Natalie Joy Johnson: Full Bush

By Natalie Joy Johnson, John Hill and Brian J. Nash

Natalie Joy Johnson: Full Bush

at The Studio Theatre  [map]

  • Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 6:30 pm
  • Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 9:30 pm
  • Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 9:30 pm

Famed international superstar Natalie Joy Johnson exposes the world premiere of her latest piece: Full Bush. Having appeared on Broadway and stages across the globe, Natalie has teamed up with longtime collaborators John Hill and Brian J. Nash for the next creative salvo in their fight against emotional genocide. Riveting. Fulfilling. Heart-stopping. Fallopian. Encounter it for yourself and witness that which can never be unseen.

Running Time: 1 hour with no intermission.

NATALIE JOY JOHNSON

NATALIE JOY JOHNSON (Performer)

Natalie Joy Johnson made her Broadway debut originating the role of Enid Hoopes in Legally Blonde: The Musical. She then went on to play Paulette, the UPS-loving manicurist in the First National Tour of Legally Blonde.  Other credits include the role of Nadia in the original off-Broadway production of Bare: A Pop Opera, Cori in the NY premiere of Southern Comfort, and SILENCE! The Musical. Natalie is also featured on the cast recording of the 2001 National Tour of Godspell singing "Bless The Lord" and as Madge in the feature film, When in Rome. Natalie has performed her one woman show to sold-out audiences in various clubs all over Manhattan, including 54 Below, Joe's Pub, Feinstein's at the Regency & Ars Nova earning her the distinction of being named one of Time Out New York's top 10 Downtown Divas. Natalie does a free weekly show every Tuesday night at 11PM at Therapy Bar on 52nd street, for which she was recently described by the Village Voice as "zingy, throaty, campy and fun…Bette Midler meets Courtney Love."  www.nataliejoyjohnson.com



BRIAN J. NASH

BRIAN J. NASH (Musical Director)

Brian J. Nash has been music directing and orchestrating for the theater since the age of 16. He is the music director and orchestrator of the off-Broadway hit, SILENCE! The Musical, and produced Bare at New World Stages. Recent projects include The Last 5 Years (Asolo Rep); A Night In Seville (Epic Theater Ensemble); Crossing Brooklyn (Transport Group); Writing Arthur and Something’s Wrong With Amandine at TheatreWorks New Works Festival in Palo Alto, CA; Writing Arthur at NAMT; The $trip; Phenomenon at HERE; The Unauthorized Musicology of Ben Folds I and II, Undercover Showtunes, and But I’m A Cheerleader for the New York Musical Theatre Festival, and A Broadway Diva Christmas starring Ellen Greene and Kathy Brier. Other NYC and regional credits include: Songs for a New World, The Sexless Years, Red, Room to Grow, Lend Me a Tenor, Jesus Christ Superstar, and The Rocky Horror Show. Brian has produced albums for singer/songwriters Justin Tranter, Shanna Sharp, and Stacy Allyn Baker, recently performed at Town Hall, the Kennedy Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and Birdland with Natalie Douglas, and produced and music directed Kate Pazakis’ debut album, Unzipped: Live at the Zipper for PS Classics. Brian is in extensive demand as a pianist and singer throughout NYC and has played sold out concerts of the music of Tori Amos; he has also been a featured performer on Rosie and Kelli O’Donnell’s r family vacations cruises. His first songs were written for two recent editions of TheATrainPlays, and were featured on NPR’s All Things Considered. Brian holds a Bachelor’s of Music degree from Boston Conservatory and studied record production at Berklee College of Music. For more info, please visit BrianJNash.com.



Natalie Joy Johnson is developing Full Bush exclusively for NYMF.  To see some of her other work check out the video below: