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JJ Niemann

 
Bio:
JJ Niemann is an NYC-based Broadway actor and content creator. After growing up in NC, JJ graduated in 2017 with a BFA in Music Theatre from Elon University. Shortly after, he joined the Broadway cast of ‚ÄúThe Book of Mormon‚ÄĚ as a Swing, where he performed for three years (and recently returned ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
JJ Niemann is an NYC-based Broadway actor and content creator. After growing up in NC, JJ graduated in 2017 with a BFA in Music Theatre from Elon University. Shortly after, he joined the Broadway cast of ‚ÄúThe Book of Mormon‚ÄĚ as a Swing, where he performed for three years (and recently returned ... (read complete bio)

 

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  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Performer [Replacement]

JJ Niemann Biography

JJ Niemann is an NYC-based Broadway actor and content creator. After growing up in NC, JJ graduated in 2017 with a BFA in Music Theatre from Elon University. Shortly after, he joined the Broadway cast of ‚ÄúThe Book of Mormon‚ÄĚ as a Swing, where he performed for three years (and recently returned to the production for several months as a vacation swing). During his time in ‚ÄúMormon,‚ÄĚ JJ also was a part of the developmental workshops of the new musical ‚ÄúBLISS.‚ÄĚ In February 2020 he performed in the ‚ÄúBLISS‚ÄĚ World Premiere at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, and is currently working with them developing the show to come to NYC. During the pandemic, he became an avid TikTok and Instagram creator, reaching over 1 million followers and 300 million video views across both platforms with his theatre comedy videos. JJ performed in the TikTok musical "Ratatouille" (Drama League Nomination) and the recent live-streamed "for you, Paige," commissioned by TikTok. He‚Äôs performed all over the country at regional theatres including The Rev, The Muny, Pittsburgh CLO, Bay Street Theatre, Artpark, Grandstreet Theatre; he‚Äôll also be performing upcoming this year at Cape Playhouse and Flat Rock Playhouse. In addition to performing, JJ teaches workshops around the country and his own dance classes in the city called Jazzing With JJ, and coaches regularly with The Broadway Collective‚Äôs virtual programs. Connect with him on Instagram or TikTok @jjniemann




JJ Niemann News

BWW Review: Ry Armstrong Conveys The Gender Queer Aesthetic With A Few Friends, Some  Photo BWW Review: Ry Armstrong Conveys The Gender Queer Aesthetic With A Few Friends, Some Fab Tunes, & A Whole Lot Of Pronouns In (THEY // SHE // HE) At The Green Room 42
by Bobby Patrick - May 10, 2022

Led by Ry Armstrong, they and their friends come together to gender-bend and recreate songs from Broadway and beyond through arrangements never heard before, in a non-binary celebration of live.

Natasha Yvette Williams, Troy Iwata & More to Lead FLY MORE THAN YOU FALL Industry Re Photo Natasha Yvette Williams, Troy Iwata & More to Lead FLY MORE THAN YOU FALL Industry Readings
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčFly More Than You Fall will be presenting industry readings of the production on May 9 at 2pm and May 10 at 11am. ¬†Fly More Than You Fall tells the inspiring story of a young teenage girl, Malia who undergoes a frightening journey.¬†

Betsy Wolfe, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More at The Green Room 42 in May Photo Betsy Wolfe, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More at The Green Room 42 in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

The Green Room 42 has announced their May line-up for in-person performances. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest and most spacious cabaret club.

LISTEN: Presley Ryan, Max Von Essen & More Celebrate 100 Episodes of TAKE A BOW Photo LISTEN: Presley Ryan, Max Von Essen & More Celebrate 100 Episodes of TAKE A BOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

The Broadway Podcast Network has announced that Take a Bow,  hosted by Eli Tokash, is celebrating it's 100th episode with a special live event featuring stars JJ Niemann (The Book of Mormon), Presley Ryan (Beetlejuice), Max Von Essen (Anastasia), and Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos).

Ry Armstrong Announces Residence Show THEY // SHE // HE at The Green Room 42 Photo Ry Armstrong Announces Residence Show THEY // SHE // HE at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

Thursday, April 21st, 2022 - Ry Armstrong is debuting their show ‚ÄėTHEY // SHE // HE‚Äô at The Green Room 42. The concert will be at 7:00 PM on Monday, May 9th, 2022, at The Green Room 42 at 570 Tenth Avenue, 4th Floor inside YOTEL in New York City, New York.

