Joanna Castle Miller is a writer, producer, and comedian whose work has appeared on Fortune, Time, NBC, VH1, E! Entertainment, PBS, and Food Network.
Recent work includes the plays around and around and around the static sun (formerly Frank; McNerney Award Finalist), Sh@med, and Fox News the Musical (co-composer/lyricist). Her short plays include The World’s Next Tooth Fairy Is Marci Peterson, Parasite, and The Coaster. She is the writer behind WTF Lucy (blog) and Sorta My Thing (Funny or Die), and her short film Ash is currently in distribution with Network Ireland TV.
Joanna is the founder of Wait Don’t Leave Productions. Other recent production work includes the short film Where You Go and the Emmy Award-winning New York Philharmonic’s Sweeney Todd, produced by Live from Lincoln Center.
A political junkie at heart, her political parodies have appeared on Funny or Die, WhoHaha, and The Advocate. She is the creator and host of Red, White, and Dad – a web show chronicling the 100% true story of her dad’s campaign for POTUS. Critics called the show “charming and earnest” (Fortune) and “funny and informative” (The Daily Dot).
Born and raised in Memphis, Joanna is a classically trained vocalist and studied musical theater at NYU before graduating with a concentration in dramatic writing and journalism. She is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and the Dramatists Guild and enjoys good bourbon, bad words, and quality time. She and her husband live in Los Angeles with their dog Henry, who graciously lends them space in his apartment.