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J. Quinton Johnson

 
Bio:
J. Quinton Johnson recently concluded his Broadway debut as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison in Hamilton. He made his professional debut in Richard Linklater's Annapurna/Paramount feature Everybody Wants Some!! He then starred in ABC's musical reboot of "Dirty Dancing" and recurred in Pierce ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
J. Quinton Johnson recently concluded his Broadway debut as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison in Hamilton. He made his professional debut in Richard Linklater's Annapurna/Paramount feature Everybody Wants Some!! He then starred in ABC's musical reboot of "Dirty Dancing" and recurred in Pierce ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Broadway Center Stage Production at the Kennedy Center, 2019
Ren McCormack
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2019
Bobby Marrow
  [Regional (US)]
Powerhouse Season Workshop, 2018
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Hercules Mulligan [Replacement]
James Madison [Replacement]

J. Quinton Johnson Biography

J. Quinton Johnson recently concluded his Broadway debut as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison in Hamilton. He made his professional debut in Richard Linklater's Annapurna/Paramount feature Everybody Wants Some!! He then starred in ABC's musical reboot of "Dirty Dancing" and recurred in Pierce Brosnan's AMC series "The Son." Quinton was most recently seen in Last Flag Flying for Amazon, opposite Bryan Cranston, Steve Carell and Laurence Fishburne, which opened the 2017 New York Film Festival and on stage in The Kennedy Center's staging of Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights with Vanessa Hudgens and Anthony Ramos.




J. Quinton Johnson News

Jelani Remy, Tiffany Engen, Jay Armstrong Johnson & More to Star in STARTING UP: THE  Photo Jelani Remy, Tiffany Engen, Jay Armstrong Johnson & More to Star in STARTING UP: THE MUSICAL Industry Presentations
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2022

The new musical comedy Starting Up with book, music, & lyrics by Garett Press, directed by Jen Wineman, and with musical direction by Julianne Merrill, will receive a special industry presentation in New York City on December 1 & 2 at Pearl Studios.

Prospect Announces The Full Cast For CAPTION THIS, 2022 Musical Theater Lab Photo Prospect Announces The Full Cast For CAPTION THIS, 2022 Musical Theater Lab
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2022

Prospect Theater Company has announced the performers who will be appearing in its 2022 Musical Theater Lab Concert presentation: Caption This. Thirty actors from Broadway and beyond will bring their talents to the stage to celebrate the hot-off-the-presses new works generated in this year's lab process. 

Julia Riew to Receive 18th Annual Fred Ebb Award Photo Julia Riew to Receive 18th Annual Fred Ebb Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company will present the eighteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to Julia Riew.

Prospect Announces Writers For CAPTION THIS, 2022 Musical Theater Lab Photo Prospect Announces Writers For CAPTION THIS, 2022 Musical Theater Lab
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2022

Prospect Theater Company has announced the writers selected for the 2022 edition of its annual Musical Theater Lab: Caption This. 

Impact Arts Announces Cast For Movie Musical HOW TO MUSICAL THEATRE as Part of Summer Photo Impact Arts Announces Cast For Movie Musical HOW TO MUSICAL THEATRE as Part of Summer Stock Austin 2022
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

Summer Stock Austin has announced casting for How to Musical Theatre, an original movie musical from the Emmy-Award winning duo Allen Robertson and Damon Brown to close out the 2022 Summer season.

Review: WORLD PREMIERE OF ALICE'S WONDERLAND OPENS IN KANSAS CITY at Coterie Theatre Photo Review: WORLD PREMIERE OF ALICE'S WONDERLAND OPENS IN KANSAS CITY at Coterie Theatre
by Steve Wilson - Jul 9, 2022

The Coterie Theatres' world premiere of a new family musical, ALICE’S WONDERLAND runs at The Coterie Theatre at Crown Center through August 7. Adapted from the Lewis Carroll classic story the musical features an original score with book, music, and lyrics by J. Quinton Johnson and Julia Riew. Brianna Woods directs, with musical direction by Delano Mendoza, and choreography by Marc Wayne.

Supernatural Thriller THE SUMMONED to Be Released on VOD Thursday Photo Supernatural Thriller THE SUMMONED to Be Released on VOD Thursday
by Michael Major - Jul 5, 2022

Directed by Meir with a script by Jewish-Ukrainian writer Yuri Baranovsky, THE SUMMONED's powerful cast features J. Quinton Johnson (Hamilton on Broadway, AMC's The Son), Emma Fitzpatrick (THE SOCIAL NETWORK), Salvador Chacon (FX's Mayans M.C.), Angela Gulner (Netflix's GLOW), and Freddy Douglas (Hallmark's The Odyssey).

Summer Stock Austin Announces Casts for IN THE HEIGHTS & ALICE'S WONDERLAND Photo Summer Stock Austin Announces Casts for IN THE HEIGHTS & ALICE'S WONDERLAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

Summer Stock Austin has announced casting for Lin Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award winning Broadway musical, In the Heights and the Regional Premiere of Alice’s Wonderland by Hamilton alumni J. Quinton Johnson and Julia Riew as part of the 2022 Summer season.

World Premiere of New Musical ALICE'S WONDERLAND to be Presented at The Coterie Photo World Premiere of New Musical ALICE'S WONDERLAND to be Presented at The Coterie
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

This summer, The Coterie will produce the world premiere of the new family musical, Alice’s Wonderland, adapted from Lewis Carroll’s classic story and featuring an original score with book, music and lyrics by J. Quinton Johnson and Julia Riew -- based on a treatment by Linda Chichester and David Coffman.

