Artist Bio

Britta Johnson

(Bio as of March 2022)

Britta Johnson (Book, Music & Lyricsis a writer, composer and lyricist based in Toronto, Canada. She made her American debut when Life After opened at the Old Globe in San Diego in 2019 following an extended, multiple Dora award-winning run with the Musical Stage Company and Canadian Stage in Toronto. Her other writing credits include, with her sister Anika Johnson, Dr. Silver: A Celebration of Life (Outside the March/MSC, Dora nomination); Brantwood (Theatre Sheridan, Dora Award); Jacob Two-Two (YTP, Dora nomination) and Trap Door (Theatre Sheridan). With Sara Farb, her writing credits include Kelly v. Kelly (MSC/Canadian Stage; winner of the Playwright’s Guild of Canada Best New Musical Award) and Reframed (MSC/Art Gallery of Ontario, Dora nomination). With Katherine Cullen, her writing credits include Stupidhead! (Dora nomination). She was the librettist for choreographer Robert Binet’s adaptation of The Kreutzer Sonata with Ballet Moscow and was the inaugural Crescendo Artist with Toronto’s Musical Stage Company, which included a commitment to produce three of her shows in three years.