Christopher Johnson


Christopher’s play 'The Young Tycoons' recently sold out two seasons at the Darlinghurst Theatre. His previous plays at the Darlinghurst include 'Backpacker!' (short-listed for the 2004 Phillip Parsons Young Playwright of the Year Award); 'Barnesy, The Harbour and You' (2003, return season in 2004) and 'The Dog Logs' (2001, return season in 2002), which went on to multiple productions around the country and ultimately an Australian tour. Christopher came second on Project Greenlight Australia 2006. His screenplay 'The Guests' was shortlisted for the 2006 inaugural TropFest Feature Program. He was assistant director to Gale Edwards on 'The White Devil' (STC), to Richard Wherrett on 'Cabaret' (Gordon/Frost) and has directed 'Romeo and Juliet', 'Macbeth', 'Othello', 'The Conduct of Life' and 'American Buffalo' among others. He graduated from the NIDA Directing Course in 1997.

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