Impact Arts Announces Streamline Launch With ImpactArts.org Photo Impact Arts Announces Streamline Launch With ImpactArts.org
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2022

After more than 15 years creating and growing theatre education programs in Central Texas, steward Ginger Morris along with Victor Villalobos and Donelvan Thigpen have created non-profit Impact Arts designed to ensure education is at the forefront of art experiences.

J. Quinton Johnson Videos

BWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Rea Videoplay
BWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Ready to Cut Loose for Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE!

by TV - Press Previews - Sep 27, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway Center Stage: In the Heights) as Ren McCormack, Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, Les Misérables) as Ethel McCormack, Isabelle McCalla (The Prom, Aladdin) as Ariel Moore, Michael Park (Dear Evan Hansen) as Reverend Shaw Moore, and three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker as Vi Moore (Mary Poppins, the Kennedy Center's Little Dancer). They are joined by Joshua Logan Alexander as Chuck, Peter McPoland as Willard Hewitt, Tony Award nominee Michael Mulheren (Kiss Me, Kate; Bright Star) as Coach Dunbar, Lena Owens as Wendy Jo, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Spamilton) as Rusty, and Rema Webb (The Color Purple, Violet) as Lulu Warnicker/Eleanor Dunbar/Betty Blast, Grace Slear and Urleen, with Brandon Burks, Claire Crause, Michele Lee, Jess LeProtto, Gregory Liles, Nick Martinez, Maximilian Sangerman, Jonathan Savage, Bethany Tesarck, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, and Jamar Williams.

VIDEO: CHOIR BOY Cast Performs 'Rockin' Jerusalem' at the TONY AWARDS Videoplay
VIDEO: CHOIR BOY Cast Performs 'Rockin' Jerusalem' at the TONY AWARDS

by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

The men of Choir Boy showcase their impressive choreography in a captivating performance of 'Rockin' Jerusalem' during the 73rd Annual Tony Awards!

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet with the Company of CHOIR BOY Videoplay
BWW TV: On the Red Carpet with the Company of CHOIR BOY

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 9, 2019

Make a joyful noise! Last night, January 8, Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Choir Boy. BroadwayWorld was there catching up with the company as they celebrated the big night. See what they had to say below!

BWW TV: Get an Inside Look at CHOIR BOY Videoplay
BWW TV: Get an Inside Look at CHOIR BOY

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 4, 2019

Check out the video below for a look inside Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Choir Boy, written by Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney

BWW TV: CHOIR BOY Cast Sings Out in In Rehearsals- Meet the Company! Videoplay
BWW TV: CHOIR BOY Cast Sings Out in In Rehearsals- Meet the Company!

by TV - Press Previews - Nov 21, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the Broadway premiere of Choir Boy, by Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight, The Brother/Sister Plays) and directed by Drama Desk Award nominee Trip Cullman (Lobby Hero, Significant Other, Murder Ballad).

BWW TV: Travel Uptown and Go Inside Rehearsals of Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS, wi Videoplay
BWW TV: Travel Uptown and Go Inside Rehearsals of Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS, with Anthony Ramos, Vanessa Hudgens & More!

by TV - Press Previews - Mar 17, 2018

The Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights is coming soon to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Winner of four 2008 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and Best Score, In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda's debut Broadway musical with a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes, tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood-a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams, and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you and which ones you leave behind.

BWW TV: Just Breathe... and Watch Vanessa Hudgens, Ana Villafane & More in Rehearsal  Videoplay
BWW TV: Just Breathe... and Watch Vanessa Hudgens, Ana Villafane & More in Rehearsal for Kennedy Center's IN THE HEIGHTS!

by TV - Press Previews - Mar 13, 2018

The Broadway Center Stage production of In the Heights is coming soon to The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Winner of four 2008 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and Best Score, In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda's debut Broadway musical with a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes, tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood-a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams, and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you and which ones you leave behind.

VIDEO: Debra Messing Chats DIRTY DANCING, WILL & GRACE Revival
by Caryn Robbins - May 19, 2017

On last nights LATE NIGHT, guest Debra Messing talked about starring in ABC's Dirty Dancing reboot and how the original compelled her to act.

VIDEO: Meet Baby and Johnny in Just-Released Promo for ABC's DIRTY DANCING
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2017

Abigail Breslin, Debra Messing, Bruce Greenwood, Nicole Scherzinger, Sarah Hyland, Tony Roberts, Katey Sagal and Billy Dee Williams, along with rising stars Colt Prattes and J. Quinton Johnson, headline the stellar cast in a new adaptation of the global pop-cultural phenomenon, DIRTY DANCING, premiering WEDNESDAY, MAY 24 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. 

Sarah Hyland Shares First Look as 'Lisa Houseman' for ABC's DIRTY DANCING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

DIRTY DANCING, the global pop-cultural phenomenon, becomes a three-hour filmed musical event on ABC. The network will premiere the film on Wednesday, May 24, 8:00-11:00 p.m. Sarah Hyland just took to Instagram to share a sneak peek of herself as 'Lisa Houseman' - check it out below!


J. Quinton Johnson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has J. Quinton Johnson been in?
J. Quinton Johnson has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has J. Quinton Johnson been in?
J. Quinton Johnson has not appeared in the West End


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