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Christine Toy

Johnson

 

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Sister/Mister
First Name
Christine Toy
Last name
Johnson
 

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Biography
CHRISTINE TOY JOHNSON is an award-winning writer, actor, director and advocate for inclusion. Her plays and musicals have been developed at such places as the O'Neill Theater Center, Roundabout Theatre Company, Crossroads Theatre, The Barrow Group, CAP21, The Weston Playhouse, Village Theatre, Prospect Theater, and Leviathan Lab. A collection of her written work is included in the Library of Congress Asian Pacific American Performing Arts Collection. Plays and musicals include THE SECRET WISDOM OF TREES, TILL SOON, ANNE (book & lyrics with composer Bobby Cronin), BARCELONA (book & lyrics with composer/lyricist Jason Ma), GUILTY UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT, DIARY OF A DOMESTIC GODDESS (with Kevin Duda), TRUTH AGAINST THE WORLD: THE LIFE AND LOVES OF FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, THE NEW DEAL, PAPER SON, INTERNAL BLEEDING, ADVENTURES OF A FAUX DESIGNER HANDBAG, MY BOYFRIEND IS AN ALIEN (AND I’M OKAY WITH THAT) (with Bobby Cronin), ANTONI & AN WEI (with Jason Ma), RIDING OUT THE STORM (with Michael Mott), and the screenplays LOOK UP (winner, 2016 Meryl Streep/IRIS Writing Lab Fellowship) and NO WAVE WITHOUT WIND (with Charles Randolph-Wright). Christine is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and the Certificate of Screenwriting Program at NYU. She was honored with the Rosetta LeNoire Award for “outstanding artistic contributions to the universality of the human spirit in American theatre” from Actors’ Equity Association, in 2013 and is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild Council and host of the Guild's podcast "TALKBACK" on the Broadway Podcast Network. For more information, please visit www.christinetoyjohnson.com.
Representative Play Titles
TILL SOON, ANNE, BARCELONA, THE SECRET WISDOM OF TREES, GUILTY UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT, DIARY OF A DOMESTIC GODDESS, TRUTH AGAINST THE WORLD:THE LIFE AND LOVES OF FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
 

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