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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 ... (read complete bio)
 

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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Ensemble
  [Regional (US)]
Berkeley Rep World Premiere Production, 2017
Richard Street
  [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 Charlie (Understudy)
Charles Weems (Understudy)
Electrified Isaac (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)
Billy (Understudy)
Andy Wright (Understudy)
Clarence Norris (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]

Photos

E. Clayton Cornelious and Jessica Sporn Photo

E. Clayton Cornelious and Jessica Sporn

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Date:
03/22/2022
Producer E. Clayton Cornelious  Photo

Producer E. Clayton Cornelious

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Date:
10/11/2021
 Producers E. Clayton Cornelious, Pamela Ross and Leah Michalos  Photo

Producers E. Clayton Cornelious, Pamela Ross and Leah Michalos

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10/11/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Ensemble

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

  [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 Charlie (Understudy)

Charles Weems (Understudy)

Electrified Isaac (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)

Billy (Understudy)

Andy Wright (Understudy)

Clarence Norris (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]

E. Clayton Cornelious Biography

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.




E. Clayton Cornelious News

KIMBERLY AKIMBO, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and More Take Home 2022 Lucille Lortel A Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and More Take Home 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards; Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - May 1, 2022

The 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway will be presented tonight, Sunday, May 1, 2022 at NYU Skirball beginning at 7:00pm EST. Stick with BroadwayWorld tonight as we share LIVE updates of the winners.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO & ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS Lead Nominations for 2022 Lucille Lortel Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO & ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS Lead Nominations for 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 7, 2022

Nominations for the 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were announced today by theatre veterans Lilli Cooper and Lea DeLaria, stars of Broadway’s POTUS. With COVID safety in mind, rather than having one host and multiple presenters, this year the Awards will be handed out by a few Host/Presenter pairs on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at NYU Skirball beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League and Lucille Lortel Theatre, with additional support provided by TDF.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of LITTLE GIRL BLUE at New World Stages Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of LITTLE GIRL BLUE at New World Stages
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2022

Little Girl Blue, the musical inspired by the life of Nina Simone, is now playing at New World Stages. The musical, written and starring Laiona Michelle (Amazing Grace, Book of Mormon, American Hero), began previews on Saturday, March 5th.

TPOC Announces Cohort for 'Commercial Theatre Producing 101' Photo TPOC Announces Cohort for 'Commercial Theatre Producing 101'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022

Theatre Producers of Color (TPOC), a newly formed organization committed to supporting the next generation of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) producers by providing access to education, training, and mentorship, announced today their 2022 cohort for the second-annual educational program – “Commercial Theatre Producing 101.”

Theatre Producers of Color Announces Tuition-Free Program for Aspiring BIPOC Producer Photo Theatre Producers of Color Announces Tuition-Free Program for Aspiring BIPOC Producers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2022

 Theatre Producers of Color (TPOC), a newly formed organization committed to supporting the next generation of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) producers by providing access to education, training, and mentorship, announced today its second-annual educational program – “Commercial Theatre Producing 101.”

Photos: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Takes Closing Night Bows Photo Photos: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Takes Closing Night Bows
by Bruce Glikas - Jan 17, 2022

Last night, Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations, the Tony Award®-winning musical sensation, played its final Broadway performance at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). The musical, with a book by Tony Award nominee Dominique Morisseau, choreography by Tony Award winner Sergio Trujillo, and direction by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff played 488 performances.

4 Broadway Shows Take Final Bow Today Photo 4 Broadway Shows Take Final Bow Today
by Team BWW - Jan 16, 2022

Today, January 16, Broadway says goodbye to four beloved productions. Flying Over Sunset will conclude its run at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre following 28 previews and 35 regular performances; Clyde's wraps up at the Hayes Theatre following 24 previews and 61 regular performances; Ain't Too Proud finishes it's almost three-year run at the Imperial Theatre after 21 previews and 488 regular performances; and To Kill A Mockingbird pauses performances at the Shubert Theatre following 45 previews and 626 regular performances.

AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Close on Broadway January 16th Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Close on Broadway January 16th
by BWW Staff - Dec 28, 2021

 Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations, the smash hit Tony Award®-winning musical will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, January 16, 2022.

