Person of Interest
Person of Interest
Location: Imperial Theatre
Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Show Starts: 7:30 PM
Tickets: $37.50 adults | $32.50 subscribers
A background check was the ultimate weapon of war in this comedy drama of battling neighbours.
Written & Performed by Melody Johnson Additional dialogue by Eric Woolfe / Original Direction by Rick Roberts / Produced by Lunkamud
Melody A. Johnson – Actor Writer Educator
An accomplished performer and writer Melody has enjoyed a career of moving between the worlds of comedy and drama. For the past seven years she has toured the self penned Miss Caledonia all over Canada, (premiering at the Tarragon Theatre and the National Arts Centre), and across the UK. The play garnered two Toronto Dora theatre nominations, and Calgary’s Betty Mitchell Award, and Melody was honoured to win Ontario Contact’s Touring Artist for 2014. Person of Interest, is now delighting critics and audiences alike with its’ topical tale of neighbourly warfare, and has been welcomed back to the same venues as previous tours.
Comedic and theatrical highlights: Mimi, co created with Allen Cole & Rick Roberts, (Tarragon), Assassins/RMTC, 7 Stories/ Theatre Calgary/CanStage (Betty Mitchell award nomination), Trout Stanley/Factory Theatre, I Think I Can YPT/NAC, Our Town/Two Planks, (Merrit nomination), Blithe Spirit/Soulpepper, It’s All True, Tarragon/Necessary Angel, An Awkward Evening with Martin & Johnson with Bob Martin (The Drowsy Chaperone). Numerous Dora nominations and a win for the title role in Little Mercy’s First Murder/Tarragon-Shaw Festival.
An alumna of The Toronto Second City mainstage Melody has directed Tour Co. , Mainstage revues, comedyturged Chicago Second City’s 2016 #DateMe. Melody also voices Nola the turtle on Treehouse TV’s Agent Binky, and she is also a faculty member at the Humber School of Comedy. Please see awards on following page.
“…JOHNSON IS A GREAT ECCENTRIC COMEDIENNE…”
-ROBERT CUSHMAN, THE NATIONAL POST
“MELODY A. JOHNSON PROVES ONCE AGAIN, SHE IS THE KOOK SUPREME OF THE CANADIAN STAGE…I TRULY WOULD PAY MONEY TO SEE JOHNSON READ THE PHONE BOOK…”
-RICHARD OUZONIAN, THE TORONTO STAR
“THE PERFORMANCE IS SEAMLESS. JOHNSON POWERS THROUGH WITH NOT AN OUNCE OF APPREHENSION. IT’S VERY COOL TO WATCH…A FUN, QUIRKY AND CLEVER NIGHT OF THEATRE…”
– JENNIFER, ENCHIN, MOONEY ON THEATRE