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John Johnson

 
Birth Place:
New York City
Bio:
Associate Producer at Joey Parnes Productions. Broadway: Associate Producer on HAIR, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Lombardi, The Merchant of Venice. With Elizabeth I. McCann & Joey Parnes: The Play About the Baby, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia, Tuesdays with Morrie, Beckett/Albee, Edward Albee's ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: New York City

Bio:
Associate Producer at Joey Parnes Productions. Broadway: Associate Producer on HAIR, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Lombardi, The Merchant of Venice. With Elizabeth I. McCann & Joey Parnes: The Play About the Baby, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia, Tuesdays with Morrie, Beckett/Albee, Edward Albee's ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1962
Policeman

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2018]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Executive Producer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Producer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Assistant General Manager
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Management Associate
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Management Associate
 
[Broadway, 1972]
Assistant General Manager

Photos

"The Lehman Trilogy" General Manager Megan Curren, Producer Caro Newling, Executive P Photo

"The Lehman Trilogy" General Manager Megan Curren, Producer Caro Newling, Executive Producer Sue Wagner, Executive Producer Jillian Robbins and Executive Producer John Johnson

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Date:
05/27/2022
Producers John Johnson and Sue Wagner Photo

Producers John Johnson and Sue Wagner

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Date:
10/15/2021
Anika Larsen and Producer John Johnson  Photo

Anika Larsen and Producer John Johnson

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Date:
10/03/2019
John Johnson (Piano and Conductor) Photo

John Johnson (Piano and Conductor)

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Date:
09/30/2017
John Johnson, Sue Wagner, Joey Parnes Photo

John Johnson, Sue Wagner, Joey Parnes

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Date:
10/02/2015

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1962
Policeman

Productions

[Broadway, 2018]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2018]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2018]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2018]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2017]
Producer

[Broadway, 2017]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2017]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2016]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2016]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2016]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2016]
Producer

[Broadway, 2016]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2016]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2015]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2015]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2015]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2014]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2014]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2014]
Executive Producer

[Broadway, 2013]
Producer

[Broadway, 2012]
Producer

[Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Producer

[Broadway, 2006]
Assistant General Manager

[Broadway, 2006]
Management Associate

[Broadway, 2005]
Management Associate

[Broadway, 1972]
Assistant General Manager

John Johnson Biography

Associate Producer at Joey Parnes Productions.

Broadway: Associate Producer on HAIR, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Lombardi, The Merchant of Venice.

With Elizabeth I. McCann & Joey Parnes: The Play About the Baby, The Goat, or Who is Sylvia, Tuesdays with Morrie, Beckett/Albee, Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Well, Butley, Passing Strange, Equus.

Tony Award Productions from 2001 - 2008; served as Associate Producer in 2007 & 2008.

Concerts: Working at The Zipper Theatre; Rated RSO at Joe's Pub; NewMusicalTheatre.com Launch Concert at Le Poisson Rouge, NewMusicalTheatre.com Live at The Canal Room, Morgan Karr at Joe's Pub, Drew Gasparini & Friends at Joe's Pub.

Faculty: Northwestern University's National High School Institute

Graduate: Fordham University at Lincoln Center

John Johnson Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Musical
John JohnsonBright Star
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
John Johnson, Skylight
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Revival of a Play
John Johnson, This is Our Youth
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Musical Gold Star
John Johnson, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
John Johnson, A Raisin in the Sun
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Play Gold Star
John Johnson, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

John Johnson News

Photos: First Look at Haven's GET OUT ALIVE at The Den Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at Haven's GET OUT ALIVE at The Den Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2022

See first look photos of Nikki Lynette’s multidisciplinary afrogoth musical Get Out Alive, co-directed by Roger Ellis and Lucky Stiff, which features the writer and her personal journey with mental health.

ALMOST FAMOUS Announces New Broadway Dates at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre Photo ALMOST FAMOUS Announces New Broadway Dates at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2022

Almost Famous, the new musical with book and lyrics¬†by Academy Award¬ģ¬†and Grammy Award¬ģ¬†winner¬†Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film, will begin previews on Broadway on Monday, October 3 ahead of an official opening on Thursday, November 3 at the¬†Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre¬†(242 W 45th¬†St).

Cape Rep Theatre Presents MAMMA MIA! In The Outdoor Theater Photo Cape Rep Theatre Presents MAMMA MIA! In The Outdoor Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022

Cape Rep Theatre presents the Broadway musical sensation, MAMMA MIA!, music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, and some songs with Stig Anderson, book by Catherine Johnson, originally conceived by Judy Cramer, directed and choreographed by Dani Davis.

ALMOST FAMOUS Musical is Headed to Broadway This Fall, Starring Anika Larsen, Solea P Photo ALMOST FAMOUS Musical is Headed to Broadway This Fall, Starring Anika Larsen, Solea Pfeiffer, Drew Gehling, and More!
by Team BWW - Jun 2, 2022

Almost Famous, the new musical with book and lyrics by Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film, will open on Broadway this fall. Learn who is in the cast, how to get tickets & more!

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.

Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet at THE LEHMEN TRILOGY Photo Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet at THE LEHMEN TRILOGY
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 15, 2021

Last night, the five-time Olivier Award¬ģ nominated epic play, The Lehman Trilogy, celebrated its triumphant Opening Night at the Nederlander Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the star-studded red carpet!

