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Lisa Helmi Johanson

 
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LISA HELMI JOHANSON TOUR: Little Red/Rapunzel in Into the Woods (upcoming), Christmas Eve in Avenue Q NEW YORK: Avenue Q, Women Beware Women (Red Bull Theater), Three Sisters (Classical Theatre of Harlem), Rue in Rescue Rue (Signature Theater); Workshops: August Rush (Dir. John Doyle), Bruce Lee ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
LISA HELMI JOHANSON TOUR: Little Red/Rapunzel in Into the Woods (upcoming), Christmas Eve in Avenue Q NEW YORK: Avenue Q, Women Beware Women (Red Bull Theater), Three Sisters (Classical Theatre of Harlem), Rue in Rescue Rue (Signature Theater); Workshops: August Rush (Dir. John Doyle), Bruce Lee ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Chris, Dusty, Stephanie (Standby)
  [Off-Broadway]
Prospect Theater Company Off-Broadway Premiere, 2019
Cast
  [US Tour]
Fiasco Theater National Tour, 2016
Little Red Riding-Hood
Rapunzel
  [Regional (US)]
5th Avenue Theatre Production, 2015
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Transfer, 2009
Ensemble [Replacement]
Mrs. T (Understudy) [Replacement]
Bear (Understudy) [Replacement]
Kate Monster (Understudy) [Replacement]
Lucy the Slut (Understudy) [Replacement]
Christmas Eve (Understudy) [Replacement]

Lisa Helmi Johanson Biography

LISA HELMI JOHANSON

TOUR: Little Red/Rapunzel in Into the Woods (upcoming), Christmas Eve in Avenue Q NEW YORK: Avenue Q, Women Beware Women (Red Bull Theater), Three Sisters (Classical Theatre of Harlem), Rue in Rescue Rue (Signature Theater); Workshops: August Rush (Dir. John Doyle), Bruce Lee (Broadway Asia). Select Regional: Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Gateway Playhouse & Ogunquit Playhouse), Waterfall (Pasadena Playhouse & 5th Avenue Theatre), 4,000 Miles (St. Louis Repertory, Broadwayworld nomination), Taming of the Shrew (Virginia Stage Company), ...Spelling Bee (MGR Playhouse). Heartfelt thanks to Harden Curtis, family, friends, and J. Micah 6:8. www.LisaHelmiJohanson.com @lisahelmi





Lisa Helmi Johanson News

Northlight Theatre Announces Casts for 2022-2023 Season Shows; THE GARBOLOGISTS, ANDY Photo Northlight Theatre Announces Casts for 2022-2023 Season Shows; THE GARBOLOGISTS, ANDY WARHOL IN IRAN & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022

Northlight Theatre has announced its 2022-2023 season, opening with the buddy comedy The Garbologists by Lindsay Joelle, directed by Cody Estle.

Two Broadway Shows Take Final Bows Today Photo Two Broadway Shows Take Final Bows Today
by Team BWW - Aug 14, 2022

On August 14, 2022, Broadway says goodbye to two Tony-nominated productions. Tina- The Tina Turner Musical will conclude its run at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre following 27 preview performances and 482 regular performances, and POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive wraps up at the Shubert Theatre following 18 previews and 126 regular performances.

POTUS to be Filmed for New York Public Library For The Performing Arts Photo POTUS to be Filmed for New York Public Library For The Performing Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022

The world premiere of Selina Fillinger’s modern farce POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, will be filmed for the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. 

Photos: Hillary Clinton, Maya Rudolph and More Visit POTUS on Broadway Photo Photos: Hillary Clinton, Maya Rudolph and More Visit POTUS on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Jul 8, 2022

Hillary Clinton, Maya Rudolph, and more special guests visited POTUS on Broadway last night, July 7. BroadwayWorld was there to capture photos of the guests with the POTUS cast. Check out the photos here!

Photos: Julie White Receives Her Portrait at Sardi's Photo Photos: Julie White Receives Her Portrait at Sardi's
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 24, 2022

Julie White recently received a coveted portrait at Sardi's. During the unveiling, she was surrounded by her friends, including her castmates from POTUS.

VIDEO: Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, & Julianne Hough Talk POTUS on THE VIEW Photo VIDEO: Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, & Julianne Hough Talk POTUS on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - May 26, 2022

Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, and Julianne Hough sat down with the women of The View to discuss POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. The stars discussed the inspiration behind the play, the timeless issues explored in the show, and more.

VIDEO: Lea DeLaria Discusses Celebrating Her Birthday With Her POTUS Co-Stars on WEND Photo VIDEO: Lea DeLaria Discusses Celebrating Her Birthday With Her POTUS Co-Stars on WENDY
by Michael Major - May 25, 2022

Lea DeLaria sat down on the Wendy Show with guest host Sherri Shepherd to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. DeLaria spoke on her character in the show and celebrating her 64th birthday with Vanessa Williams and Rachel Dratch.

