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John Jellison

Also Credited As: John B. Jellison
 
Bio:
Broadway: Come From Away, Motown the Musical, Memphis, All Shook Up, The Phantom of the Opera, Caroline, or Change, Oklahoma!, Putting It Together, On The Town, Paul Simon's The Capeman, Titanic, Crazy For You, Mastergate, Me And My Girl, Sunday in the Park With George, Nick and Nora, Wind in the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Come From Away, Motown the Musical, Memphis, All Shook Up, The Phantom of the Opera, Caroline, or Change, Oklahoma!, Putting It Together, On The Town, Paul Simon's The Capeman, Titanic, Crazy For You, Mastergate, Me And My Girl, Sunday in the Park With George, Nick and Nora, Wind in the ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Performer (Standby) [Replacement]
  [New York]
Manhattan Concert Production at Lincoln Center, 2015
Luther Rosser
Mr. Peavy
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Ensemble
White DJ
Mr. Collins
Gordon Grant
Mr. Simmons [Replacement]
Mr. Simmons (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Scott "Scooter" Smiley
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2006
Tom Bailey
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Performer
Doctor Patterson/Lincoln
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Sherrif Earl
Sheriff Earl
  [Broadway]
10th Anniversary Concert, 2004
Major Rizzolli
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2004
Grandpa Gellman (Standby) [Replacement]
Mr. Stopnick (Standby) [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
Sondheim Festival Production, 2002
Terry
Mr. Spencer
  [Broadway]
Reunion Concert, 2002
Captain
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Ike Skidmore [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Steve Gallup
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
The Husband (Standby)
  [New York]
Workshop, 1999
Other Roles
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer Production, 1998
Subway Bill Poster/Rajah Bimmy
New Yorker
Person of New York
Quartet
Rajah Bimmy
Subway Bill Poster
Miss Turnstiles Announcer (Understudy)
Pitkin W. Bridgework (Understudy)
Workman (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1998
Dr. Jafar Berensteiner
Dr. Jafar Berernstein
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Ensemble
The Warden
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
3rd Class Passenger [Replacement]
Isidor Straus [Replacement]
John B. Thayer [Replacement]
Performer (Swing)
3rd Officer Herbert J. Pitman (Understudy)
4th Officer Joseph Boxhall (Understudy)
Benjamin Guggenheim (Understudy)
Capt. E. J. Smith (Understudy)
Edgar Beane (Understudy)
George Widener (Understudy)
Isidor Straus (Understudy)
J. H. Rogers (Understudy)
J. J. Astor (Understudy)
John B. Thayer (Understudy)
The Major (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Reunion Concert, 1994
Man with bicycle
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Bela Zangler [Replacement]
Everett Baker [Replacement]
Bela Zangler (Understudy) [Replacement]
Eugene (Understudy) [Replacement]
Everett Baker (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1991
Msgr. Flaherty
Edward J. Connors (Understudy)
Spider Malloy (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1990
Bartender
James Blaine
Warden
Bystanders
Fairgoers
John Wilkes Booth/Proprietor/Bystander/James Garfield/Gerald Ford (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Louis
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Fireman [Replacement]
Monsieur Lefèvre [Replacement]
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Off-Off-Broadway Revival, 1987
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company Production, 1987
Performer
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1986
Constable [Replacement]
Herbert Parchester (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
Father Rabbit/Judge
Father Rabbit
Judge
Badger (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1984
Man with bicycle
Museum Assistant
Alex (Understudy) [Replacement]
Billy Webster (Understudy)
Boatman (Understudy)
Bob Greenberg (Understudy)
Charles Redmond (Understudy)
Jules (Understudy)
Louis (Understudy)
Man lying on the bank (Understudy)
Man with bicycle (Understudy)
Soldier (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Ensemble/Other Roles
Doctor
Ensemble
Alan McNally (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Arthur Ballard/Herr Koschmider/George Martin/Dick Gregory/Elton John/Bob Wooler
  [Off-Broadway]
1978
Waiter
Performer (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1977
John Cackleson/ 1st Thug
Nicholas Slobok (Understudy)

John Jellison Biography

Broadway: Come From Away, Motown the Musical, Memphis, All Shook Up, The Phantom of the Opera, Caroline, or Change, Oklahoma!, Putting It Together, On The Town, Paul Simon's The Capeman, Titanic, Crazy For You, Mastergate, Me And My Girl, Sunday in the Park With George, Nick and Nora, Wind in the Willows, Baby, Zalmen or the Madness of God and Sweet Bird of Youth. Off-Broadway: original Assassins, A New Brain, The Waves, Deathbed, Lennon. TV: "Law &Order"(s).





