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John Clay III

 
Bio:
John made his Broadway debut in Choir Boy. He's a recent graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and most recently appeared in New York City Center's Encores! production of Grand Hotel. Clay has received numerous awards and accolades including the John Arthur Kennedy Award and the International ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
John made his Broadway debut in Choir Boy. He's a recent graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and most recently appeared in New York City Center's Encores! production of Grand Hotel. Clay has received numerous awards and accolades including the John Arthur Kennedy Award and the International ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2019
Anthony Justin "AJ" James
  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores! Revival, 2018
Performer


John Clay III TV Shows

Power Book III: Raising Kanan
 
[2021-2022]
Worrell

John Clay III Biography

John made his Broadway debut in Choir Boy. He's a recent graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and most recently appeared in New York City Center's Encores! production of Grand Hotel. Clay has received numerous awards and accolades including the John Arthur Kennedy Award and the International Musical Theatre Award.

John Clay III Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Feature Actor in a Play
John Clay III, Choir Boy

John Clay III News

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of A RAISIN IN THE SUN at The Public Theater Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of A RAISIN IN THE SUN at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2022

A Raisin in the Sun has officially opened at The Public Theater! Written by Lorraine Hansberry and directed by Tony Award nominee Robert O'Hara, this revival marks Hansberry's Public Theater debut as the theater's Astor Place home celebrates its 55th season producing work by groundbreaking artists. See photos from opening night here!

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On A RAISIN IN THE SUN Starring Tonya Pinkins, Franc Photo Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On A RAISIN IN THE SUN Starring Tonya Pinkins, Francois Battiste & More
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 25, 2022

The Public Theater's revival of A Raisin In The Sun written by Lorraine Hansberry and directed by Tony Award nominee Robert O'Hara, is officially open at The Public Theater! See what the critics had to say!

A RAISIN IN THE SUN Postpones Opening Night Photo A RAISIN IN THE SUN Postpones Opening Night
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2022

A Raisin in the Sun has postponed its opening night to October 25 due to COVID-related performance cancellations last week.

Photos: First Look at Tonya Pinkins, Francois Battiste & More in A RAISIN IN THE SUN Photo Photos: First Look at Tonya Pinkins, Francois Battiste & More in A RAISIN IN THE SUN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2022

The Public Theater's revival of A RAISIN IN THE SUN written by Lorraine Hansberry and directed by Tony Award nominee Robert O'Hara, now in previews, will officially open on Wednesday, October 19, and run through Sunday, November 6. Get a first look at photos here!

Lorraine Hansberry Statue 'To Sit A While' to Return to New York at Astor Place Durin Photo Lorraine Hansberry Statue 'To Sit A While' to Return to New York at Astor Place During A RAISIN IN THE SUN Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2022

During A RAISIN IN THE SUN’s preview performances through Opening Night, theatergoers will be able to visit To Sit A While, a statue of Lorraine Hansberry by sculptor Alison Saar, at Astor Place.

Hanna Berggren to Present MY FAVORITE SINGS at The Green Room 42 in October Photo Hanna Berggren to Present MY FAVORITE SINGS at The Green Room 42 in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2022

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Hanna Berggren in Hanna Berggren: My Favorite Sings Friday October  7th, 2022, at 9:30PM. Join Hanna, one of New York’s most exciting young emerging artists, for a one-night only concert.

Photos: See Tonya Pinkins, Francois Battiste & More in Rehearsals for A RAISIN IN THE Photo Photos: See Tonya Pinkins, Francois Battiste & More in Rehearsals for A RAISIN IN THE SUN at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2022

A Raisin in the Sun, featuring Tonya Pinkins as Lena Younger, Francois Battiste as Walter Lee Younger, and more will begin performances in the Newman Theater with a Joseph Papp Free Performance on Tuesday, September 27 and will run through Sunday, November 6. See rehearsal photos here!

Francois Battiste, Tonya Pinkins & More to Star in A RAISIN IN THE SUN at The Public  Photo Francois Battiste, Tonya Pinkins & More to Star in A RAISIN IN THE SUN at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2022

The Public Theater has announced casting for the upcoming revival of A RAISIN IN THE SUN written by Lorraine Hansberry and directed by Tony Award nominee Robert O’Hara. The cast of A RAISIN IN THE SUN will include Francois Battiste (Walter Lee Younger), Tonya Pinkins (Lena Younger), and more.

2022 Illinois High School Musical Theatre Award Recipients Announced Photo 2022 Illinois High School Musical Theatre Award Recipients Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

 In celebration of outstanding achievement in high school musical theatre performances, Broadway In Chicago has announced the award recipients of the 11th Annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards.

Excellence in Theatre Education Award Will Return to the Tony Awards Next Year Photo Excellence in Theatre Education Award Will Return to the Tony Awards Next Year
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University today announced the Excellence in Theatre Education Award will return to the Tony Awards next year. The Excellence in Theatre Education Award was co-founded by The Tony Awards and CMU in 2014 to recognize extraordinary K-12 arts and theatre educators.

John Clay III Videos

VIDEO: CHOIR BOY Cast Performs 'Rockin' Jerusalem' at the TONY AWARDS Videoplay
VIDEO: CHOIR BOY Cast Performs 'Rockin' Jerusalem' at the TONY AWARDS

by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

The men of Choir Boy showcase their impressive choreography in a captivating performance of 'Rockin' Jerusalem' during the 73rd Annual Tony Awards!

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet with the Company of CHOIR BOY Videoplay
BWW TV: On the Red Carpet with the Company of CHOIR BOY

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 9, 2019

Make a joyful noise! Last night, January 8, Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Choir Boy. BroadwayWorld was there catching up with the company as they celebrated the big night. See what they had to say below!

BWW TV: Get an Inside Look at CHOIR BOY Videoplay
BWW TV: Get an Inside Look at CHOIR BOY

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 4, 2019

Check out the video below for a look inside Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Choir Boy, written by Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney

BWW TV: CHOIR BOY Cast Sings Out in In Rehearsals- Meet the Company! Videoplay
BWW TV: CHOIR BOY Cast Sings Out in In Rehearsals- Meet the Company!

by TV - Press Previews - Nov 21, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the Broadway premiere of Choir Boy, by Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight, The Brother/Sister Plays) and directed by Drama Desk Award nominee Trip Cullman (Lobby Hero, Significant Other, Murder Ballad).


John Clay III Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Clay III been in?
John Clay III has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has John Clay III been in?
John Clay III has not appeared in the West End

What awards has John Clay III been nominated for?
Outstanding Feature Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Choir Boy .