voiced by: James J. Johnson
James J. Johnson was last onstage as “Wynton” in 1st Stage’s co-production of The Royale (with Olney Theatre). Other regional theatre credits include: Les Deux Noirs: Notes on Notes of a Native Son (Mosaic Theatre Company); Ruined (Arena Stage); Hero’s Welcome (1st Stage); Stick Fly (UVA Department of Theatre); Our Suburb (Theater J); The Member of the Wedding (Ford’s Theatre); The Unmentionables (Woolly Mammoth Theatre); Kingdom, Wedding Dance, Buffalo Hair (African Continuum Theatre Co.); Twelfth Night, Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare Project of Frederick); Stonewall Country, Macbeth (Theatre at Lime Kiln); Anna Lucasta (Rep Stage); Jungle Book (Adventure Theatre MTC); Zomo the Rabbit, P. Nokio, Lyle the Crocodile (Imagination Stage); Homer P. Figg (Kennedy Center). FILM: Too Saved, Nocturnal Agony and The Henchman’s War. EDUCATION: BFA, Virginia Commonwealth University. James is also a founding member of Galvanize, a support network for DMV theatre artists of color.