Johnny Lee Davenport


Johnny Lee Davenport returns to CSC after A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Boston Landmarks Orchestra. Other area credits include Thurgood, The Whipping Man, and A House with No Walls (New Repertory Theatre), The Unbleached American (Stoneham Theatre); It’s A Wonderful Life, A Radio Play (Wheelock Family Theatre); Water by the Spoonful and Broke-ology/Elliot Norton Award, Best Actor (The Lyric Stage Company); Driving Miss Daisy and Master Harold…and the Boys (Gloucester Stage Company); and Invisible Man/Helen Hayes Award, Best Ensemble (Studio Theatre Washington, D.C. and The Huntington Theatre Company). Mr. Davenport has played more than 50 roles in 24 of Shakespeare’s plays including Richard III (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company); Pericles (Actors’ Shakespeare Project); and Richard II (Shakespeare & Company). Film credits include “Ted” “The Fugitive”, “U.S. Marshals”, and “Ascendants”. He was named Best Actor in Boston Magazine (2011).

Productions at Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Production Role
Fear and Misery in the Third Reich
Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Snug/ Egeus

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