Krystal Joy Brown is a multi-talented Broadway favorite & T.V. & Film actress.
Krystal is a 2023 "Outstanding Featured Performance in a Musical" nominee for the Lucille Lortel Awards for her portrayal as "Gussie Carnegie" in New York Theatre Workshops production of "Merrily We Roll Along". The production also stars, Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez and Daniel Radcliffe. The production has announced its transfer to Broadway fall 2023. This will be Ms. Brown's sixth Broadway show.
In her most recent Broadway show, Krystal starred as Eliza in HAMILTON, receiving mid-song ovations during her rendition of "Burn". She is a recurring guest-star on the hit Starz series, "Power Book III: Raising Kanan", season two.
Her latest work film includes, Girlfriendship, where she is stars alongside Tamara Mowry and Lyndie Greenwood. The film is directed by Keisha Knight Pullman. Other recent film work includes, One Royal Holiday and Writing Around the Christmas Tree.
With five Broadway shows under her belt, HAIR (Dionne/Abe Lincoln), Leap Of Faith (Ornella), Big Fish (Josephine), and MOTOWN (Diana Ross), and Hamilton (Eliza), her extensive theatrical background has led her to become a two-time Fred Astaire Award Nominee and work closely with some of the world's top Oscar, Olivier and TONY award-winning playwrights, directors, producers, and creative teams. Her goal is to always create new characters and be hands-on in the development of new inspiring works.
Krystal also voices the character of Netossa in the DreamWorks/Netflix animated series, "She-Ra Princesses of Power", which is streaming all five seasons only on Netflix, as well as voicing Avery on "Final Space". She has been seen in the Disney live-action feature film MAGIC CAMP (Disney+), guest-starred in NBC’s "Law & Order: SVU", Hulu’s "Deadbeat", ABC’s "Castle", Disney’s "Sydney to the Max", as well as recurring on the CBS series, "The Equalizer", starring Queen Latifah.
Aside from her many theatrical pursuits, she is a stage and screen writer, columnist, novelist, songwriter - her original music has been featured on ABC's "The Neighbors" & ABC’s "Mistresses". She made her directorial debut in 2019 with the short film she co-wrote, Reddy Records. She recently produced the upcoming short-film,
Circle Of Shame.
Over the pandemic, Krystal co-created the Hamilton Racial Justice Task Force, aka Ham4Progress, a social justice/outreach initiative with the cast and crew of Hamilton, with the objective to use the massive brand and the many talents of the company to push for change in our society and create a more equitable future on stage
and in our communities.
Above all else, Krystal is an avid activist and advocate for mental health, wellness, equality and social justice with the goal of using her platform and voice to spread stories of empathy and impact.