BWW Interview: Daniel Mertzlufft Talks Differences Between TikTok's FOR YOU, PAIGE &  Photo BWW Interview: Daniel Mertzlufft Talks Differences Between TikTok's FOR YOU, PAIGE & RATATOUILLE, Project Broadway & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

TikTok just presented their first official commissioned TikTok musical, For You, Paige! The musical, performed live from a theater in New York City and streamed on TikTok, was led by none other than Daniel Mertzlufft, best known for his success on TikTok with Grocery Store Musical and Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical.

Andy Cohen to Host FOR YOU, PAIGE Tiktok Musical Photo Andy Cohen to Host FOR YOU, PAIGE Tiktok Musical
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 13, 2022

For You, Paige, the first commissioned TikTok musical, will be performed live on stage in New York City and streamed globally, exclusively on TikTok, via the @TikTok handle on April 14 at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT.

Eli Tokash Celebrates 100th Episode of TAKE A BOW With A Live Show Featuring Presley  Photo Eli Tokash Celebrates 100th Episode of TAKE A BOW With A Live Show Featuring Presley Ryan, Ciara Renée, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

Eli Tokash (Finding Neverland, Pippin, A Christmas Story, and Mary Poppins) celebrates the 100th Episode of his renowned podcast, Take A Bow, with a live Pod-Baret (Podcast Cabaret), welcoming special guests JJ Niemann, Presley Ryan, Ciara Renée, Max Von Essen, and Anthony Rosenthal.

Se estrena el primer musical sobre la comunidad de TikTok Photo Se estrena el primer musical sobre la comunidad de TikTok
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - Apr 7, 2022

El equipo creativo de este show está formado por jóvenes tiktokers.

TikTok to Present First Commissioned TikTok Musical FOR YOU, PAIGE Photo TikTok to Present First Commissioned TikTok Musical FOR YOU, PAIGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022

TikTok will present their first commissioned TikTok musical, For You, Paige. The musical will be performed live from a theater in New York City, and will be available to watch globally on @TikTok on April 14 at 7pm ET/4pm PT!

JJ Niemann Videos

VIDEO: Broadway's JJ Niemann Performs Danny Feldman's 'If I Were a Girl' from HIDE AN VideoVIDEO: Broadway's JJ Niemann Performs Danny Feldman's 'If I Were a Girl' from HIDE AND SEEK
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 19, 2022

JJ Niemann (The Book of Mormon) performed 'If I Were a Girl' from Danny Feldman's HIDE AND SEEK at famed cabaret spot, Feinstein's/54 Below. Audiences can expect to see this, among other songs, in JJ Niemann's portrayal of Charles in Hide and Seek this April at Feinstein's/54 Below. The concert is sold out, but audiences are able to live stream the one night only event from home. 

VIDEO: Lucy Moss Shares What it Was Like Directing RATATOUILLE: THE TIKTOK MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Lucy Moss Shares What it Was Like Directing RATATOUILLE: THE TIKTOK MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2021

BroadwayWorld sat down with Lucy Moss, the director of the viral hit Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical to discuss what it was like bringing the show from its TikTok origins to a fully-realized virtual concept production.  

BWW TV: Bryan Batt on Heading to The MUNY in HAIRSPRAY, His Broadway Career & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 24, 2015

The Muny is currently presenting Hairspray, winner of the 2003 Tony¬ģ Award for Best Musical, featuring music by¬†Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman with a book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan. The Muny's production of Hairspray is directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges and music directed by Charlie Alterman. Starring as Edna Turnblad is stage and screen vet¬†Bryan Batt, who recently sat down the executive producer and artistic director Mike Isaacson and opened up about his career and taking on the role - check out the interview below!

BWW TV: Welcome to The Muny! Check Out Highlights from the Starry Summer Production of HAIRSPRAY
by TV - On the Road - Jun 24, 2015

The Muny is currently presenting Hairspray, winner of the 2003 Tony¬ģ Award for Best Musical, featuring music by¬†Marc Shaiman¬†&¬†Scott Wittman¬†with a book by Mark O'Donnell &¬†Thomas Meehan. The Muny's production of Hairspray is directed and choreographed by¬†Dan Knechtges¬†and music directed by¬†Charlie Alterman. Check out a first look at the cast of the starry summer production below!


JJ Niemann Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has JJ Niemann been in?
JJ Niemann has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has JJ Niemann been in?
JJ Niemann has not appeared in the West End