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Bio:
CHRISTINE TOY JOHNSON is an award-winning playwright, actor, and filmmaker. As a performer, she has appeared extensively on Broadway, off-Broadway, in regional theatres across the country, in film, television, and concerts worldwide for over 25 years. Highlights include the New York revivals of THE ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
CHRISTINE TOY JOHNSON is an award-winning playwright, actor, and filmmaker. As a performer, she has appeared extensively on Broadway, off-Broadway, in regional theatres across the country, in film, television, and concerts worldwide for over 25 years. Highlights include the New York revivals of THE ... (read complete bio)
COME FROM AWAY Creative Team, Producers, and International Cast to Reunite For 'One N Photo COME FROM AWAY Creative Team, Producers, and International Cast to Reunite For 'One Night Only'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020

On Saturday 19th December at 7:30pm (GMT) SimG Productions and Musical Theatre Radio's fourth 'One Night Only' Reunion event will reunite the writers and creatives from the International hit musical 'Come From Away', alongside actors who have appeared in productions across the globe.   

New Musical HALF THE SKY To Be Produced As Musical Radio Play In 5th Avenue 20/21 Dig Photo New Musical HALF THE SKY To Be Produced As Musical Radio Play In 5th Avenue 20/21 Digital Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2020

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced that Half the Sky, a new contemporary American musical with music by Tidtaya Sinutoke and book and lyrics by Isabella Dawis, will be the first of three Musical Radio Plays produced in its 2020/21 digital season.

VIDEO: Watch George Bernard Shaw's MAN & SUPERMAN on Stars in the House Photo VIDEO: Watch George Bernard Shaw's MAN & SUPERMAN on Stars in the House
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Plays In The House: MAN & SUPERMAN: By George Bernard Shaw.  Directed and adapted by David Staller with Gingold Theatrical Group.  Starring Santino Fontana, Nikki M. James, Lauren Molina, Vishaal Reddy, Robert Cuccioli, Christine Toy Johnson, Rob McClure, John-Andrew Morrison, Lenny Wolpe and Claybourne Elder. 

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, November 16- with Lillias White, Alice Ripley, and Mor Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, November 16- with Lillias White, Alice Ripley, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020

Today (November 16) in live streaming: Lillias White sings with Seth Rudetsky, Alice Ripley in concert, and so much more!

New York Theatre Barn Presents a First Look at New Musicals From Kellen Blair, Joe Ki Photo New York Theatre Barn Presents a First Look at New Musicals From Kellen Blair, Joe Kinosian and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of the 30th installment of its virtual New Works Series on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals It Came From Outer Space and Broken Ground.

Lauren Molina Joins Robert Cuccioli, Claybourne Elder, Santino Fontana & More for MAN Photo Lauren Molina Joins Robert Cuccioli, Claybourne Elder, Santino Fontana & More for MAN & SUPERMAN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020

Monday November 16th (at 8pm) will offer a performance of Shaw's rarely performed Man & Superman, adapted and directed by David Staller, featuring Robert Cuccioli, Claybourne Elder, Santino Fontana, Nikki M. James, Christine Toy Johnson, Rob McClure, Lauren Molina, and more. Ms. Molina replaces the previously announced Margaret Odette.

Abingdon Theatre Company Announces EMPRESS MEI LI LOTUS BLOSSOM as Winner of Virtual  Photo Abingdon Theatre Company Announces EMPRESS MEI LI LOTUS BLOSSOM as Winner of Virtual Fall Festival of Short Plays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020

Abingdon Theatre Company has announced the winner of its inaugural Virtual Fall Festival of Short Plays, part of the company's recommitment of creating opportunities for all voices to be heard.

STARS IN THE HOUSE Will Present MAN & SUPERMAN
 With Santino Fontana, Nikki M. Jame Photo STARS IN THE HOUSE Will Present MAN & SUPERMAN
 With Santino Fontana, Nikki M. James, Rob McClure, and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020

Stars in the House has announced the next play in its series, Plays in the House. Plays in the House airs special performances of live readings of classic, award-winning plays, until Broadway reopens. These performances are all FREE and will remain online for four days after the initial live broadcast.

Ali Ewoldt, Shereen Pimentel and More Set for New York Theatre Barn's November Virtua Photo Ali Ewoldt, Shereen Pimentel and More Set for New York Theatre Barn's November Virtual Programming
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will continue to host weekly free live streams of its New Works Series each Wednesday evening at 7PM ET. Available on New York Theatre Barn's YouTube channel and Broadway on Demand, the live 45-minute series includes excerpts from two new musicals and a conversation with the writers and creative team.

