About Christine Toy Johnson

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Christine Toy Johnson - is an award-winning writer, actor, director, and advocate for inclusion.


As an actor, Christine has appeared on Broadway (The Music Man, Grease!, Chu Chem), Off-Broadway (Merrily We Roll Along, Pacific Overtures, Crane Story, Falsettoland, Balancing Act, Philip Goes Forth, NYSF), in regional theaters across the country (including the Guthrie, Williamstown and the Huntington) and nearly 100 television and film appearances (including recurring guest star roles on Marvel’s “Iron Fist,” “The Americans,” “You,” “Law and Order: SVU”) and more. She is on “extended intermission” from the North American tour of Come From Away. Her written works have been produced and/or developed by the Roundabout, Village Theatre, Barrow Group, Prospect Theatre, Weston Playhouse, O’Neill, Women’s Theatre Festival, CAP 21 and more and are included in the Library of Congress’s Asian Pacific American Performing Arts Collection (Playwrights Division). She serves on the Council of the Dramatists Guild and is host of the Guild’s podcast “Talkback” on Broadway Podcast Network. Rosetta LeNoire, JACL, Asian American Arts Alliance, Obie awards for advocacy in diversity and inclusion.


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