Karen Olivo Returns to the Stage at Collaboraction's Peacbook Festival This October Photo Karen Olivo Returns to the Stage at Collaboraction's Peacbook Festival This October
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2021

Actor, activist and Tony Award-winner Karen Olivo has been added to the line-up of Collaboraction's 6th annual Peacebook Festival on Saturday, October 2 at the Kehrein Center for the Arts in Chicago's Austin community.

Alex Brightman, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Lindsay Mendez and More Featured on 35MM: A MU Photo Alex Brightman, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Lindsay Mendez and More Featured on 35MM: A MUSICAL EXHIBITION Commentary
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021

John Johnson and Very Intensive Productions have announced the release of 35MM: A Musical Exhibition in Focus, an album of commentary, original cast interviews, and track-by-track song breakdowns. The album is available now (March 9) via Spotify, Apple Music, and all streaming platforms.

Art Of Time Ensemble's Virtually Live Concert Celebrates The Lasting Legacy Of Lou Re Photo Art Of Time Ensemble's Virtually Live Concert Celebrates The Lasting Legacy Of Lou Reed
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 15, 2021

Lou Reed infused his music with an art-pop edge and paved the groundwork for alternative music for generations to come. This February, Art of Time Ensemble celebrates Reed's lasting legacy through a Virtually Live concert featuring performances from of our 2015 show, Magic and Loss: A Tribute to Lou Reed, available for free streaming on YouTube from February 4th at 7:30pm through February 7th at 7:30pm.

TV One Premieres Original Suspense Crime Drama BLOOD ON HER BADGE Photo TV One Premieres Original Suspense Crime Drama BLOOD ON HER BADGE
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 28, 2020

TV One has announced the premiere date of its newest suspense-drama film BLOOD ON HER BADGE airing November 16, 2020 at 8 P.M. ET/7C.

John Johnson Videos

VIDEO: Carmen Cusack & BRIGHT STAR Cast Perform on the 70th Annual TONY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 12, 2016

The cast of Broadway's BRIGHT STAR performed 'If You Knew My Story' on the 70th Annual TONY AWARDS. Watch the clip below!

STAGE TUBE: Steve Martin Surprises Audience During Entr'acte at BRIGHT STAR
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2016

Last night's BRIGHT STAR audience was pleasantly surprised at the start of Act 2 when Steve Martin joined the band onstage for the Entr'acte. Martin, who wrote the show's book and composed the music with Edie Brickell, played the banjo. Check out footage from the surprise performance below!

VIDEO: BRIGHT STAR Cast Performs 'Sun's Gonna Shine'; Steve Martin Performs Mini-Musical of His Own!
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 1, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, the cast of the new Broadway musical BRIGHT STAR performed 'Sun's Gonna Shine,' led by Carmen Cusack, who makes her Broadway debut in the show.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Karen Ziemba, Nicolas Dromard and More in Rehearsals of 42ND STREET at Lexington Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 23, 2015

The brand-new Lexington Theatre Company presents its inaugural production of 42nd Street. Tony Award Winner Karen Ziemba, will play Dorothy Brock, alongside other Broadway veterans and up-and-coming actors. 42nd Street is presented by Variety Live at The Opera House with Co-Producing Sponsor Kentucky One Health, and runs July 23, through July 26 at the Lexington Opera House. Check out a sneak peek at rehearsals below!

BWW TV: Designed to Celebrate: Tony Awards Toasts 2014 Creative Arts Nominees!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2014

Tom Kitt (If/Then), William Ivey Long (Bullets Over Broadway), Natasha Katz (The Glass Menagerie), Warren Carlyle (After Midnight) and Leigh Silverman (Violet) were just a few of the guests who attended the celebration for the 2014 Tony Awards¬ģ Creative Arts Nominees earlier this week at The Skylark (200 West 39th Street) in New York. The Tony Awards, hosted by Hugh Jackman, will be broadcast in a live, three-hour ceremony from Radio City Music Hall, on the CBS television network on Sunday, June 8, 2014. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the special night, and below you can check out interviews with all of the guests!

VIDEO: Cast of GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Celebrates 10 Tony Noms with Pharrell's 'Happy'
by Caryn Robbins - May 5, 2014

Check out the show's cast and crew celebrating the good news with their take on Pharrell Williams' hit single 'Happy!'

STAGE TUBE: Promo - 35MM: A MUSICAL EXHIBITION Set for Release on Ghostlight Records, 8/14
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2012

The debut album from composer Ryan Scott Oliver, 35MM: A Musical Exhibition (Original Cast Recording), will be released digitally on Tuesday, August 14th by Ghostlight Records. The album will be available in stores on Tuesday, September 11th. (Pre-orders for the recording are now being taken at http://sh-k-boom.com/35mm.shtml.) An album release concert is being planned for mid-September, about which additional details will be announced shortly. In the meantime, check out a video promo, featuring songs from the album and footage from the live production, below!


John Johnson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Johnson been in?
John Johnson has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has John Johnson been in?
John Johnson has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was John Johnson's first West End show?
John Johnson's first West End show was Blitz! which opened in 1962

What awards has John Johnson been nominated for?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Bright Star , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Skylight , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for This is Our Youth , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Raisin in the Sun and Best Play (Tony Awards) for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike .

What awards has John Johnson won?
Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Skylight, Best Musical (Tony Awards) for A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Raisin in the Sunand Best Play (Tony Awards) for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.