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Johanna Day

 
Bio:
Broadway: How I Learned to Drive, The Nap, Sweat (Tony nomination), You Can’t Take It With You, August: Osage County, Lombardi, Proof (Tony nomination). Theatre: Floyd’s (Guthrie), Peace for Mary Francis (New Group), Peter and Jerry (Second Stage—Drama Desk nomination) Appropriate ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: How I Learned to Drive, The Nap, Sweat (Tony nomination), You Can’t Take It With You, August: Osage County, Lombardi, Proof (Tony nomination). Theatre: Floyd’s (Guthrie), Peace for Mary Francis (New Group), Peter and Jerry (Second Stage—Drama Desk nomination) Appropriate ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Broadway Premiere, 2022
Female Greek Chorus
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2018
Stella Spokes
  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group World Premeire, 2018
Franny
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Tracey
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere at the Public Theater, 2016
Tracey
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Mrs. Kirby
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2014
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2010
Intercom
Female Doctor
Aunt
  [Off-Broadway]
StageFARM Production, 2010
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Woman with Pram (Four Benches) / Lady Friend (Debate)
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Ann
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Kit
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Io
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Claire
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Claire
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Female Greek Chorus
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Emily
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Big Jane

Photos

David Morse, Mary-Louise Parker and Johanna Day  Photo

David Morse, Mary-Louise Parker and Johanna Day

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Date:
05/27/2022
David Morse, Mary-Louise Parker and Johanna Day  Photo

David Morse, Mary-Louise Parker and Johanna Day

From: 
Date:
05/27/2022
Chris Myers, David Morse, Mary-Louise Parker, Johanna Day and Alyssa May Gold Photo

Chris Myers, David Morse, Mary-Louise Parker, Johanna Day and Alyssa May Gold

From: 
Date:
04/20/2022
Chris Myers, David Morse, Mary-Louise Parker, Johanna Day and Alyssa May Gold Photo

Chris Myers, David Morse, Mary-Louise Parker, Johanna Day and Alyssa May Gold

From: 
Date:
04/20/2022
Chris Myers, David Morse, Mary-Louise Parker, Johanna Day and Alyssa May Gold Photo

Chris Myers, David Morse, Mary-Louise Parker, Johanna Day and Alyssa May Gold

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Date:
04/20/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Broadway Premiere, 2022
Female Greek Chorus

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2018
Stella Spokes

  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group World Premeire, 2018
Franny

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Tracey

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere at the Public Theater, 2016
Tracey

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Mrs. Kirby

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2014
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2010
Intercom

Female Doctor

Aunt

  [Off-Broadway]
StageFARM Production, 2010
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Woman with Pram (Four Benches) / Lady Friend (Debate)

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Ann

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Kit

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Io

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Claire

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Claire

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Female Greek Chorus

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Emily

  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Big Jane

Johanna Day Biography

Broadway: How I Learned to Drive, The Nap, Sweat (Tony nomination), You Can’t Take It With You, August: Osage County, Lombardi, Proof (Tony nomination). Theatre: Floyd’s (Guthrie), Peace for Mary Francis (New Group), Peter and Jerry (Second Stage—Drama Desk nomination) Appropriate (Signature—Obie Award, The Lilly Award), Poor Behavior (Mark Taper), Realistic Joneses (Yale), Choice (Huntington), The Rainmaker (Arena Stage—Helen Hayes Award), How I Learned to Drive (original cast, Vineyard). Television: “Madam Secretary” (5 years recurring), “For Life,” “New Amsterdam,” “The Blacklist,” “Escape at Dannemora,” “The Knick,” “The Americans,” “Masters of Sex,” “Alpha House,” “Royal Pains.” Film: What is Life Worth, The Post, Great Gilley Hopkins, How Far She Went, The Breatharian.

