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John is thrilled to join the cast of the new musical created by, and starring, the Beninese global pop legend Angelique Kidjo, called Yemandja. He plays the principal role of Mr. DeSalta, a Portuguese slave trader. Yemandja had its world premiere at MassMOCA Mar 4-5, and will continue to The Broad Theater in Santa Monica (4/15-17), Cal Performances in Berkeley (4/23), The Kennedy Center (5/6-7), and finally Amsterdam in June (6/14-18). John has been a fan of Angelique Kidjo since seeing her first US performance in NYC back in 1992.
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In Nov 2021, John embarked on a UK tour with Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir, performing sold-out concerts and joining amazing street actions in London, at COP26, BBC's Radio 4 with Stephen Fry, and The British Museum.
Disaster Chasers, a short film in which John stars, was just completed and submitted to festivals.
John was top-of-show guest star on FBI: Most Wanted  Season 2, episode 11 ('Obstruction') on CBS/Paramount+. Here he is squinting into the sun, trying to look as hot as one of the FBI agents.
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John is also a featured principal on Season 2, Episode 8 ('Soup of the Century') of The Food That Built America, on The History Channel. Available to stream online here. He plays Arthur Dorrance, President of Campbell's Soup, rocking a wicked combover ; )
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Check out John's single, Lead Me Home. Recorded and produced  by Travis Tench for OakHillAudio.com, and featuring Eric Johnson (drums), Nathan Stevens (bass), and Jessica Wiscovitch and Laura Sisskin (backing vocals). Spread the love, y'all. (Copyright Furry Poodoo Music/Firehorse Records 2020). You can purchase it at his Bandcamp page.
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