E. Clayton Cornelious

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E. Clayton Cornelious BIO

E. Clayton Cornelious is a Pittsburgh native who is a 20-year Broadway veteran. Cornelious is ecstatic to be a part of this wonderful new journey. Broadway: The Caterpillar in Wonderland, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, The Scottsboro Boys, A Chorus Line, The Music Man, Kat and the Kings, and The Lion King. National tours: Kinky Boots, Sister Act, Jersey Boys, Dirty Dancing, Hairspray, The Lion King, A Chorus Line, The Goodbye Girl, and The Wiz. His West End credits include Sammy Davis Jr. in The Rat Pack - Live from Las Vegas. TV/film: One Life to Live and Meet Dave with Eddie Murphy. He is a proud member of BIV (Broadway Inspirational Voices) and a graduate of Point Park University. Please follow him on Twitter & Instagram: @Eclaycorn.

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E. Clayton Cornelious STAGE CREDITS

[US Tour]
First National Tour, 2021
Paul Williams [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Ensemble

[Regional (US)]
Berkeley Rep World Premiere Production, 2017
Richard Street

[US Tour]
First National Tour, 2014
Lola (Standby) [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble

[US Tour]
US National Tour, 2012
Eddie Souther

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Caterpillar

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Performer (Swing)

Electrified Isaac (Understudy)

Clarence Norris (Understudy)

Eugene Williams (Understudy)

Little George (Understudy)

Olen Montgomery (Understudy)

Ozie Powell (Understudy)

Preacher (Understudy)

Roy Wright (Understudy)

Ruby Bates (Understudy)

The Lady (Understudy)

Victoria Price (Understudy)

Willie Roberson (Understudy)

Charles Weems (Understudy)

Billy (Understudy)

Andy Wright (Understudy)

Electrified Charlie (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2006
Butch

Richie (Understudy)

Paul (Understudy)

Larry (Understudy)

Don (Understudy)

[US Tour]
National Tour, 2003
Duane

Ensemble

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Traveling Salesmen

Resident of River City

Traveling Salesman

[Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1999
Magoo (Understudy)

Bingo (Understudy)

Ballie (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Ensemble [Replacement]


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Review: AIN'T TOO PROUD at Van Wezel

Following the story of The “Classic Five” Temptations, this 2017 musical brings to life the powerhouse group that we all know, love, and recognize. From their origination in Detroit to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, we are taken through how they each met, their personal afflictions and everything in between that tore the group apart.

Review: AIN'T TOO PROUD at Kennedy Center

Classic Motown music and a riveting story make for a great evening of entertainment.

Jane Summerhays and Janine DiVita Join Marquis Theater Celebration at 54 Below

Jane Summerhays, Diego Prieto, and Janine DiVita have joined the celebration at the Marquis Theater. Find out more about this event at 54 Below!

Review: AIN'T TOO PROUD at Providence Performing Arts Center

Providence Performing Arts Center celebrates the new year with the return of ‘Ain’t Too Proud,’ the stylish, spirited 2019 Tony-winning musical about the unparalleled career and personal trials and tribulations of one of the most successful soul acts in history, The Temptations.

What Broadway Shows Are On Tour Across North America For The 2024/2025 Season? - A Complete Guide

Looking for a show to see in a city near you? Check out our guide of current and upcoming Broadway tours, and learn about each production.

Kate Baldwin, Lisa Howard, and E. Clayton Cornelious Join 54 CELEBRATES THE MARQUIS THEATER

54 Below will present Kate Baldwin, Lisa Howard, and E. Clayton Cornelious in 54 Celebrates the Marquis Theatre.

Review: AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS at Ottawa's National Arts Centre

What did our critic think of AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS at National Arts Centre?

Interview: Jalen Harris of AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS at Ottawa's National Arts Centre

Don't miss Jalen Harris as Eddie Kendricks in Broadway Across Canada's presentation of Ain't Too Proud from December 26th through December 31st.

Review: Get Ready for AIN'T TOO PROUD at Broadway Sacramento

One of the most recognizable names in recording history has been immortalized in another jukebox musical. What makes this one different, however, is the infectious energy of the cast, the widespread appeal of the music, and the unparalleled enthusiasm of an insatiable audience. Ain’t Too Proud, The Life and Times of The Temptations, is the Tony Award-winning story of The Temptations as told through the eyes of its founding member, Otis Williams.

Philly Premiere of AIN'T TOO PROUD �" THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS Comes to Kimmel Cultural Campus

The Kimmel Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization will present the first national tour of Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations for the first time in Philadelphia. The Broadway smash hit musical will play at the Campus' Academy of Music January 3 - 21 as part of the 2023-24 Broadway series.

Review: AIN'T TOO PROUD - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS at Broadway San Jose

What did our critic think of AIN'T TOO PROUD - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS at Broadway San Jose?

Review: AIN'T TOO PROUD Revisits The Temptations' Hits at Segerstrom Center

A surprisingly enjoyable jukebox musical featuring phenomenally-performed song-and-dance spectaculars (but with an awkwardly delivered story structure), this touring version of the 2019 Broadway musical about the founding of Motown's R&B supergroup The Temptations is a fun evening at the theater, especially for those looking for a nostalgic trip.

AIN'T TOO PROUD First National Tour Begins Performances At Segerstrom Center For The Arts October 17

AIN'T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS First National Tour comes to Segerstrom Hall for two weeks, from October 17-29, 2023.

Photos: Bobby Cronin's DAYBREAK Gets The Concert Treatment at The Laurie Beechman Theatre

On October 8th, the Laurie Beechman Theatre presented a concert production of Bobby Cronin’s award-winning musical DAYBREAK.

Aléna Watters Replaces Anne Brummel in DAYBREAK Concert Next Month

Due to a family emergency, Wicked’s Anne Brummel has stepped down from the role of Rebecca in the October 8th concert. Learn more about the concert here!

Review: AIN'T TOO PROUD Delights Audiences at Edmonton's Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium

Get ready for an electric musical performance! Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations tells the story of the world’s most famous R&B group. Boasting a whopping 30 songs, robust orchestra, and slick, Tony Award-winning choreography, the show is a spectacle in every sense of the word. 

E. Clayton Cornelious, Anne Brummel and More Will Lead DAYBREAK Reading

Casting is set for the concert adaptation of the 2011 award winning musical, DAYBREAK. The show, inspired by real life events tells the story of two couples in two different time periods, both connected by The Golden Gate Bridge, a wonder of the modern world and notorious suicide destination.

Review: AIN'T TOO PROUD Puts the Spotlight on the Passion and Soul of The Temptations

On September 12th, AIN’T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS presented by Broadway Across Canada premiered at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver. Playing a total of 6 shows with the last being on Sunday September 17th, the touring production of AIN’T TOO PROUD brought the energy, passion, and nostalgia to audiences this week.

Full Cast Set For AIN'T TOO PROUD at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Segerstrom Center for the Performing Arts has announced full casting for the First National Tour of Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations, coming to Segerstrom Hall for two weeks, from October 17-29, 2023. Learn more about who is starring in the show here!

Review: AIN'T TOO PROUD THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS

What did our critic think of AIN'T TOO PROUD THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS at Schuster Center For The Performing Arts?

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