Johanna Day Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Special Achievement Awards Gold Star
Johanna Day, How I Learned to Drive
 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
Johanna Day, Sweat
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Johanna Day, Sweat
 
The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play
Johanna Day, Sweat
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Johanna Day, Sweat
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play
Johanna DayGood People
 
Obie Awards - 2014 - Performance Gold Star
Johanna Day, Appropriate
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Johanna Day, Peter and Jerry
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play Gold Star
Johanna DayThe Rainmaker
 
The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Johanna Day, Proof
 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Johanna Day, Proof

Johanna Day News

Vineyard Theatre Resumes Performances Of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971 With Reggie D. Whi Photo Vineyard Theatre Resumes Performances Of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971 With Reggie D. White
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced that Lessons in Survival: 1971 will resume performances on Wednesday, June 15 with Reggie D. White temporarily stepping into the role of James Baldwin. White is a co-conceiver of the show as one of the members of The Commissary and the Vineyard Theatre's 2022-2023 Colman Domingo Award recipient. 

Vineyard Theatre Cancels Weekend Performances of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971 Photo Vineyard Theatre Cancels Weekend Performances of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2022

Due to positive COVID test results within the company, Vineyard Theatre has cancelled performances of Lessons in Survival: 1971 through Sunday, June 12. Ticket holders for impacted performances (June 10-12) will be contacted by phone and email regarding rebooking and next steps.

HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Filmed by The Theatre on Film and Tape Archive of New York Pub Photo HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Filmed by The Theatre on Film and Tape Archive of New York Public Library
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive was filmed last week by the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive of New York Public Library. The production is now in its final week of performances and will end its extended run on Sunday, June 12 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances Photo HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive is in its final two weeks of performances. The production will end its extended run on Sunday, June 12 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

Photos: 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners Walk the Red Carpet Photo Photos: 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners Walk the Red Carpet
by Bruce Glikas - May 27, 2022

The 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award winners were honored on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at the Bruno Walter Auditorium of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY & KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead in Wins for 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY & KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead in Wins for 2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2022

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, has announced the winners of the 71st Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, honoring the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season.

Carl Clemons-Hopkins and Crystal Dickinson to Star in the World Premiere of LESSONS I Photo Carl Clemons-Hopkins and Crystal Dickinson to Star in the World Premiere of LESSONS IN SURVIVAL: 1971 at Vineyard Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced casting and design team for the upcoming World Premiere of Lessons in Survival: 1971 at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) now on-sale. Lessons In Survival: 1971 will begin previews at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street) May 26, 2022 and play through June 30 with an opening night set for June 9.  

HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Announces Two Week Extension Photo HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Announces Two Week Extension
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive will extend for two additional weeks of performances. The production will now play through Sunday, June 12 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). The show is produced with Daryl Roth and Cody Lassen in association with the Vineyard Theatre.

Billy Crudup & Deirdre O'Connell to Host Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gala Photo Billy Crudup & Deirdre O'Connell to Host Vineyard Theatre 2022 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Vineyard Theatre has announced that Billy Crudup (“The Morning Show,” The Vineyard’s Harry Clarke) and Deirdre O'Connell (recent Tony Nominee for Dana H.) will co-host Vineyard Theatre’s annual gala on Monday, May 16, 2022.

2022 Tony Awards Nominations- Live Reactions from Hugh Jackman, Jared Grimes, Patti L Photo 2022 Tony Awards Nominations- Live Reactions from Hugh Jackman, Jared Grimes, Patti LuPone, Sharon D Clarke & More!
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

Tonys time is here at least! The nominations for the 75th Annual Tony Awards were announced this morning by Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry. This year's nominees are checking in with BroadwayWorld to tell us all about how they got the news. Check back for live updates!

Johanna Day Videos

VIDEO: Mary-Louise Parker Talks Her HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Pre-Show Ritual on LATE NI VideoVIDEO: Mary-Louise Parker Talks Her HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Pre-Show Ritual on LATE NIGHT
by Michael Major - Apr 29, 2022

Mary Louise Parker sat down with Seth Meyers on Late Night last night to discuss her current Broadway run in How I Learned to Drive. During the interview, Parker discussed her secret pre-show ritual that she uses to prepare for every performance.