GBSC Commissions the Next Installment of Christine Toy Johnson's EMPRESS MEI LI LOTUS Photo GBSC Commissions the Next Installment of Christine Toy Johnson's EMPRESS MEI LI LOTUS BLOSSOM 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020

Greater Boston Stage Company presents the World Premieres of Empress Mei Li Lotus Blossom Part 2: Battle of the Mei Lis and Empress Mei Li Lotus Blossom Part 3: I Love You, Happy New Year.  

Dramatists Guild of America Announces Season 2 of TALKBACK Podcast Featuring Christin Photo Dramatists Guild of America Announces Season 2 of TALKBACK Podcast Featuring Christine Toy Johnson, Georgia Stitt & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020

The Dramatists Guild of America is presenting the 2nd season of their podcast, Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK, now available on all your favorite podcast platforms. Season 2 explores the idea of access. In the 1st episode, TALKBACK host Christine Toy Johnson is joined by Georgia Stitt & Lloyd Suh to discuss the theatre industry’s “pipeline”.  

Abingdon Theatre Company Announces Finalists for VIRTUAL FALL FESTIVAL OF SHORT PLAYS Photo Abingdon Theatre Company Announces Finalists for VIRTUAL FALL FESTIVAL OF SHORT PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020

In this time of change, Abingdon Theatre Company is recommitting to creating opportunities for all voices to be heard. With this in mind, they have announced the finalists of the Virtual Fall Festival of Short Plays! The 2-week festival begins on Monday, October 19th (through October 30) and will shed light on stories by people of color.

Telly Leung and More Join Broadway For Biden's Next Town Hall Photo Telly Leung and More Join Broadway For Biden's Next Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020

Broadway for Biden's fourth Town Hall event, produced by the Broadway Podcast Network, will stream online this Saturday, October 10 at 2:00pm EST.

MY BROADWAY MEMORY Partners With Broadway for Biden, New Episode to Feature Jose Llan Photo MY BROADWAY MEMORY Partners With Broadway for Biden, New Episode to Feature Jose Llana and Christine Toy Johnson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2020

My Broadway Memory, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, has announced a month-long partnership with Broadway for Biden. The live streamed episodes will be available every Thursday at 7pm EST exclusively from the Broadway Podcast Network.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, September 30- with John Lloyd Young, THE BOYS IN TH Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, September 30- with John Lloyd Young, THE BOYS IN THE BAND, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

Today (September 30) in live streaming: the premiere of The Boys in the Band, John Lloyd Young visits Backstage Live, and so much more!

National Touring Company Of CATS Reunites For 'With Love, Now And Forever: CATS4COVID Photo National Touring Company Of CATS Reunites For 'With Love, Now And Forever: CATS4COVIDRELIEF'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020

Nearly 35 years after their first performance, the touring cast of CATS (National 3) has reunited for a very special virtual theatrical event, WITH LOVE, NOW AND FOREVER! CATS4COVIDRELIEF, a fundraiser for the Broadway Cares Covid-19 Emergency Assistance Fund, which supports The Actors Fund.

 Photo Broadway Catch Up: September 24 - Lauren Patten, Neil Patrick Harris, Betty Buckley, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including Lauren Patten, Neil Patrick Harris, Betty Buckley, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 9/24: WEST SIDE STORY Film Delay to 2021, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/24: WEST SIDE STORY Film Delay to 2021, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2020

Today's top stories: Steven Spielberg's West Side Story film is delayed until next year, The Met cancels its 2020-21 season, Betty Buckley releases a music video, and more!

VIDEO: Carolee Carmello, Jose Llana, Telly Leung & More Show Support for Biden/Harris Photo VIDEO: Carolee Carmello, Jose Llana, Telly Leung & More Show Support for Biden/Harris in 'The Soul of The Nation' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020

Prominent members of the Broadway Community joined together to sing their support for the Biden/Harris Presidential ticket in 'Soul of the Nation', lyrics (sung) by Christine Toy Johnson and (spoken) Notorious Pink, music by Kim D. Sherman and Scott Killian.

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Cast Unites for New BLM Discussion Series- Conversations From A Photo VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Cast Unites for New BLM Discussion Series- Conversations From Away
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020

Performances of Come From Away might be paused, but the cast is still uniting to confront the issues of today. The North American touring company of  COME FROM AWAY has launched Conversations From Away a new Black Lives Matter video series focused on keeping the conversation going.

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