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Jay Cranford

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Jean Prouvaire [Replacement]






Jay Cranford News

ANNIE Brings the Sun Out at White Theatre Photo ANNIE Brings the Sun Out at White Theatre
by Alan Portner - Jul 15, 2021

Now running on the stage of the White Theatre at the Jewish Community Center’s Overland Park campus is a very credible production of 1977’s “Annie.” It is the first new, full, live, Broadway Style indoor production to tread the boards of this very nice auditorium in sixteen months.

GODSPELL Kicks Off Starlight's 2021 Advent Health Broadway Series Photo GODSPELL Kicks Off Starlight's 2021 Advent Health Broadway Series
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 11, 2021

Starlight welcomes Godspell to its stage for the very first time Tuesday, June 22 – Sunday, June 27.

GODSPELL to Kick Off Starlight's 2021 AdventHealth Broadway Series June 22-27 Photo GODSPELL to Kick Off Starlight's 2021 AdventHealth Broadway Series June 22-27
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2021

Starlight will welcome Godspell to its stage for the very first time Tuesday, June 22 – Sunday, June 27. This refreshing retelling of the Gospel of Matthew is a sensational musical production that is uplifting, celebratory and fun. Godspell includes songs by Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz, such as the popular hit “Day by Day.”

Kansas State Theatre's Kansas Theatre Works Podcast Presents ONE DEAD, ONE DYING Photo Kansas State Theatre's Kansas Theatre Works Podcast Presents ONE DEAD, ONE DYING
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2020

K-State Theatrea??s Kansas Theatre Works Podcast will present One Dead, One Dying by Laura Camien.

Spinning Tree Theatre to Conclude the 2019-20 Season with LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Photo Spinning Tree Theatre to Conclude the 2019-20 Season with LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 6, 2020

Spinning Tree Theatre will conclude the 2019-20 season April 17 - May 3 with Broadway musical La Cage aux Folles. The 1983 musical, based on the 1973 French play of the same name by Jean Poiret, has music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and book by Harvey Fierstein. La Cage aux Folles won the 1984 Tony Award for Best Musical, and both Broadway revivals (2005 and 2010) won Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Musical.

BWW Review: CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES at New Theatre & Restaurant Photo BWW Review: CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES at New Theatre & Restaurant
by Alan Portner - Feb 15, 2020

It doesn't much matter whether you happen to be Lutheran, Catholic, another flavor of Protestant, Jewish, or Muslim. All places of worship surely have CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES like these.

Spinning Tree Theatre Presents the Kansas City Premiere of GIRLFRIEND Photo Spinning Tree Theatre Presents the Kansas City Premiere of GIRLFRIEND
by Stephi Wild - Jan 2, 2020

Spinning Tree Theatre continues 2019-20 season January 24 a?" February 9 with rock musical Girlfriend. Kansas City premiere, based on Matthew Sweet's 1991 hit rock album by the same name, has music/lyrics by Sweet and book by Todd Almond.

Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards Photo Winners Announced for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards
by Alan Henry - Jan 9, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and voted on by you - the local theatergoers!

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Kansas City Awards! Photo Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Kansas City Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Kansas City Awards! Photo Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Kansas City Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Jay Cranford Videos

STAGE TUBE: Muny LES MIZ Spoofs Colm Wilkinson 'Goat' Spoof
by Robert Diamond - Jul 21, 2013

In honor of the Muny's sold out run of LES MISERABLES, which plays its final performance tonight in St. Louis, Enjolras (Bobby Conte Thorton) and always-game Valjean (Hugh Panaro) recorded their own version of the viral video mashup of Colm Wilkinson, and a goat. Yes a goat. Check both out below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch More Highlights from LES MISERABLES at the MUNY!
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2013

The audience erupted in applause Monday night at the end of the opening of the Muny's production of LES MISERABLES, resulting in the venue's first, complete standing ovation before the curtain call in recent memory. BroadwayWorld brings you even more highlights from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: LES MISERABLES Starts a Revolution at the MUNY- Watch Highlights of Norm Lewis, Hugh Panaro & More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2013

The audience erupted in applause last night at the end of the opening of the Muny's production of LES MISERABLES, resulting in the venue's first, complete standing ovation before the curtain call in recent memory. We've got the first photos from the production below and if you haven't gotten your tickets yet, do so, as we're told it's selling briskly! BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: 'One Day More' Sneak Peek at Norm Lewis & More in LES MIZ at the Muny
by Robert Diamond - Jul 15, 2013

In the video below, get a sneak peek at LES MISERABLES rehearsal with the cast singing 'One Day More.'

STAGE TUBE: Preview EVERYDAY RAPTURE at KC's Unicorn Theatre
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2012

Everyday Rapture plays now through June 10th at Kansas City's Unicorn Theatre, starring Katie Gilchrist as Sherie Rene Scott. The show is directed by Jerry Jay Cranford with musical direction by Jeremy Watson and also features Chioma Anyanwu, Christina Burton and Bryan LaFave. This is the first production in the nation since Sherie premiered the show on Broadway. Watch a video preview with clips from the show and interviews with Gilchrist, Cranford and more below!


Jay Cranford Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jay Cranford been in?
Jay Cranford has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Jay Cranford been in?
Jay Cranford has not appeared in the West End