John Jellison News

Jenn Colella, Petrina Bromley, and Josh Breckenridge Will Return to COME FROM AWAY Fo Photo Jenn Colella, Petrina Bromley, and Josh Breckenridge Will Return to COME FROM AWAY For Final Two Weeks On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2022

COME FROM AWAY will welcome original Broadway cast members Josh Breckenridge, Petrina Bromley and Jenn Colella¬† back to ‚ÄúThe Rock‚ÄĚ for the show's final two weeks on Broadway!

Wake Up With BWW 7/22: New Queens Will Join SIX on Broadway, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/22: New Queens Will Join SIX on Broadway, and More!
by - Jul 22, 2022

Today's top stories include new casting for Six on Broadway! New queens joining the cast include Bre Jackson as Catherine of Aragon, Brennyn Lark as Catherine Parr, and two new Alternates, Ayla Ciccone-Burton and Holli' Conway. Keri René Fuller will also return as Jane Seymour.

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Performs 'Welcome to the Rock' on the TODAY SHOW Photo VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Performs 'Welcome to the Rock' on the TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - Jul 21, 2022

Watch the cast of Come From Away perform 'Wecome to the Rock' on TODAY this morning, as part of the show's Citi Music Series. The performance featured Jenn Collela, Astrid Van Wieren, Emily Walton, Sharone Sayegh, Gene Weygandt, Sharon Wheatley, Paul Whitty, Josh Breckenridge, John Jellison, Tony LePage, and more.

COME FROM AWAY to Perform on the TODAY SHOW on Thursday Photo COME FROM AWAY to Perform on the TODAY SHOW on Thursday
by Michael Major - Jul 18, 2022

COME FROM AWAY currently features Jenn Colella, Petrina Bromley, De'Lon Grant, Becky Gulsvig, Caesar Samayoa, James Seol, Q. Smith, Sharone Sayegh, Astrid Van Wieren, Emily Walton, Jim Walton, Gene Weygandt, Sharon Wheatley, Paul Whitty, Josh Breckenridge, John Jellison, Tony LePage, Monette McKay, Happy McPartlin and Julie Reiber.

COME FROM AWAY Canceled Tonight Due to Covid-19 Photo COME FROM AWAY Canceled Tonight Due to Covid-19
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022

Come From Away on Broadway has been canceled tonight due to the detection of Covid-19 cases within the company.

Photos: COME FROM AWAY Company Celebrates Becoming Longest Running Show in Schoenfeld Photo Photos: COME FROM AWAY Company Celebrates Becoming Longest Running Show in Schoenfeld Theatre History
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 16, 2022

COME FROM AWAY has become the longest-running show in the 105-year history of Broadway‚Äôs Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. To mark the milestone, West 45th Street was renamed ‚ÄúCome From A-Way‚ÄĚ for a day. Check out photos here!

COME FROM AWAY Becomes Longest Running Show in Schoenfeld Theatre History Tonight Photo COME FROM AWAY Becomes Longest Running Show in Schoenfeld Theatre History Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

Come From Away officially becomes the longest running show in the 105-year history of the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre today with its 1,544th Broadway performance, surpassing the original production of JEKYLL & HYDE.

COME FROM AWAY Will Play Final Broadway Performance This Fall Photo COME FROM AWAY Will Play Final Broadway Performance This Fall
by Alan Henry - Jun 8, 2022

After 1,670 performances and 25 previews on Broadway, the Tony & Olivier Award-winning smash hit musical COME FROM AWAY will play its final Broadway performance this fall. Find out when the show is closing, how to get tickets & more.

Tony-Nominee Jenn Colella To Return To COME FROM AWAY This Summer Photo Tony-Nominee Jenn Colella To Return To COME FROM AWAY This Summer
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 2, 2022

The Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical COME FROM AWAY will welcome original Broadway cast¬† member Jenn Colella back to ‚ÄúThe Rock‚ÄĚ as ‚ÄėBeverley/Annette & others,‚Äô this summer - a performance that earned her a 2017 Tony¬† Award nomination and Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Craig Noel, Helen Hayes and Dora Awards, for a strictly limited engagement.