VIDEO: Rachel Dratch Reveals How SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Prepared Her For Broadway on FAL Photo VIDEO: Rachel Dratch Reveals How SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Prepared Her For Broadway on FALLON
by Michael Major - May 24, 2022

Rachel Dratch sat down with Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show last night to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS. During the interview, Dratch discussed her recent Tony nomination for the play, taking her son to her show, and how SNL prepared her for her Broadway debut.

VIDEO: Julianne Hough Performs Some of Her POTUS Rap on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan Photo VIDEO: Julianne Hough Performs Some of Her POTUS Rap on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022

Julianne Hough appeared on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan this morning to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. During the interview, Hough discussed the rap that she performs in the play, giving a sneak peek at what audiences can expect.

POTUS Unveils Exclusive T-Shirt With All Proceeds Going to Women-Led Advocacy Organiz Photo POTUS Unveils Exclusive T-Shirt With All Proceeds Going to Women-Led Advocacy Organizations
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022

POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, Selina Fillinger’s modern farce directed by 5-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman now playing The Shubert Theatre, has unveiled an exclusive T-shirt, where all proceeds go to women-led advocacy organizations. 

Lisa Helmi Johanson Videos

VIDEO: Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, & Julianne Hough Talk POTUS on THE VIEW Videoplay
VIDEO: Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, & Julianne Hough Talk POTUS on THE VIEW

by Michael Major - May 26, 2022

Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, and Julianne Hough sat down with the women of The View to discuss POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. The stars discussed the inspiration behind the play, the timeless issues explored in the show, and more.

VIDEO: Lea DeLaria Discusses Celebrating Her Birthday With Her POTUS Co-Stars on WEND Videoplay
VIDEO: Lea DeLaria Discusses Celebrating Her Birthday With Her POTUS Co-Stars on WENDY

by Michael Major - May 25, 2022

Lea DeLaria sat down on the Wendy Show with guest host Sherri Shepherd to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. DeLaria spoke on her character in the show and celebrating her 64th birthday with Vanessa Williams and Rachel Dratch.

VIDEO: Rachel Dratch Reveals How SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Prepared Her For Broadway on FAL Videoplay
VIDEO: Rachel Dratch Reveals How SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Prepared Her For Broadway on FALLON

by Michael Major - May 24, 2022

Rachel Dratch sat down with Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show last night to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS. During the interview, Dratch discussed her recent Tony nomination for the play, taking her son to her show, and how SNL prepared her for her Broadway debut.

VIDEO: Julianne Hough Performs Some of Her POTUS Rap on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan Videoplay
VIDEO: Julianne Hough Performs Some of Her POTUS Rap on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan

by Michael Major - May 13, 2022

Julianne Hough appeared on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan this morning to discuss her current Broadway run in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. During the interview, Hough discussed the rap that she performs in the play, giving a sneak peek at what audiences can expect.

VIDEO: Go Inside POTUS With CBS SUNDAY MORNING Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside POTUS With CBS SUNDAY MORNING

by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

The cast and creative team of Broadway's POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM ALIVE stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to talk with correspondent Rita Braver.

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of POTUS on Broadway! Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of POTUS on Broadway!

by Opening Night - May 7, 2022

Earlier this week, Selina Fillinger's new Broadway comedy POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, celebrated its opening gala at the Shubert Theatre and BroadwayWorld was there for the special day and we're taking you inside the festivities!

VIDEO: Go Inside the First Performance of POTUS on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside the First Performance of POTUS on Broadway

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2022

The world premiere of Selina Fillinger’s modern farce POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive celebrated its inaugural Broadway performance last night in presidential fashion, as the cast exited the Shubert Theatre stage door to roaring fans and a patriotic motorcade.

VIDEO: Rachel Dratch Talks Broadway Debut in POTUS on LATE NIGHT Videoplay
VIDEO: Rachel Dratch Talks Broadway Debut in POTUS on LATE NIGHT

by Michael Major - Mar 29, 2022

Rachel Dratch sat down on Late Night with Seth Meyers to discuss making her Broadway debut in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. Dratch also discussed starring in her high school production of Music Man, bringing her son to Fiddler on the Roof, and more. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At ONCE at Cape Playhouse Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At ONCE at Cape Playhouse

by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Cape Playhouse at the Cape Cod Center for the Arts production of the Oscar, Grammy, Tony, and Olivier award winning musical Once.

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Says Goodbye to AVENUE Q Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Says Goodbye to AVENUE Q

by Ben Cameron - Jun 18, 2019

Broadway Sessions bid farewell to Avenue Q recently. Current cast members as well as Q alumni joined together to celebrate the Tony winning musicals 16 year run in NYC. And yes, there was plenty of puppet action! Enjoy these highlights featuring Rick Lyon, Jennifer Barnhart, Ben Durocher, Lisa Helmi Johanson, Maggie Lakis, Erin Quill, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Sharon Wheatley, Joshua Holden, Imari Hardon, Jed Resnick as well as our Rising Star Cassandra Giovinne.


Lisa Helmi Johanson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lisa Helmi Johanson been in?
Lisa Helmi Johanson has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Lisa Helmi Johanson been in?
Lisa Helmi Johanson has not appeared in the West End


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