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Claybourne Elder

 
Bio:
CLAYBOURNE ELDER makes his Broadway debut as "Buck" in the upcoming Bonnie and Clyde having originated the role at La Jolla Playhouse & Asolo Rep. He recently starred to rave reviews as "Ollie" in Moisés Kaufman's acclaimed adaptation of Tennessee Williams' One Arm for Tectonic Project & The New ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: April 21

Bio:
CLAYBOURNE ELDER makes his Broadway debut as "Buck" in the upcoming Bonnie and Clyde having originated the role at La Jolla Playhouse & Asolo Rep. He recently starred to rave reviews as "Ollie" in Moisés Kaufman's acclaimed adaptation of Tennessee Williams' One Arm for Tectonic Project & The New ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
Andy [Replacement]
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
East Coast Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2019
Benny
  [Broadway]
Second Stage Broadway Revival Production, 2018
Ed (Understudy)
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Signature Theatre's Production, 2018
Giorgio
  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2017
Soldier/Alex
  [New York]
New York City Center Concert Gala, 2016
Soldier
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2016
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2014
Joseph Taylor, Jr.
  [Arlington, VA (Regional)]
Signature Theatre Production, 2014
Georges/George
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2013
Michael Victor
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Buck Barrow
  [Regional (US)]
Asolo Repertory Theatre, 2010
Buck Barrow
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Hollis Bessemer

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Daryl Roth and Claybourne Elder

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
Andy [Replacement]

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
East Coast Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2019
Benny

  [Broadway]
Second Stage Broadway Revival Production, 2018
Ed (Understudy)

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Signature Theatre's Production, 2018
Giorgio

  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2017
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2017
Soldier/Alex

  [New York]
New York City Center Concert Gala, 2016
Soldier

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2016
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2014
Joseph Taylor, Jr.

  [Arlington, VA (Regional)]
Signature Theatre Production, 2014
Georges/George

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2013
Michael Victor

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Buck Barrow

  [Regional (US)]
Asolo Repertory Theatre, 2010
Buck Barrow

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Hollis Bessemer

Claybourne Elder Biography

CLAYBOURNE ELDER makes his Broadway debut as "Buck" in the upcoming Bonnie and Clyde having originated the role at La Jolla Playhouse & Asolo Rep. He recently starred to rave reviews as "Ollie" in Moisés Kaufman's acclaimed adaptation of Tennessee Williams' One Arm for Tectonic Project & The New Group. He made his New York debut in the World Premiere of Sondheim's Road Show, in which he originated the role of "Hollis Bessemer"; he can also be heard on the original cast recording. He was also featured at the recent 80th Birthday Celebration Concert for Sondheim at City Center. Claybourne also originated the role of Charles Lindbergh in the US premiere of Maltby and Shire's Take Flight. Recent credits include Wolf/Cinderella's Prince in Moises Kaufman's revival of Into the Woods (Kansas City Rep).

Claybourne Elder Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2015 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical
Claybourne Elder, Allegro
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Claybourne ElderOne Arm

Claybourne Elder News

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...  Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition in his monthly residency of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, August 8th at The Green Room 42.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022

Andrew Keenan-Bolger to Direct New Coming-of-Age Film MIKEY'S ARMY Photo Andrew Keenan-Bolger to Direct New Coming-of-Age Film MIKEY'S ARMY
by Michael Major - Aug 1, 2022

Andrew Keenan Bolger will direct Mikey's Army, a new coming-of-age film written by Eric Ulloa. The new flim will star Nicholas Dantes in the title role, alongside Claybourne Elder, Krystina Alabado, Shuga Cain, Jennifer Sanchez, and Timmy Thompson.

VIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Takes Final Bows Photo VIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Takes Final Bows
by BWW Staff - Jul 31, 2022

COMPANY on Broadway took its final bow on Sunday, July 31. Watch the final curtain call including appearances by director Marianne Elliot and producer Chris Harper. 

COMPANY Takes Its Final Bow Today With Plans for A North American Tour Photo COMPANY Takes Its Final Bow Today With Plans for A North American Tour
by Grace Cutler - Jul 31, 2022

COMPANY on Broadway takes its final bow today, July 31st at 2pm. This gender-swapped revival received five 2022 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical. Upon closing, this revival of Stephen Sondheim’s and George Furth’s COMPANY will have played 300 performances (268 regular performances and 32 previews).

Listen: Claybourne Elder Talks COMPANY, THE GILDED AGE & More on THE ART OF KINDNESS  Photo Listen: Claybourne Elder Talks COMPANY, THE GILDED AGE & More on THE ART OF KINDNESS Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022

Robert Peterpaul, in association with the Broadway Podcast Network, welcomed Claybourne Elder back to the The Art of Kindness with Robert Peterpaul this week on the first ever LIVE episode. Listen here!

Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of INTO THE WOODS Photo Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of INTO THE WOODS
by Bruce Glikas - Jul 12, 2022

The star-studded New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's beloved musical, Into the Woods, officially opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of all of the stars on the red carpet here!

'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week Photo 'At This Performance... ' Returns to The Green Room 42 Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from A Strange Loop; MJ The Musical; Company; Into The Woods; Funny Girl; Beetlejuice and Between The Lines   on Monday, July 18th at 7 PM. 