VIDEO: David Morse Discusses Returning to His HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Role 25 Years La VideoVIDEO: David Morse Discusses Returning to His HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Role 25 Years Later on GMA
by Michael Major - Apr 25, 2022

David Morse appeared on Good Morning America to discuss returning to his role in How I Learned to Drive 25 years after doing the play Off-Broadway. This Broadway premiere of Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece How I Learned to Drive reunites the two original stars, Morse and Tony-winner Mary-Louise Parker.

VIDEO: Inside Opening Night of HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE VideoVIDEO: Inside Opening Night of HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2022

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club celebrated opening night of the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

VIDEO: Eight Local Stars To Take Stage In Philadelphia Theatre Company's SWEAT VideoVIDEO: Eight Local Stars To Take Stage In Philadelphia Theatre Company's SWEAT
by Alan Henry - Oct 16, 2018

Philadelphia Theatre Company announces the director and full cast for the Pennsylvania premiere of Lynn Nottage's Sweat. This Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner explores Reading Pennsylvania's shrinking industrial economy and shares the fear, tragedy and hopefulness of a community being forced to accept inevitable change. The production will kick-off the first produced season under new Producing Artistic Director Paige Price. Justin Emeka directs a cast filled with local stars and Barrymore Award-winners who have earned extensive theatre, film and television credits. Sweat will run from October 12 to November 4, 2018 at Philadelphia Theatre Company's stage at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad Street. Subscriptions and single tickets for the 2018-2019 season are already on sale and are available in person at the box office, online at philatheatreco.org or by phone at 215-985-0420.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 28- Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cele VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 28- Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Celebrates Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2018

Today we celebrate the Broadway revival of Kaufman and Hart's You Can't Take It with You, which opened on this day in 2014.

BWW TV: THE NAP Company Takes Its Shot! Go Inside Opening Night VideoBWW TV: THE NAP Company Takes Its Shot! Go Inside Opening Night
by TV - Opening Night Special - Sep 29, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club's 2018-2019 season officially kicked off last night with the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's THE NAP on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's THE NAP on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 20, 2018

The Nap is now in previews ahead of a Thursday, September 27th opening night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production below!

BWW TV: What is Richard Bean's THE NAP All About? The Broadway-Bound Company Explains VideoBWW TV: What is Richard Bean's THE NAP All About? The Broadway-Bound Company Explains!
by TV - Press Previews - Aug 5, 2018

MTC will soon present the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean, the author of the rollicking, award-winning Broadway comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. Opening MTC's 2018-2019 Broadway season at the Samuel J. FriedmanTheatre The Nap will now begin previews Wednesday, September 5, 2018 ahead of a Thursday, September 27, 2018 opening night.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 28- The Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Celebrate VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 28- The Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Celebrates Opening Night
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2017

Today we celebrate the Broadway revival of Kaufman and Hart's You Can't Take It with You, which opened on this day in 2014.

Theater Talk: Lynn Nottage & Kate Whoriskey Talk SWEAT with Tony-Nominated Cast
by Theater Talk - Jun 19, 2017

This week Theater Talk focuses on on 'Sweat,' Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winning/TONY-nominated play about the lives of factory workers in Reading, Pennsylvania as their lives are devastated by dehumanizing corporate decisions, following the enactment of NAFTA. Guests include playwright Nottage, the play's director Kate Whoriskey and two members of its company, TONY-nominated actors Johanna Day and Michelle Wilson.


Johanna Day Frequently Asked Questions

What is Johanna Day next theatre project?
Johanna Day's next show will be How I Learned to Drive which opens on 4/19/2022 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Johanna Day been in?
Johanna Day has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Johanna Day been in?
Johanna Day has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Johanna Day been nominated for?
Special Achievement Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for How I Learned to Drive , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Sweat , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sweat , Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play (The Lortels) for Sweat , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Sweat , Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Good People , Performance (Obie Awards) for Appropriate , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Peter and Jerry , Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Rainmaker Outstanding Featured Actress (The Lortels) for Proof and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Proof .

What awards has Johanna Day won?
Special Achievement Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for How I Learned to Drive Performance (Obie Awards) for Appropriateand Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Rainmaker .