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John Brown

 
John Brown Headshot
Date of Birth: April 04, 1904
Date of Death: August 08, 2022 (0)

Birth Place: Hull, Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1942
Musician
  [Broadway]
1934
Eddie
  [Broadway]
1934
Dr. Carl Kelsey
Primo
The District Attorney
  [Broadway]
1933
Henry Murdoch
Primo
The District Attorney
  [Broadway]
1931
The Stage Manager

Photos

Mark Collins (Wesley), John Brown (Ginger), Samara Bridwell (Tanya- seated) and Augus Photo

Mark Collins (Wesley), John Brown (Ginger), Samara Bridwell (Tanya- seated) and Augustus Truhn (Johnny- background)

From: 
Date:
04/27/2015
Ben Hilzer (Davey), John Brown (ginger), Augustus Truhn (Johnny) and John Hauser (Lee Photo

Ben Hilzer (Davey), John Brown (ginger), Augustus Truhn (Johnny) and John Hauser (Lee)

From: 
Date:
04/27/2015
Wil Otterson, Chloe Kerr, Jaymie Jackson, Stefani Potter, Ruby Elaine James, Grace Mi Photo

Wil Otterson, Chloe Kerr, Jaymie Jackson, Stefani Potter, Ruby Elaine James, Grace Miller, Makena Early, Rhyn Saver, and John C. Brown.

From: 
Date:
07/24/2014
Wil Otterson, Stefani Potter, Rhyn Saver, Jaymie Jackson, Chloe Kerr, Makena Early, G Photo

Wil Otterson, Stefani Potter, Rhyn Saver, Jaymie Jackson, Chloe Kerr, Makena Early, Grace Miller, Ruby Elaine James, and John C. Brown

From: 
Date:
07/24/2014
Linda Lavin, John Brown, Steve Bakunas Photo

Linda Lavin, John Brown, Steve Bakunas

From: 
Date:
03/21/2012

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1942
Musician

  [Broadway]
1934
Eddie

  [Broadway]
1934
Dr. Carl Kelsey

Primo

The District Attorney

  [Broadway]
1933
Henry Murdoch

Primo

The District Attorney

  [Broadway]
1931
The Stage Manager






John Brown News

Steve Martin & Martin Short, THE COLOR PURPLE, AMERICAN PROPHET & More Lead Washingto Photo Steve Martin & Martin Short, THE COLOR PURPLE, AMERICAN PROPHET & More Lead Washington DC's August Top Picks
by BWW Staff - Aug 3, 2022

Washington, DC is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Check out our selections for August including Steve Martin and Martin Short, The Color Purple American Prophet, No Place To Go and more!

Company SBB // Stefanie Batten Bland to Present EMBARQUED: STORIES OF SOIL At Bates D Photo Company SBB // Stefanie Batten Bland to Present EMBARQUED: STORIES OF SOIL At Bates Dance Festival and BAM
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2022

Company SBB // Stefanie Batten Bland's newest work, Embarqued: Stories of Soil, a dance-theatre work that interrogates existing relationships to memorials, will be presented at the Bates Dance Festival in Lewiston, ME, July 23‚Äď24, and will have its New York premiere at BAM, November 1‚Äď5, as part of the 2022 Next Wave Festival.

The National Center for Choreography - Akron Receives $20,000 Grant From the National Photo The National Center for Choreography - Akron Receives $20,000 Grant From the National Endowment for the Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

The National Center for Choreography - Akron has been approved for a $20,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts in support of the recent Creative Administration Research National Summit Convening, a Technical Residency, and two Dancing Labs

VIDEO: Kirsty Rock (Easy Star All Stars Vocalist) Drops Music Video For 'Light It Up' Photo VIDEO: Kirsty Rock (Easy Star All Stars Vocalist) Drops Music Video For 'Light It Up'
by Michael Major - Jun 27, 2022

Kirsty Rock is best known around the world as a member of the internationally renowned reggae super group Easy Star All-Stars. The release coincides with an official video release of the title track, which was a collaboration between acrobatic dancer Julia Baccellier, Rock, and Rock’s long standing collaborator D888.

EMERGE125 Announces 2022 NYC Season at The Flea Theater Photo EMERGE125 Announces 2022 NYC Season at The Flea Theater
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022

Downtown Manhattan's The Flea Theater proudly announces the inaugural season program for their first-ever resident dance company, EMERGE125, including the world premieres of Behavioral Synchrony and Poly String Theory, the works-in progress John Brown Lives and Rights of Renaissance, and a revised revival of the company favorite Spirit Celestial.

Concert For Worker's Rights Comes to the Old Opera House Theatre in May Photo Concert For Worker's Rights Comes to the Old Opera House Theatre in May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2022

The Battle of Blair Mountain in September 1921 in southern West Virginia was the culmination of coal miners fighting for worker's rights against coal companies and their allies. It was a major steppingstone toward unionization along with the 5-day work week, fair pay, and more for workers everywhere.