Norm Lewis, Heidi Blickenstaff, Joshua Henry, and More Set For Eugene O'Neill Theatre Photo Norm Lewis, Heidi Blickenstaff, Joshua Henry, and More Set For Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center's Monte Cristo Award Gala
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2022

The evening will feature performances and remarks by Norm Lewis, Heidi Blickenstaff, Joshua Henry, Tom Kitt, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Tyler Bunch, Scott Richards, Paulette Haupt, Ellie Ellsworth and others.  

John Jellison Videos

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Performs 'Welcome to the Rock' on the TODAY SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Performs 'Welcome to the Rock' on the TODAY SHOW

by Michael Major - Jul 21, 2022

Watch the cast of Come From Away perform 'Wecome to the Rock' on TODAY this morning, as part of the show's Citi Music Series. The performance featured Jenn Collela, Astrid Van Wieren, Emily Walton, Sharone Sayegh, Gene Weygandt, Sharon Wheatley, Paul Whitty, Josh Breckenridge, John Jellison, Tony LePage, and more.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Nancy Anderson, Anthony Roach and More in Highlights of Goodspeed's GUYS & DOLLS
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2015

Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2015 season at theGoodspeed Opera House with the Broadway classic Guys and Dolls. Roll the dice on this winning musical comedy running April 10 - June 20 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn.  Check out a first look at highlights below!

VIDEO: Check Out New TV Spot for Broadway's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jul 29, 2014

Below, check out the brand new commercial for Broadway's smash hit musical, MOTOWN THE MUSICAL.

STAGE TUBE: MOTOWN's Jackson 5 Perform on WENDY WILLIAMS
by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's "Jackson 5," led by Raymond Luke Jr. as Michael Jackson, visited Wendy Williams' hit daytime show for a live performance of a medley of Jackson 5 songs and to give Wendy some advice for her upcoming Broadway debut in Chicago. Check out their performance and interview below!

STAGE TUBE: The Contours from MOTOWN Perform 'Do You Love Me' on KATIE
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's 'The Contours,' led by Broadway triple threat Eric LaJuan Summers, visited Katie Couric's new nationally syndicated afternoon talk show 'Katie' for a special performance of the Motown hit song 'Do You Love Me,' and to teach America's sweetheart 'The Mashed Potato!' Click below to watch the performance!

VIDEO: Tony-Nominee Valisia LeKae Talks MOTOWN on NBC's THE GRIO
by Stage Tube - May 28, 2013

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL's Tony Award nominated leading lady Valisia LeKae, who stars in the new hit musical based on the life of Motown founder Berry Gordy, recently sat down with NBC's "The Grio" host Chris Witherspoon for a special segment on portraying the legendary Diana Ross for the first time ever on a Broadway stage and playing to standing ovations in the biggest box office hit of the season. Check out LeKae's interview below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - WNBC to Air MOTOWN 'Making Of' Special Tomorrow
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2013

MOTOWNGo behind the scenes of the hit new Broadway show MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. WNBC will air a thirty minute "making of" special this Saturday, May 18that 7:00PM, featuring interviews with the stars and creative team, as well as exclusive opening night and backstage footage from the show. Tune into WNBC Channel 4 in the New York metropolitan area.

STAGE TUBE: Berry Gordy Talks MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2013

'CBS Sunday Morning' host Anthony Mason sat down with Motown founder Berry Gordy to discuss his world premiere Broadway production of MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL and the history of the legendary record label for a rare and exclusive profile that aired this Sunday, March 31. Watch the complete television segment below, in addition to a special web exclusive video interview about the origin of the iconic song 'Do You Love Me?'!

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of MOTOWN's Photo Shoot!
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2013

With MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL less than two weeks away from starting previews, the cast posed for an extensive photo shoot. In this video, the stars not only don the costumes and pose, but they also discuss about this 'magical' show, including what it takes to become their characters, and how this show is 'Motown authentically on Broadway.'

BWW TV: Chatting with Brandon Victor Dixon, Valisia LeKae and the Cast of MOTOWN; Plus a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 7, 2013

The cast and creative team just met the press earlier today, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole gang. Check out what they had you say and watch a special performance preview below!


John Jellison Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Jellison been in?
John Jellison has appeared on Broadway in 20 shows.

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