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Most recent Broadway credits: The Phantom of the Opera (2018), Hands on a Hardbody (2013), and Catch Me if You Can (2011). Other Broadway/NY: On The Town (Chip), Most Happy Fella for Encores! (Herman); Sweeney Todd/NY Philharmonic (Anthony); 8 (Spencer), Hands on a Hardbody (Greg), Catch Me If You Can (Frank Jr. Standby), HAIR (Original Revival Cast, Claude U/S). Off-B'way: Working (Drama Desk Award, Prospect Theater Company), Wild Animals You Should Know (MCC). First National Tour: A Chorus Line (Mark). Regional: The Last Goodbye (Romeo), Old Globe; On The Town (Chip), Barrington; Pirates! Gilbert and Sullivan Plunder'd (Frederick), MUNY; Hands On A Hardbody, La Jolla; Pool Boy, Barrington; Hairspray (Link Larkin),Weston Playhouse. 35mm: A Musical Exhibition (on iTunes). TV/Film: Sex & the City 2, "Law & Order: SVU". Vocal Training: Jeremy Aye.

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Jay Armstrong Johnson STAGE CREDITS

Broadway Revival Production, 2023
Britt Craig


Manhattan Concert Productions Concert, 2020

Roundabout Underground Off-Broadway Production, 2020

Roundabout Theatre Company Original Off-Broadway Production, 2019

Annual New York City Center Gala Presentation, 2018

Classic Stage Company World Premiere, 2018
Leonide Massine

One Night Only Concert Presentation Production, 2017

Prospect Theatre Company Production, 2017

[St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny's Adapted Revival, 2017
Jack Kelly

[New York]
MasterVoices One Night Production, 2017
Tom Tom

New York City Opera Production, 2017

Broadway Revival, 2014

Encores! Concert, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse Broadway Transfer, 2013

MCC Theater Production, 2011

Original Broadway Production, 2011
Frank Abagnale, Jr. (Standby)

Broadway Revival, 2009
Performer (Swing)

Claude (Understudy)

[US Tour]
National Tour, 2008

Original Broadway Production, 1988
Raoul [Replacement]

Jay Armstrong Johnson Movies

[2010]Sex and the City 2 Wedding Chorus

[2016]Straight Outta Oz Gareth

Jay Armstrong Johnson TV Shows

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Paul

Quantico Will Olsen

Jay Armstrong Johnson Awards and Nominations

- 2014 - Theatre Finalists

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Michael Mott & Friends Fourth Annual Holiday Show Returns To The Green Room 42

NYC singer/ songwriter and composer/ lyricist, Michael Mott returns to The Green Room 42 in New York City on Saturday, December 2nd at 7 pm for his fourth annual Holiday show. Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to The Green Room 42 This Month

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…

Broadway's Jay Armstrong Johnson and Taylor Iman Jones Perform at La Crema Winery This Fall

​​​​​​​CollabWERKS is a new collaborative producing organization brought together by three Sonoma-county based arts centered companies Redwood Theatre Company, Kimzin Creative, THTR Productions that seeks to connect audiences and bring a fresh Broadway experience to Sonoma County.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 1st, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is  September 1, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Video: Watch the Emotional Closing Night Speeches at PARADE

In this video, watch as Jason Robert Brown, Michael Arden, and Alfred Uhry give emotional closing night speeches following the final curtain call for Parade.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE Returns To The Green Room 42 On August 21

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from SHUCKED; KIMBERLY AKIMBO; ALADDIN; HERE LIES LOVE and CAMELOT.

PARADE Plays Final Performance on Broadway

The two-time Tony-winning revival of Parade closes at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, following 21 previews and 166 regular performances.

Adam Kantor to Join Long Island Musical Theatre Festival as Special Guest

Get all the details on the upcoming Long Island Musical Theatre Festival and find out which Broadway star, Adam Kantor, will be joining as a special guest.

Jay Armstrong Johnson's I PUT A SPELL ON YOU: THE WITCHES ERA to Bring Back the Sanderson Sisters for a Spooky Spectacle

Get ready for a bewitching experience as the Sanderson Sisters return in 'I Put a Spell on You: The Witches ERA'. Book your tickets now for a magical night of spells and enchantment.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring standbys, understudies and alternates from  Shucked, Six The Musical, Once Upon A One More Time, The Book Of Mormon, Camelot, Parade; Aladdin, A Doll's House, and Flying Over Sunset.

Wake Up With BWW 6/26: Broadway's Upcoming Summer/Fall Shows, and More!

Today's top stories: Find out what's coming to Broadway this summer and full, Sara Bareilles will hold a benefit concert to save Rockwood Music Hall, and more!

Video: Watch Jessica Vosk, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and More Perform at BROADWAY BARES: PLEASURE PARK

Check out the opening number from Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park featuring Jessica Vosk, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jonathan Burke, and more!

Exclusive: Stars Pose Backstage at Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park

The Pleasure Park may be closed, but the extras continue! Earlier this week, neon lights and thrilling heights filled the night as nearly 200 of NYC’s sexiest dancers and special Broadway guests delighted two standing-room-only audiences at Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park. Check out exclusive backstage portraits of this year's special guests, lead strips, top fundraisers and creative team!

Photos & Video: BROADWAY BARES: PLEASURE PARK Raises $1,887,014

See photos and video from Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park, which raised $1,887,014!

Photos: Rockin' Good Time Had At HANDS ON A HARDBODY 10TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION at 54 Below

Love was in the air when the cast (old and new) and the fans of HANDS ON A HARDBODY gathered together for two special reunion concerts at 54 Below

Video: Mykal Kilgore Performs the BROADWAY BARES: PLEASURE PARK Finale in Rehearsal

Watch rehearsal footage of Mykal Kilgore performing the finale of Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park!

J. Harrison Ghee, Alex Newell & More to Join BROADWAY BARES: PLEASURE PARK

Two newly minted Tony Award winners are headed toward the gates of Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park as time is running out to get tickets. Learn how to purchase tickets!

From The Winner's Circle: PARADE Composer Jason Robert Brown Completes His Acceptance Speech In The Press Room

Parade has won the 2023 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. During his acceptance speech, composer Jason Robert Brown was cut off by the orchestra while discussing the show's legacy. In his visit to the press room, the acclaimed composer shared what we missed on the Tony telecast.

What Michael Arden Said During His Censored Tony Awards Acceptance Speech

When Michael Arden accepted his Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for staging the new revival of Parade on Broadway, he was censored while discussing his upbringing. Read what he said during the acceptance speech!

PARADE Wins 2023 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical

Parade has won the 2023 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.


Jay Armstrong Johnson's next show will be Parade which opens on 3/16/2023 on Broadway.

Jay Armstrong Johnson has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

Jay Armstrong Johnson has not appeared in the West End

Jay Armstrong Johnson has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for his role in "Scotland, PA" and at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the same production. Additionally, he has been recognized as a Theatre Finalist for another undisclosed production.

Jay Armstrong Johnson has won the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his performance in "Scotland, PA".

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