BRYAN NOW BASED IN LOS ANGELES
BRYAN NOW BASED IN LOS ANGELES
Bryan has been cast as Otto Frank in the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s production of THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, October 14 to November 21.
Click here for more info
NEW! Listen to Bryan’s music here
Orange is the New Black
Bryan appears in Season 3 of “Orange Is The New Black,” Episode 8!
BRYAN TO APPEAR ON
ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK!
Catch Bryan on ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, Season Three! More info and air date to come!
Bryan also recently shot a national commercial and will appear in Season 2 of SEEKING, the award-winning web series.
BRYAN REJOINS MAMMA MIA! BROADWAY CAST
After taking a leave to play Lord Montague in THE LAST GOODBYE at the Old Globe, Bryan is now back in MAMMA MIA!, now playing at the Broadhurst Theatre on 44th Street and celebrating 12 years on Broadway!
He can also currently be seen in a TV commercial for EmblemHealth, as well as playing the therapist in the popular video game, Grand Theft Auto V.
BRYAN RECORDS “LOVERBOY”
Bryan went into the recording studio earlier this year to record one of his original songs “Loverboy,” featuring Carey Anderson on vocals. Click here for the song and more info.
OPENING NIGHT OF “THE LAST GOODBYE” AT THE OLD GLOBE!
Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet story fused with the haunting music of Jeff Buckley opened October 6th at the Old Globe in San Diego. Click here to see photos from the Opening Night party!
“THE LAST GOODBYE” NOW IN PREVIEWS AT THE OLD GLOBE!
Previews for the new musical THE LAST GOODBYE are underway at the Old Globe theatre, with Opening Night scheduled for October 6!
BRYAN IN REHEARSALS FOR OLD GLOBE’S “THE LAST GOODBYE”
Bryan is currently in rehearsals for the Old Globe Theatre’s production of THE LAST GOODBYE, an exciting new musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, paired with the music of the late Jeff Buckley. In the show directed by Alex Timbers and choreographed by Sonya Tayeh, Bryan has been cast as Montague. More info, click here.
“ACTING IN NEW PLAYS” WORKSHOPS AT SCOTT FREEMAN STUDIO!
Bryan recently took part in several new play workshops at Scott Freeman Studio, working with both directors and playwrights:
Sam Gold, director
Annie Baker & Will Eno, playwrights
Pamela Berlin, director
David Auburn & Bruce Norris, playwrights
Anne Kauffman, director
Adam Bock, playwright
MORE VIDEO FROM ANNA JACOBS’ BIG NIGHT AT ARS NOVA!
Bryan sings “My House,” co-written by Anna K. Jacobs and Carmel Dean. Performance August 27, 2012 at Ars Nova, NYC.
VIDEO FROM “BROADWAY SESSIONS” PERFORMANCE!
Bryan sings David Bowie’s “Time” (interpolating “September Song” by Weill/Anderson) in this performance from September 27, 2012. Special thanks to Rob Preuss at the piano.
VIDEO FROM ANNA JACOBS’ ARS NOVA CONCERT IN AUGUST
Bryan performs “A Beautiful Thing” from Anna Jacobs’ and Bill Nelson’s new musical HARMONY, KANSAS last August at Ars Nova.
“HARRY” DATES FOR MAMMA MIA! ANNOUNCED!
Bryan will be on as Harry Bright the following dates:
Friday, December 21 @ 8pm
Saturday, December 22 @ 2 and 8pm
Sunday, December 23 @ 2 and 7pm
For tickets, go to the Winter Garden box office, TKTS booth in Times Square, or click here.
24th ANNUAL GYPSY OF THE YEAR COMPETITION!
Bryan and friends from the cast of MAMMA MIA! performed at this year’s GYPSY OF THE YEAR show, held December 3rd and 4th at the New Amsterdam Theatre.
Bryan and MAMMA MIA! cast members reacting to the appearance of Broadway legend Len Cariou!
(Photo by Monica C. Soluri)
Thursday, September 27 at 11:00 p.m. at the Laurie Beechman: Bryan and fellow MAMMA MIA! Broadway cast members will perform at “Broadway Sessions,” a portion of the proceeds going to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. For more info, click here.
Friday, October 12: Bryan and the other guys who recently performed songs from HARMONY, KANSAS at Anna Jacobs’ Ars Nova concert, will reprise “I Will Sing” at the NAMT Festival of New Musicals Songwriters Showcase.
UPCOMING CONCERT MONDAY 8/27 AT ARS NOVA!
Bryan will be featured in a concert spotlighting the music of Anna K. Jacobs at Ars Nova in NYC. Anna composed the score of an exciting new musical, HARMONY, KANSAS, and several numbers from the show will be performed, including “A Beautiful Thing,” sung by Bryan. More info
NEW AUDIO CLIPS ADDED!
New audio clips are up! To listen, click here.
Big thanks to Joe Baker at Bakerboys Music for recording services.
MAX & MAXINE WIN 2012 BISTRO AWARD!
MAX & MAXINE: TOGETHER…AGAIN! received a 2012 Bistro Award for Musical Comedy in ceremonies recently held at NYC’s Gotham Comedy Club. The show, which has been called a “hilarious spoof of the quintessential lousy lounge act,” stars Bryan, as well as Jen Perry and Gary Adler, and was co-written by the trio and directed by Martha Banta, who originally commissioned the show for the Adirondack Theatre Festival in 1997. For more info, click here.
Info on upcoming performances TBA!
Bryan Guest Stars on BLUE BLOODS
Bryan recently guest starred on an episode of the hit CBS drama BLUE BLOODS. He played Detective Paul Collins in the episode “Leap of Faith.”
Bryan will guest star on the hit CBS drama BLUE BLOODS Friday, February 10, 10:00 p.m. EST!
HARMONY, KANSAS Update!
Last February, Bryan took part in the reading of an exciting new musical written by Anna K. Jacobs and Bill Nelson, called HARMONY, KANSAS in New York City. Now, Goodspeed Musicals in Connecticut is including the show in its “Goodspeed Festival of New Artists” during the second week of January 2012, and Bryan was invited to take part in the reading, reprising the role of “Fuzz.”
For more information, click here.
To read the playbill.com article regarding last February’s reading in NYC, click here.
Thanks! from MAX & MAXINE
Thanks to everyone who made MAX & MAXINE: TOGETHER…AGAIN! such a big hit! Hope to see you all again very soon!
MAX & MAXINE – BY POPULAR DEMAND!
MAX & MAXINE’S FINAL PERFORMANCE!
(…of 2011 anyway)
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 @ 10PM
“MAX & MAXINE: TOGETHER…AGAIN!”
MAX & MAXINE, along with their bitter sidekick Shecky Sheckenstein at the piano, are “Together…AGAIN!” It’s a rollercoaster evening of fun and entertainment you won’t want to miss!
1 SHOW ONLY!
Tuesday, November 15 @ 10 pm
Don’t Tell Mama
343 W. 46th Street
$15 cover + 2 drink minimum
Starring Bryan Scott Johnson and Jennifer Perry
Featuring Gary Adler as Shecky Sheckenstein
Directed by Martha Banta
“HILARIOUS SPOOF OF THE QUINTESSENTIAL LOUSY LOUNGE ACT!” – Roy Sander, Back Stage
“SIDE-SPLITTING…MAX AND MAXINE DESERVE A COMEBACK!” – Barbara & Scott Siegel, InTheater
“FUNNY AND OFTEN PAINFULLY TRUTHFUL!” – Marisa Cohen, Time Out New York
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