Edinburgh Science Festival Connecting Arts with Science to Take Place This Month Photo Edinburgh Science Festival Connecting Arts with Science to Take Place This Month
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022

The arts and sciences are often seen as disparate practices, but they are closer cousins than many may think: from tales of scientific discovery littered throughout history to the countless artists who have taken inspiration from the romance and mystery of the cosmos.¬†This year‚Äôs Edinburgh Science Festival is dedicated to showing the many ways in which the arts and sciences are interconnected ‚Äď two sides of the same coin often learning from one another to reach deeper connection and collective enlightenment ‚Äď and to providing a platform for creatives to showcase their work.

National Sawdust Hosts The Future Is… Festival and Creative Forum Photo National Sawdust Hosts The Future Is… Festival and Creative Forum
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 7, 2022

Both before and throughout the pandemic, National Sawdust’s mission has been to provide artists with financial and creative opportunities, audiences with access to groundbreaking work presented in remarkably high fidelity, and to support young creators by means of a rigorous mentorship network. These three goals serve as the inspirations for The Future Is… Festival, which takes place June 7 through June 16, features work by 6 composers and choreographers developing new work through residencies co-produced with the Center for Ballet and the Arts at NYU, and funded by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation.

Kirsty Rock (Lead Singer for Easy Star All Stars) Releases New Single 'The Feeling' Photo Kirsty Rock (Lead Singer for Easy Star All Stars) Releases New Single 'The Feeling'
by Michael Major - Apr 5, 2022

Kirsty Rock, best known around the world as a member of the internationally renowned reggae super group Easy Star All-Stars, brings the fire with her own distinctive, soulful, and earthy reggae sound on her upcoming solo album debut, Slow Burn. Listen to the new single now!

Kirsty Rock, Lead Singer for Easy Star All Stars, Releases New Single 'The Feeling' F Photo Kirsty Rock, Lead Singer for Easy Star All Stars, Releases New Single 'The Feeling' From Forthcoming Solo Debut Album
by Michael Major - Mar 25, 2022

Kirsty Rock, best known around the world as a member of the internationally renowned reggae super group Easy Star All-Stars, brings the fire with her own distinctive, soulful, and earthy reggae sound on her upcoming solo album debut, Slow Burn.

John Brown Videos

VIDEO: Ethan Hawke Gushes About His Daughter Maya on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS VideoVIDEO: Ethan Hawke Gushes About His Daughter Maya on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Nov 12, 2020

Ethan Hawke compares James McBride's portrayal of John Brown's story to a magic trick and shares how his daughter Maya Hawke's role in Stranger Things led to her role in The Good Lord Bird.

VIDEO: Ethan Hawke Talks About America Today on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT VideoVIDEO: Ethan Hawke Talks About America Today on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2020

Ethan Hawke, who plays the abolitionist John Brown in the new Showtime mini-series 'The Good Lord Bird,' says the series about fighting to end slavery resonates with present-day America.

VIDEO: In Rehearsal with 42nd Street Moon's TITANIC VideoVIDEO: In Rehearsal with 42nd Street Moon's TITANIC
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents TITANIC, showcasing 70 of the Bay Area's best singers and musicians.

VIDEO: First Look At FIORELLO! At 42nd Street Moon VideoVIDEO: First Look At FIORELLO! At 42nd Street Moon
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents its first 2019 production, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical FIORELLO! Based on the life of New York City's legendary mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, FIORELLO! features lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock (SHE LOVES ME, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and a book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott (THE PAJAMA GAME, DAMN YANKEES).

VIDEO: In Rehearsal With FIORELLO! At 42nd Street Moon VideoVIDEO: In Rehearsal With FIORELLO! At 42nd Street Moon
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical FIORELLO! Based on the life of New York City's legendary mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, FIORELLO! features lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock (SHE LOVES ME, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and a book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott (THE PAJAMA GAME, DAMN YANKEES).

VIDEO: 10 Ft Ganja Plant's 'State Of Man' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

The 'Plant is back! 2012 was a busy year for elusive roots band, 10 Ft. Ganja Plant. They released a critically acclaimed instrumental album, 10 Deadly Shots Vol. II (‚Äútheir strongest set to date,‚ÄĚ according to The Wire), and played an incredible, rare, sold out show at Boston's Middle East Club. 2013 promises to be even better, with the band headlining not one, but two live shows this year, and releasing a rootsy new album full of vocal gems. Click below to watch their newly released 'State of Man' music video!


John Brown Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Brown been in?
John Brown has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has John Brown been in?
John Brown has not appeared in the West End