Photos: Go Inside Broadway Barks with Bernadette Peters & More! Photo Photos: Go Inside Broadway Barks with Bernadette Peters & More!
by Bruce Glikas - Jul 10, 2022

Over the past 23 years, more than 2,000 cats and dogs have stolen Broadway's spotlight and the hearts of all who come to Broadway Barks, which returned to Shubert Alley for the 24th annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event, the first in-person event since 2018. Check out photos from inside Broadway Barks 2022!

Jeff Kready Will Play David in COMPANY, Opposite Real-Life Wife Nikki Renee Daniels Photo Jeff Kready Will Play David in COMPANY, Opposite Real-Life Wife Nikki Renee Daniels
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022

Jeff Kready has announced that he will temporarily be taking over the role of David in Company on Broadway, from July 5-24. He will be playing the onstage husband of his real-life wife, Nikki Renee Daniels, who plays the role of Jenny.

Claybourne Elder Videos

VIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Takes Final Bows VideoVIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Takes Final Bows
by BWW Staff - Jul 31, 2022

COMPANY on Broadway took its final bow on Sunday, July 31. Watch the final curtain call including appearances by director Marianne Elliot and producer Chris Harper. 

VIDEO: Matt Doyle Talks Representing Mental Health Struggles in COMPANY on CBS MORNIN VideoVIDEO: Matt Doyle Talks Representing Mental Health Struggles in COMPANY on CBS MORNINGS
by Michael Major - Jun 10, 2022

Doyle discussed how he reacted to his recent Tony nomination for the performance, why Sondheim is the 'Shakespeare' of our time, and how they re-imagined Jamie for the new revival of Company. The interview also featured footage of Doyle performing 'Getting Married Today' and commentary from his Company co-star, Patti LuPone.

VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone Perform a Dramatic Reading of Stephen Colbert's 'Meanwhile' VideoVIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone Perform a Dramatic Reading of Stephen Colbert's 'Meanwhile' Segment on THE LATE SHOW
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022

During Patti LuPone's appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last month, she filmed an exclusive video, which has now been posted to the show's YouTube channel! In the video, LuPone performs a dramatic reading of an excerpt of one of Colbert's 'Meanwhile' segments.

VIDEO: Patti LuPone Performs 'Ladies Who Lunch' From COMPANY on THE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Patti LuPone Performs 'Ladies Who Lunch' From COMPANY on THE LATE SHOW
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

Patti LuPone took the stage at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert where she performed 'Ladies Who Lunch' from Company. Watch the video here!

VIDEO: COMPANY Cast Performs Title Song on The TODAY SHOW VideoVIDEO: COMPANY Cast Performs Title Song on The TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - May 4, 2022

TODAY's Best of Broadway Week continues with Company performing the title song. The performance included Katrina Lenk,  Matt Doyle, Christopher Fitzgerald, Christopher Sieber, Jennifer Simard, Terence Archie, Etai Benson, Bobby Conte, Nikki Renée Daniels, Claybourne Elder, Greg Hildreth, Manu Narayan as Theo, Rashidra Scott, and Anisha Nagarajan.

VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Being Alive' From COMPANY on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYER VideoVIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Being Alive' From COMPANY on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022

Katrina Lenk took the stage to perform 'Being Alive' from Company on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS. Watch the full video!

VIDEO: Patti LuPone Talks Theatre Etiquette at COMPANY, EVITA & More on THE VIEW VideoVIDEO: Patti LuPone Talks Theatre Etiquette at COMPANY, EVITA & More on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Mar 17, 2022

Patti LuPone sat down with the women of The View this morning to discuss starring in Company on Broadway. LuPone, who recently returned to the production after being diagnosed with COVID-19, discussed her first bow back at Company in which she was hit with roses by an audience member. Watch the complete interview now!

VIDEO: Patti LuPone on Returning to COMPANY After Having COVID VideoVIDEO: Patti LuPone on Returning to COMPANY After Having COVID
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2022

Patti LuPone returned to Company on Broadway last night, March 8, after missing ten performances after contracting COVID-19. Footage has been released of LuPone's first bow back, plus a clip of her speaking about what it was like to return to the stage.

VIDEO: Claybourne Elder Talks Paying It Forward Through COMPANY Tickets on PIX11 VideoVIDEO: Claybourne Elder Talks Paying It Forward Through COMPANY Tickets on PIX11
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2022

Claybourne Elder appeared on Pix11 this morning to discuss starring in Company on Broadway and how he is paying it forward by giving audience members the opporunity to win free tickets to performances after a stranger gave him the money to see Patti LuPone in Sweeney Todd. Elder also discusses his role on HBO Max's new series, The Gilded Age.

VIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Releases 'Message from Our Queen Patti LuPone' VideoVIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Releases 'Message from Our Queen Patti LuPone'
by Team BWW - Dec 31, 2021

COMPANY on Broadway has released a message from their queen (ok, and ours too), Patti LuPone celebrating that Broadway is open and the lights are on. Watch below!


Claybourne Elder Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Claybourne Elder been in?
Claybourne Elder has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Claybourne Elder been in?
Claybourne Elder has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Claybourne Elder been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Allegro and Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for One Arm .