(Bio as of August 2016)
Ben Johnson is a Jeff Award-nominated music director based in Chicago. Most recently, he conducted five seasons as the music supervisor at Drury Lane Theatre. Music direction credits include Peter and the Starcatcher, Camelot and Next To Normal (Drury Lane Theatre); Forever Plaid (Marriot Theatre, Royal George Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theater and Theatre at the Center); She Loves Me (Writers Theatre) and Disney’s Aladdin and The Comedy of Errors (Chicago Shakespeare Theater). He has also served as the vocal coach for the national tour of The Lion King.