Claybourne Elder Biography

Date of Birth: April 21
Gender: Male

CLAYBOURNE ELDER makes his Broadway debut as "Buck" in the upcoming Bonnie and Clyde having originated the role at La Jolla Playhouse & Asolo Rep. He recently starred to rave reviews as "Ollie" in Mois├ęs Kaufman's acclaimed adaptation of Tennessee Williams' One Arm for Tectonic Project & The New Group. He made his New York debut in the World Premiere of Sondheim's Road Show, in which he originated the role of "Hollis Bessemer"; he can also be heard on the original cast recording. He was also featured at the recent 80th Birthday Celebration Concert for Sondheim at City Center. Claybourne also originated the role of Charles Lindbergh in the US premiere of Maltby and Shire's Take Flight. Recent credits include Wolf/Cinderella's Prince in Moises Kaufman's revival of Into the Woods (Kansas City Rep).

Claybourne Elder Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

The Lortels - 2015 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical
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Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
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