Christine Toy Johnson

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BEHIND THE SCENES

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Host of TALKBACK & CONVERSATIONS FROM AWAY

Christine Toy Johnson is an award-winning writer, actor, director, and advocate for inclusion based in New York City. Her written works for the theatre have been produced and/or developed by the Roundabout, Village Theatre, Barrow Group, Prospect Theatre, Weston Playhouse, the O’Neill, Women’s Theatre Festival, CAP 21, Ars Nova, Greater Boston Stage Company, Abingdon Theatre Company, Towne Street Theatre and more and are included in the Library of Congress’s Asian Pacific American Performing Arts Collection (Playwrights Division). She is the co-director (with Bruce Johnson) and Executive Producer of the multiple award-winning documentary feature “Transcending: The Wat Misaka Story”, an alum of the BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop, and was a 2016 fellow of The Writers Lab (supported by Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and Oprah Winfrey). Christine serves as Treasurer of the Dramatists Guild, chair of the Guild’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee, and host of their podcast “The Dramatists Guild Presents Talkback” on the Broadway Podcast Network. As an actor, she has appeared extensively on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in regional theatres across the country and over 100 television and film appearances including recurring guest star roles on Marvel’s “Iron Fist”, “Bull”, “The Americans”, “You”, and “Law and Order: SVU” and currently plays “Diane and others” in the North American tour of COME FROM AWAY. Co-founding member of AAPAC (Asian American Performers Action Coalition), founder of the Asian American Musical Theatre Writers Project.  Rosetta LeNoire, JACL, Asian American Arts Alliance, Obie awards for advocacy in diversity and inclusion. For details, please visit www.christinetoyjohnson.com . Twitter/Insta: @CToyJ

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