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Actor, Singer Extraordinaire  

 
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November 2008

November 1, 2008.
Pages From The Great American Song Book!

Kellie Johnson, a radiant and talented must see musical comedian will be starring in: Pages From The Great American Song Book!; a musical review featuring the great compositions of Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Cole Porter and featuring some of America's finest music from the Twentieth Century! Accompanied by pianist John Bowen and directed and staged by Carlos Gorbea, Broadway and Off-Bway, Producer/Director/Choreographer this Gala Musical Benefit is presented to celebrate the St. Charles Borromeo Parish's 160th Anniversary! The Academic Theatre, St. Francis College!


May 2008

May 31, 2008.
Our Thanks To You!
Gala Brunch Celebrating Blood and Apheresis Platelet Donors New York Methodist Hospital

New York Methodist

Kellie Johnson will co-host the Gala Brunch held at New York Methodist Hospital celebrating the many, many, many thanks to all of the people who have donated their whole blood or donated their platelets and plasma for blood transfusions to keep other patients alive and saving the lives of many. Kellie will perform some of her favorite hospital humor and sing accepella a heartfelt rendition of You'll Never Know from Funny Girl. Every year Kellie donates her time to New York Methodist Hospital and the Blood Donor Program to perform at this special Gala Brunch for the many, many donors who donate their blood, platelets, plasma and love. New York Methodist Hospital 506 Sixth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 

May 2008

May 5, 2008.
Staged Reading/Musical Director
The Really Big Pirate Show
The Really BIG Pirate Show! is the story of Samuel, an orphan who dreams of adventure and seizes the day by signing on to a ship as a cabin boy, and only later realizes that he has joined a band of pirates. Even worse, he discovers that he has been cursed with a magical Heart of Gold, buried deep in his chest, and it just happens to be the legendary treasure that everyone is looking for! It's THE show for anyone who has ever dreamed of being a Pirate! The 411 Space, Times Square Arts Center, 7PM!


August 2007

August 2007
Mass Appeal by Bill C. Davis
All Seasons Theatre Company

Mass Appeal

Not only the composer for the new musical, The Really BIG Pirate Show! Kellie has been summoned to compose the main theme for the upcoming play, Mass Appeal for All Seasons Theatre Company at the Hackensack Cultural Arts Center, NJ!

July 2007

July 2007
ALL SEASONS THEATRE COMPANY’S P.I.E. (Projects In Education) HOLIDAY STORY SERIES Recording!All Seasons Theatre Projects in Education

Kellie will be featured on the P.I.E. Holiday Story Series for ALL SEASONS THEATRE COMPANY! The P.I.E. Holiday Story Series brings the spirit of the holidays to life with a selection of stories and carols that honor many different seasonal holidays – Christmas, Kwanzaa, Navidad and Hanukkah. Stories include, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Old Mr. Scrooge, A Kwanzaa Story, The Armadillo’s Feliz Navidad, Hanukkah Candles and The Christmas Tree. Holiday songs like The Twelve Days of Christmas, God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman and Deck the Halls are woven throughout the story set.



May 2007

May 9th, 2007
Irving Berlin Extravaganza
University Club, NYC
Inside Broadway

Kellie Johnson has been invited by the producers of Inside Broadway, Mr. Michael Presser and Mr. Nick Sala to sing for the Inside Broadway Production Company’s upcoming Irving Berlin Extravaganza for the University Club in New York City! She will be singing music featured by Mr. Irving Berlin on May 9th, 2007 at the most prestigious club in New York City, the University Club. "What a wonderful treat! I had the pleasure of entertaining them last year and I look forward to another great production!"



August 2006

August 25 - 27, 2006
Divas Do The 60's!
Diva's Do the 60's
Sharon, CT

Guest Artist Kellie Johnson rocks the audience with her wild impersonation of Tina Turner singing ‘Proud Mary’ and her torched up version of ‘It Must Be Him’ for the mega fundraising event for TriArts at The Sharon Playhouse in Diva’s Do The 60’s!

Sponsored by: Comcast


Tuesday, August 8, 2006, 8:00 PMKellie Johnson: One Night Only!
Kellie Johnson One Night Only!
June 17th,  2006.
Sharon, CT


Fresh from her triumphant and heartfelt performance as Annie Oakley in last season's Annie Get Your Gun, the indomitable Kellie Johnson returns to the Playhouse in her critically-acclaimed one-woman show. Kellie Johnson- ONE NIGHT ONLY! Show tune lovers will be in heaven with this powerhouse evening of songs - songs like you've never heard them sung before! Funny, heartbreaking, pizzazzy and all with the inimitable style and emotional roller coaster sensation of Kellie Johnson - TriArts' answer to Judy Garland!

Sponsored by: WNWC/CATV 11



June 2006

June 17th,  2006.
Sharon, CT


Guest Artist Kellie Johnson will give a sneak peak of her one woman concert, Kellie Johnson One Night Only!  The amazing fundraising event and Season Gala for TriArts at The Sharon Playhouse will be held at Arnold and Audrey Fisher’s Arabian Horse Farm. 




