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PHIL JOHNSON played in Les Miserables on Broadway & on tour; the Canadian production of Sunset Boulevard; & the first national company of Miss Saigon. Last year, his solo show ‘A Jewish Joke’ received ‘Best Drama’ at the United Solo Fest NYC. Directed by David Ellenstein and co-written ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
PHIL JOHNSON played in Les Miserables on Broadway & on tour; the Canadian production of Sunset Boulevard; & the first national company of Miss Saigon. Last year, his solo show ‘A Jewish Joke’ received ‘Best Drama’ at the United Solo Fest NYC. Directed by David Ellenstein and co-written ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
Seasonal Return Engagement, 2003
Ensemble

 

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Performances
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
Seasonal Return Engagement, 2003
Ensemble

Phil Johnson Biography


PHIL JOHNSON played in Les Miserables on Broadway & on tour; the Canadian production of Sunset Boulevard; & the first national company of Miss Saigon.

Last year, his solo show ‘A Jewish Joke’ received ‘Best Drama’ at the United Solo Fest NYC. Directed by David Ellenstein and co-written by Marni Freedman, it is currently touring around the country. He recently cofounded his own company in San Diego, The Roustabouts Theatre Company, debuting his new play with Omri Schein, ‘Withering Heights’. In 2015 he performed his original comedy She-Rantulas from Outer Space in 3D! at the NY Fringe Festival, since published by StageRightsLA, and co-written with Ruff Yeager, for Diversionary Theatre.

He is a two-time winner of the San Diego Critics Circle Craig Noel Award for acting, for Midsummer Night’s Dream at Intrepid Shakespeare Company, and The Man Who Came to Dinner in Coronado. So. California theatres include: North Coast Rep (Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Spelling Bee, Don’t Dress for Dinner), Old Globe (How the Grinch…), Cygnet (Mistakes Were Made, Little Shop of Horrors, Pageant), South Coast Rep, and San Diego Rep. Other original works include: Mistletoe, Music & Mayhem and Say Cheese (L.A. Dramalogue award, co-writer).
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Phil Johnson News

Scripps Ranch Theatre Stages I HATE HAMLET Photo Scripps Ranch Theatre Stages I HATE HAMLET
by Marissa Tomeo - May 7, 2022

Scripps Ranch Theatre continues Season 42 with the comedy I HATE HAMLET by Paul Rudnick, directed by Phil Johnson. The production runs May 27 - June 12 on the campus of Alliant International University. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. There will be a preview performance on May 27th. Patrons can purchase Tickets online at https://scrippsranchtheatre.org/tickets/ or contact SRT Patron Services Manager, Dani DeCarlo, at 858-395-0573.

RENT Runs May 21-July 10 At Portland Center Stage Photo RENT Runs May 21-July 10 At Portland Center Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 21, 2022

Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock musical Rent takes over Portland Center Stage hot off its 25th anniversary. Rent will be directed by PCS's Associate Artistic Director Chip Miller. It begins previews on May 21, opens on May 27, and runs through July 10 on the U.S. Bank Main Stage. The production, originally slated to run through June 26, has already been extended due to strong ticket sales.

BWW Review: GEM OF THE OCEAN at Portland Center Stage Photo BWW Review: GEM OF THE OCEAN at Portland Center Stage
by Krista Garver - Mar 23, 2022

GEM OF THE OCEAN is one of the last plays August Wilson wrote, but it’s the first chronologically in his Century Cycle. Set in the 1900s, GEM OF THE OCEAN deals with questions of freedom and the balance between morality and law.

The Roustabouts Theatre Co. Presents THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE Photo The Roustabouts Theatre Co. Presents THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2022

Second Stage Reading Series presents The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, written by Charles Busch, produced by Phil Johnson, directed by Kim Strassburger.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards; The Old Globe's HAIR Lead Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards; The Old Globe's HAIR Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards; The Old Globe's HAIR Lead Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards; The Old Globe's HAIR Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

BWW Review:  The Roustabouts Theatre Co brings zany laughter with FOR WHOM THE SOUTHE Photo BWW Review: The Roustabouts Theatre Co brings zany laughter with FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS
by E.H. Reiter - Nov 20, 2021

If you’re looking for some comedy to cut through the holiday sweetness that takes over this season, then FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS with its talented cast presenting short comedic playlets are sure to entertain.  FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS by The Roustabouts Theatre Cois running through December 4th.

Scripps Ranch Theatre Announces Season 2022 And Reopening Celebration Photo Scripps Ranch Theatre Announces Season 2022 And Reopening Celebration
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2021

​​​​​​​Scripps Ranch Theatre, located on the campus of Alliant Int'l University in Scripps Ranch announced the reopening of their theatre. They will kick off with a Welcome Back Celebration! on December 4th at 7:30pm featuring musical and theatrical performances by some of their community's favorite performers - and have announced their 2022 Season which will start in January, 2022. 

The Tank Announces Programming for Eco-Forward Festivals TRASHFEST & DARKFEST Photo The Tank Announces Programming for Eco-Forward Festivals TRASHFEST & DARKFEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2021

The Tank announced today the return of their eco-forward festivals, TrashFest and DarkFest, from Friday July 30 – Monday August 9, 2021. For years, The Tank has hosted DarkFest - a week of shows that does not use conventional theatrical lighting in an effort to reexamine how we can make theater more sustainable.

The Afro-Futurist, Sci-Fi Audio Thriller PROTOCOL: Episode 1 Debuts March 9 Photo The Afro-Futurist, Sci-Fi Audio Thriller PROTOCOL: Episode 1 Debuts March 9
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 17, 2021

The latest release from the PCS Remix: Original Works series is a venture into the world of audio, with the Afro-futurist, sci-fi thriller PROTOCOL: Episode 1. Conceived and created by Portland-based, multi-disciplinary artist Phil Johnson, the project is a pilot episode for a podcast series Johnson plans to release at a later date. 

Phil Johnson Videos

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of AN OCTOROON at Artists Rep VideoVIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of AN OCTOROON at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre launches its 2017/18 season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' provocative An Octoroon. An incendiary satire, this bold start to their 35th theatre season is co-directed by Lava Alapai and Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. An Octoroon is currently in previews for an opening tomorrow, September 9, and the play runs through October 1 on the Alder Stage. BroadwayWorld has a look behind the scenes in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: The United Solo Festival Presents A JEWISH JOKE
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2016

United Solo Festival will present writer/performerPhil Johnson in his latest solo work, A Jewish Joke - a drama about comedy as relevant today is it was during the McCarthy era - in a single performance on Saturday, September 17th at 4pm at The Studio Theatre @ Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street - just east of Broadway.)

STAGE TUBE: Children with Autism Attend THE GRINCH at The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2012

Families of children with autism had the chance to attend a performance at the Old Globe Theater of the Grinch. Click below to watch interviews with some of the audience members and the creative team, plus see highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of Old Globe's HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2012

The Old Globe presents Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, running on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, Nov. 17 - Dec. 29. Opening night is Nov. 23 at 7:00 p.m. Meet the cast in the video below!


Phil Johnson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Phil Johnson been in?
Phil Johnson has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Phil Johnson been in?
Phil Johnson has not appeared in the West End