22 11:29pm My cat with any kind of feather toy, becomes a lion ?


@sunnybrittney - 11/20/22 04:03pm Just want to give a public shout out to my man for taking care of me in ways I’ve never been cared for, and didn’t… https://t.co/LhMlQpX7Oh


@sunnybrittney - 11/17/22 11:11pm I guess I‚Äôll have to actually use instagram stories now ??‚Äć‚ôÄÔłŹ. There are worse things lol. Go follow me on insta @sunnybrittney ?


@sunnybrittney - 11/15/22 06:06pm It’s me. Hi. I ate the rest of the @popchips.


@sunnybrittney - 11/15/22 05:02pm The sky says it’s time for bed so…


@sunnybrittney - 11/14/22 01:26pm You’re pretty and I love you ?#BrittneyTheGood


@sunnybrittney - 11/13/22 11:39pm Being a hater gives you wrinkles. Don’t be a hater = save money on Botox later. You’re welcome. #BrittneyTheGood


@sunnybrittney - 11/13/22 06:22pm Him when we’re leaving #Michaels and I say we’re also going to @HomeGoods ???? https://t.co/wKNuIP0LPH


@sunnybrittney - 11/13/22 11:24am CongratuLOTIONS @JordanT_B on a spectacular run as Boq! We will certainly miss you in Oz! I feel honored to have sh… https://t.co/gEiSCIlga6


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