THEATER BUFF: Christopher Johnstone

Christopher Johnstone. Photo by Kevin Thomas Garcia for NEXT Magazine.

 

Name: Christopher Johnstone

Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA

Recent & Upcoming Shows/Roles: Just closed “South Pacific” at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine playing Lt. Cable. Two upcoming concerts with the Indianapolis Symphony on July 2oth & 21st featuring broadway classics such as “Music of the Night”, “Some Enchanted Evening” and more!

The best part of doing summer theater is: Getting out of the hot city and exploring a new place.

The most challenging job in show business I ever had was: Performing Pirates of Penzance at Glimmerglass Opera one summer in 102 degree weather on a two show day without air-conditioning. Most of us had on thick wool costumes and boots, the ladies: corsets and full dresses, all of us drenched in sweat, actors dropping like flies while everyone in the audience panted and fanned themselves like crazy people.

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