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Dion Johnstone

 
Bio:
Some of his favorite theatrical roles include playing Othello in Othello directed by Chris Abraham for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival; Caliban opposite Christopher Plummer's Prospero in ‚ÄčThe Tempest ( directed by Des McAnuff for Stratford Shakespeare Festival)‚Äč; and Ira Aldridge in Red ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Some of his favorite theatrical roles include playing Othello in Othello directed by Chris Abraham for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival; Caliban opposite Christopher Plummer's Prospero in ‚ÄčThe Tempest ( directed by Des McAnuff for Stratford Shakespeare Festival)‚Äč; and Ira Aldridge in Red ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2019
Duke of Albany
  [Toronto]
World Premiere, 2006
Boromir

Dion Johnstone Biography

Some of his favorite theatrical roles include playing Othello in Othello directed by Chris Abraham for the Stratford Shakespeare Festival; Caliban opposite Christopher Plummer's Prospero in ‚ÄčThe Tempest ( directed by Des McAnuff for Stratford Shakespeare Festival)‚Äč; and Ira Aldridge in Red Velvet, directed by Gary Griffin for Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.
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Some of his favorite on screen roles include: playing Craig Brooks in Nickelodeon's Star Falls; Devin in UPtv's Ties That Bind; Johnny in the TV mini-series The Sea Wolf (starring Neve Campbell and Tim Roth); and Tyrone Evans in Showcase's King.





Dion Johnstone News

Red Bull Theater Announces 20th Season, Featuring ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM, THE KNIGHT OF T Photo Red Bull Theater Announces 20th Season, Featuring ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM, THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Red Bull Theater has announced details of its 20th season, including two Off-Broadway productions; a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings (offered both in-person and online), and much more.

A RemarkaBULL Podversation: Exploring Lady Macbeth with Ismenia Mendes to be Presente Photo A RemarkaBULL Podversation: Exploring Lady Macbeth with Ismenia Mendes to be Presented by Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

RED BULL THEATER¬†today announced that its online offerings will continue on Monday May 9th at 7:30 PM with a RemarkaBULL Podversation,¬†Exploring Lady Macbeth with Ismenia Mendes.¬†This event is ‚ÄúPay What You Can.‚ÄĚ All of Red Bull‚Äôs online-only programs are FREE.¬†

Grantham Coleman to Join Upcoming RemarkaBULL Podversation Photo Grantham Coleman to Join Upcoming RemarkaBULL Podversation
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2022

RED BULL THEATER¬†today announced that its online offerings will continue on Wednesday January 19th at 7:30 PM with a RemarkaBULL Podversation,¬†Much Ado About Benedick with Grantham Coleman.¬†This event is ‚ÄúPay What You Can.‚ÄĚ All of Red Bull‚Äôs online programs are FREE.¬†

Lily Rabe to Join Upcoming REMARKABULL PODVERSATION Presented by Red Bull Theater Photo Lily Rabe to Join Upcoming REMARKABULL PODVERSATION Presented by Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2021

RED BULL THEATER today announced that its offerings will continue on Monday May 3rd at 7:30 PM with a RemarkaBULL Podversation, Exploring CYMBELINE with Lily Rabe. She will join host Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director, for a conversation focused on an essential passage from Shakespeare's Cymbeline.

Red Bull Theater Presents a REMARKABLE PODVERSATION with Robert Cuccioli and Laila Ro Photo Red Bull Theater Presents a REMARKABLE PODVERSATION with Robert Cuccioli and Laila Robins
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2021

RED BULL THEATER today announced that its offerings will continue on Monday, March 1st at 7:30 PM with a RemarkaBULL Podversation with one of the classical theater’s power couples: Tony nominee Robert Cuccioli and Laila Robins will join host Nathan Winkelstein, for a conversation focused on Shakespeare’s power couple, Antony and Cleopatra.

Clifton Duncan, Dion Johnstone, Paul Niebanck, and More to Star in THE AFRICAN COMPAN Photo Clifton Duncan, Dion Johnstone, Paul Niebanck, and More to Star in THE AFRICAN COMPANY PRESENTS RICHARD III
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2021

RED BULL THEATER today announced the complete cast for the upcoming benefit reading of The African Company Presents Richard III by Carlyle Brown, directed by Carl Cofield, featuring Clifton Duncan, Edward Gero, Dion Johnstone, Paul Niebanck, Antoinette Robinson, Craig Wallace, and Jessika D. Williams. PLEASE NOTE UPDATED CAST INFORMATION.

The African Company Presents RICHARD III Photo The African Company Presents RICHARD III
by Stephi Wild - Dec 28, 2020

The African Company presents a benefit reading of Richard III by Carlyle Brown. The performance takes place on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 7:30 PM EST via livestream.

Clifton Duncan, Edward Gero and More Star in Benefit Reading of THE AFRICAN COMPANY P Photo Clifton Duncan, Edward Gero and More Star in Benefit Reading of THE AFRICAN COMPANY PRESENTS RICHARD III
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2020

RED BULL THEATER today announced that its 2020-21 offerings will continue next month with a benefit reading of The African Company Presents Richard III by Carlyle Brown, directed by Carl Cofield, featuring Clifton Duncan, Edward Gero, Dion Johnstone, Paul Niebanck, Antoinette Robinson, Charlayne Woodard, and more to be announced.

Stratford Festival Launches STRATFEST@HOME, a New Digital Subscription Series Photo Stratford Festival Launches STRATFEST@HOME, a New Digital Subscription Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2020

The Stratford Festival is following up on the success of its recent Shakespeare Film Festival with a $10-a-month digital content subscription, Stratfest@Home, offering more Shakespeare and more films, along with new commissions, music, conversation, cooking and comedy.

Red Bull Theater Continues REMARKABULL PODVERSATIONS With Stephen Spinella Photo Red Bull Theater Continues REMARKABULL PODVERSATIONS With Stephen Spinella
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2020

Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special benefit programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time: a RemarkaBull Podversation with Stephen Spinella.

Dion Johnstone Videos

Photos and Video: Glenda Jackson Honored With Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award Videoplay
Photos and Video: Glenda Jackson Honored With Lifetime Achievement Lilly Award

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2019

This weekend, Glenda Jackson was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Lillys, an organization that honors women in the theater. Jackson was honored onstage following a performance of King Lear, by her costar Elizabeth Marvel.

VIDEO: KING LEAR's Ruth Wilson Recalls Having to Stop a Performance When An Audience  Videoplay
VIDEO: KING LEAR's Ruth Wilson Recalls Having to Stop a Performance When An Audience Member Fainted

by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2019

'King Lear' star Ruth Wilson was a guest on last night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. During the interview, Wilson recalled when she was in the show 'Header' at the National Theatre and she had to think fast during a live performance when someone from the audience called out, 'Is there a doctor in the house?'

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of KING LEAR, with Glenda Jackson & More! Videoplay
BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of KING LEAR, with Glenda Jackson & More!

by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 5, 2019

One of Shakespeare's greatest dramas officially returned to Broadway last night. Led by two-time Academy Award winner, two-time Emmy Award winner, and 2018 Tony Award winner Glenda Jackson, King Lear, under the direction of Sam Gold, opened at the Cort Theatre, where it will play through Sunday, July 7, 2019.

BWW TV: First Look at David Darlow, Dion Johnstone and More in Highlights of CST's JULIUS CAESAR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents its contemporary retelling of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, staged by acclaimed British director Jonathan Munby in his Chicago debut, now playing through March 24, 2013 in CST's Courtyard Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below.


Dion Johnstone Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Dion Johnstone been in?
Dion Johnstone has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Dion Johnstone been in?
Dion Johnstone has not appeared in the West End