May 2006

May 10th, 2006
The University Club
New York,  NY


Kellie Johnson will perform her hilarious impersonation of Carol Channing singing ‘Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend’ and rock the rafters with  Irving Berlin’s Annie Get Your Gun medley as she teams up with three other performers at the University Club for a special fundraising event for Inside Broadway, produced by Michael Presser.

May 8th, 2006
Frank Skillern Cabaret Theater
New York,  NY


At the Frank Skillern Cabaret Theater, Guest Entertainer Kellie Johnson sweetens the evening with her lyrical rendition of ‘Glocca-Morra’ from Finian’s Rainbow and teams up with three other performers for Inside Broadway Producer Michael Presser.


February 2006

February 27th,  2006
Borgata Hotel Casino
Atlantic City, NJ



Kellie Johnson will sing her sultry version of ‘Maybe This Time’ from Cabaret and join the stage with Ashley Brown (currently starring in Mary Poppins on Broadway) and other famed performers in Broadway on The Bay at The Music Box in the Borgata Hotel Casino produced by Keith Cooper.  

February 18th-19th, 2006
The Bok Gallery
Sharon, CT.



Kellie Johnson will make a guest appearance and belt out her emotional version of ‘The Man That Got Away’ leaving you wanting more for this special TriArts Valentine’s Day Cabaret at The Bok Gallery.


November 2005

November 26th, 2005
Mainstage at the Sharon Playhouse
Sharon, CT.



After their amazing piano duo routine in the Diva’s Do Broadway show, Guest Artist, Kellie Johnson will once again join Artistic Director Michael Berkeley for a Thanksgiving Concert full of holiday cheer and great entertainment!

September 2005

September 25th, 2005
Vitale’s
Teaneck, NJ



Cabaret singing sensation Kellie Johnson sings her heartfelt rendition of ‘Maybe This Time’ from the musical Cabaret in the presence of Mr. John Kander himself, in honor of Mr. Kander receiving the 2005 Musical Theatre Master Award from the All Seasons Theatre Company Awards Program


August 2005

August 26th - 28th,  2005
Mainstage at the Sharon Playhouse
Sharon, CT.



The exceptional Kellie Johnson will perform her torchy, one-of-a-kind rendition of the song ‘Fifty Percent’ from the musical Ballroom and then she joins the fabulous Artistic Director of TriArts, Michael Berkeley to bring down the house, receiving thunderous applause in the middle of their amazing singing/piano duet, ‘You’re Just In Love,’ in the Diva’s Do Broadway at The Sharon Playhouse.

August 4th – 21st, 2005
Mainstage at the Sharon Playhouse
Sharon, CT.



Kellie Johnson will star as "Annie Oakley" in Annie Get Your Gun for TriArts at the Sharon Playhouse! 


March 2005

March 30, 2005
Theatre Studio Inc.
New York, NY



Kellie Johnson will appear in the role of Kate for the Playtime Series production of Lotto, “The family that stays together pays together,” directed by Michael Menger
.

June 2004

June 30, 2004
Theatre Row
New York, NY


Kellie Johnson stars in the title role of "Jackie Cochran" in The Fastest Woman Alive on Theatre Row! 

This is a play that is based on the amazing and true story of Jackie Cochran (1914 -1980), the little-known aviator who holds more flight records than any other human being in history.

“The cast is exemplary, led by Kellie Johnson as Jackie, whose spirit and energy propels the play, and whose meticulous acting skills include an uncanny ability to age right before our eyes: when Jackie, old and arthritic, is finally forced into retirement, we see it in Johnson's face, posture, and even in her hands.” – Martin Denton, nytheatre.com

March 2004

March 20 – 30, 2004
Shetler Mainstage, Studio 54
New York, NY


Kellie Johnson will play leading lady "Penny" in Julien Schwab’s Rogerandtom at the Shetler Mainstage Theater for a limited engagement.

“Johnson’s shrieks provide a great deal of the play’s entertainment value. Because she is the only one who believes completely in the reality of what is happening, Penny is the play’s most "real" character, and Johnson is appropriately touching when the time comes.” – Patrick Gallagher, Show Business Weekly.


May 2002

May 24 – June 8, 2002
The Miracle Theater
Portland, Oregon



Kellie Johnson stars in her one-woman show, Perfection, which follow the surreal experiences of a woman, a piano, and her phone conversations with JS Bach, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Stowkowski and a Nazi piano teacher named Ms. Fitch.  Ms. Johnson combines her dynamic live classical piano skills, physical buffoonery, as well as impossible phone conversations and takes the audience on a wild ride through one woman’s mind as she strives for perfection.

May 2001

May 2001
Portland Center Stage
Portland, Oregon


After her wacky and fun portrayal of "Nancy D. The Thin Nurse" in Portland Center Stage’s musical, A New Brain, Kellie Johnson will make a guest appearance singing songs from the musical Gypsy for the Portland Center Stage Season Announcement Gala at the Intermediate Theater.

