Chris Johnston is no stranger to confusion, being a pale red head of Irish-descent who was born and raised in urban New Jersey. Now in his late twenties he uses comedy to poke fun at the misunderstood world around him. Chris electrifies the stage with a charismatic delivery of opinions on everyday life and unique stories regarding his struggles of fitting in to society. He shares creative personal views of daily routines, thoughts and awkward moments that anyone can relate to. With a boyish charm and relaxed ability to interact with audiences, even edgy or controversial topics seem comforting and laughable to all. Chris’ versatility and quick witted nature allow him to work crowds of all types. From clean rooms and theatres to the edgiest bars around Chris is always comfortable identifying with his audience and giving a stellar performance. A Chris Johnston show is always sure to be fun, full of energy and one not to be missed.
Chris began his comedy career performing at NY/NJ clubs in 1999. From 2004 to 2007 he shared residency between Boston and the NY/NJ areas, becoming a regular at east coast clubs along the way. Since then he has appeared on several popular radio shows and has gone on to tour with national acts at clubs and colleges across the United States. He was recently added as a regular to the “Killers of Comedy” and “Best Damn Comedy Show” tours, featuring comedians from Howard Stern and Opie and Anthony. Chris continues to be a requested act for clubs and national headliners across the country.