CHICKEN & BISCUITS Sets Final Performance for November 28 Photo CHICKEN & BISCUITS Sets Final Performance for November 28
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2021

Producers of the Broadway play Chicken & Biscuits announced that the production will resume performances on Friday, November 19, 2021, before playing a final performance of its limited engagement at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street) on Sunday, November 28, 2021. 

Emily Bear to Moderate Andrew Lloyd Webber Discussion at TheaterMakers Summit Photo Emily Bear to Moderate Andrew Lloyd Webber Discussion at TheaterMakers Summit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2021

TikTok and musical prodigy Emily Bear (The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical) will moderate the discussion with Eight-time Tony Award winner and keynote speaker Andrew Lloyd Webber at the fifth annual TheaterMakers Summit, this weekend, November 6 and 7, with a special bonus day November 8.

E. Clayton Cornelious Videos

VIDEO: John Legend Visits the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD VideoVIDEO: John Legend Visits the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 29, 2021

Grammy Award-winning superstar John Legend and producing partner Mike Jackson paid a visit to the cast and creative team of the Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations!

VIDEO: Go Inside AIN'T TOO PROUD's Broadway Reopening Night! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside AIN'T TOO PROUD's Broadway Reopening Night!
by Team BWW - Oct 18, 2021

Get ready! The Temptations are back on Broadway. Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations officially returned to Broadway at the Imperial Theatre on Saturday night and BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the big night!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Oct 18, 2021

The cast performed a medley of Temptations hits, including “Get Ready,” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” and “I Can’t Get Next to You.” Watch the full performance now!

VIDEO: The Cast of LITTLE DID I KNOW Lip Syncs to 'Something to Remember.' VideoVIDEO: The Cast of LITTLE DID I KNOW Lip Syncs to 'Something to Remember.'
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2020

The cast of LITTLE DID I KNOW released a video of members lip synching from their homes to the song 'Something to Remember.'

BWW Flashback: Celebrate BEAUTIFUL's Anniversary By Looking Back At Opening Night! VideoBWW Flashback: Celebrate BEAUTIFUL's Anniversary By Looking Back At Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 12, 2020

Today is truly one fine day because it is the sixth anniversary of the hit musical Beautiful opening at Broadway's Stephen Sondheim Theatre! In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the cast and creative team feeling the earth move on the show's opening night! Check out the video to see Jessie Mueller, Anika Larsen, Jarrod Spector, and more celebrating the special night!

Summer Flashback: A CHORUS LINE Opens on Broadway! VideoSummer Flashback: A CHORUS LINE Opens on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2019

A five, six, seven, eight! The legendary original production of A Chorus Line celebrates the 44th anniversary of its opening night this week. In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the opening of the show's revival featuring Tony Yazbeck, Jason Tam, Charlotte d'Amboise, and more! Check out the video to see what the show's cast did for love!

VIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs on TODAY VideoVIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2019

The cast of 'Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations' kicks off TODAY's Best of Broadway Week with a live performance of the show's title track.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of AIN'T TOO PROUD on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of AIN'T TOO PROUD on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 8, 2019

Ain't Too Proud is up and running at the Imperial Theatre, where it officially opened just last month. Below, check out brand new highlights of the cast in action!

BWW TV: AIN'T TOO PROUD Opens On Broadway! Go Inside the Big Night! VideoBWW TV: AIN'T TOO PROUD Opens On Broadway! Go Inside the Big Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Mar 22, 2019

The Imperial Theatre was hoppin' last night as Ain't Too Proud officially celebrated opening night on Broadway. We're taking you inside the big night below!

VIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs a Medley of Songs on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs a Medley of Songs on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2019

Last night, the cast of the Broadway musical 'Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations' sang a special medley performance of 'Get Ready' and 'Ain't Too Proud to Beg' for the Tonight Show audience.


E. Clayton Cornelious Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has E. Clayton Cornelious been in?
E. Clayton Cornelious has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has E. Clayton Cornelious been in?
E. Clayton Cornelious has not appeared in the West End