December 2000

December 8 – 10th, 2000
Conduit Studio
Portland, Oregon



Concert pianist and actress Kellie Johnson will perform as ‘the pianist’ in an experimental theater piece titled, A Gradual Instant, written and directed by Heidi Carlsen.  Kellie will perform compositions from Beethoven and also her original compositions.

June 2000

June 1,2,3 and 8,9,10th, 2000
The Dolores Winningstad Theatre
Portland, Oregon


See Kellie Johnson perform with The Really BIG Dance Company and hear her original compositions in the Really BIG Production Company’s Out West!

June - August 1999

June – August, 1999
American West Steamboat
The Queen Of The West


American West Steamboat sternwheeler presents Kellie Johnson in her solo Cabaret, Broadway Melodies, uplifting the audience with her amazing vocals in songs from Irving Berlin to Stephen Sondheim onboard The Queen Of The West, Columbia River Cruise.

June 10 – 12th, 1999
The Dolores Winningstad Theatre
Portland, Oregon


"Kellie Johnson not only composed original music for The Pirate Show, but she is set to star as the Parrot in the spoofy 'The Pirate Show!' for the Really BIG Dance Company."– Barry Johnson, The Oregonian.

“To supply the narrative, even though she is dressed in a parrot suit, is Kellie Johnson.  She has a strong, pleasing voice, just great for belting out Broadway tunes and keeping the tangles of the story clear.” – Barry Johnson, The Oregonian.


December 1998

December 16th, 1998
Lincoln Hall
Portland, Oregon


Cabaret artist Kellie Johnson will grace the stage of Lincoln Hall with her dynamic voice in the Winter Gala for the PHAME Academy.

October 1997

October, 1997
The Dolores Winningstad Theatre
Portland, Oregon


Tygre’s Heart Shakespeare Company: Normally an actress and a leading lady of the musical stage, Kellie Johnson will lend her talented skills as a pianist to the Tygre’s Heart Shakespeare Company and write all original compositions for the upcoming production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

March 1997

March 21st – 23rd, 1997
The Dolores Winningstad Theater
Portland, Oregon


Kellie Johnson will star as Olga the Dairy Maid of Victory in The Really BIG Production Company's production: The Really BIG Dance Company Goes To Hell! 

In a recent interview Ms. Johnson said,  “I play the role of Olga the Dairy Maid of Victory.  I am forced to travel into Hell and save my husband Gunther and beloved herd of cows.  The fact that I would…I mean Olga would travel into Hell for her husband was so romantic it brought back memories of the very first date I had that didn’t grow on a tree.  His name was Freddy Smedletter.  He looked just like Elvis!  He was so romantic…He came to my window in the middle of the night and serenaded me…Have you ever heard “Love Me Tender” played on the Tuba?”  

In addition to playing Olga on stage, Kellie also composed music for The Really BIG Dance Company Goes To Hell!

1994

1994
Deb Fennell Auditorium
Portland, Oregon



Guest Artist Kellie Johnson sings a compelling version of the famed Barbara Streisand song, ‘Memories’ and teams up in song and dance with other performers in Broadway Goes Hollywood at the Broadway Rose Theater Company.

1994
Casino Royale
Miami, Florida



Kellie Johnson brings her talented tinkling piano skills combined with an outrageously funny impersonation of Baby Snooks at the piano in a duet with David Levesque at the violin impersonating Groucho Marx in the Nanette Fabray Show at the Casino Royale!


1992

1992
Deb Fennell Auditorium
Portland, Oregon



Kellie Johnson teams up again with the Producing Artistic Director, Sharon Maroney and other performers in a blockbuster evening of song and dance in Broadway Showstoppers at the Broadway Rose Theater Company.

1991

1991 – 1995
Regency Cruise Ships


Regency Cruise Ships presents the rich voiced Kellie Johnson in her amazing solo Cabaret, Get Happy onboard the  Regent Sea, Regent Sun and the Regent Star.
 

1991 – 1992
The Regent Sea
Cape Canaveral, Florida


PGT Entertainment, presents the PGT Production Group in Broadway Today with singing sensation Kellie Johnson onboard the Regency Cruise Ship, the Regent Sea.


1990

1990
Opryland U.S.A.
Nashville, Tennessee



Guest Star Kellie Johnson brings her flair for comedy and her amazing pipes to appear in The Spirit of America with Brenda Lee at the Roy Acuff Theatre at the Grand Old Opry at Opryland U.S.A.

1990
The General Jackson
Nashville, Tennessee



Rising star Kellie Johnson performs Live on The General Jackson, pumping up the band and singing a rousing ‘Oh Lonesome Me’ and ending her evening of song beautifully with ‘Take The Ribbon From My Hair’ on WSM Radio Live with Charlie Douglas.

1990
RCA Studios
Nashville, Tennessee



Kellie begins her early years at the RCA Studios in Nashville, Tennessee as a demo recording artist under the wing of the famed recording artist, producer, performer, father of guitar Chet Atkins.