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Birth Place:
Paterson, New Jersey
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Jay has been acting most of his life. He trained at Western Michigan Univeristy in Kalamazoo, MI majoring in their BFA Musical Theatre Performance program. After college, he moved to New York City, where he booked his first National Tour with Cameron Mackintosh's Miss Saigon. He traveled the ... (read more)
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@jay_donnell - 8/15/19 01:34pm Loved waking up to all the love, fam! Time to spread all of this beautiful #melanin around the country! Hope to see… https://


@jay_donnell - 8/13/19 02:06am I adore you mucho! In nyc next month!


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Birth Place: Paterson, New Jersey

Bio:
Jay has been acting most of his life. He trained at Western Michigan Univeristy in Kalamazoo, MI majoring in their BFA Musical Theatre Performance program. After college, he moved to New York City, where he booked his first National Tour with Cameron Mackintosh's Miss Saigon. He traveled the ... (read more)
Tamyra Gray, Courtnee Carter, Philip Boykin To Lead ONCE ON THIS ISLAND National Tour; Full Casting AnnouncedTamyra Gray, Courtnee Carter, Philip Boykin To Lead ONCE ON THIS ISLAND National Tour; Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

Cast members from the Broadway company will lead the national tour of 2017 Broadway revival of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND! (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Paper Mill's MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASIONReview Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Paper Mill's MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice is now on stafe. My Very Own British Invasion will continue through Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Celebrates Opening Night at Paper Mill PlayhousePhoto Coverage: MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Celebrates Opening Night at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 11, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice. The show officially opened last night, and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

BWW Review: MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION at Paper Mill Playhouse Hits All the Right NotesBWW Review: MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION at Paper Mill Playhouse Hits All the Right Notes
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 11, 2019

You don't have to remember the '60's scene to relish 'My Very Own British Invasion' at Paper Mill Playhouse. Theatergoers of all ages will be engaged by this new musical. The exciting world premiere hits all the right notes. It is expertly directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell with the finest musical direction by Lon Hoyt. The book, written by Rick Elice, has an enthralling storyline. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Takes Opening Night BowsPhoto Coverage: MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Takes Opening Night Bows
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 11, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice. The show officially opened last night, and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos of the cast taking their opening bows below! (more...)

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by Stephanie Wild - Feb 5, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Catch up on the latest Broadway news below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Paper Mill Hops the Pond with MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASIONPhoto Flash: Paper Mill Hops the Pond with MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice. My Very Own British Invasion will continue through Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION at Paper Mill PlayhouseVIDEO: Get A First Look At MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher). My Very Own British Invasion is produced in association with Hal Luftig, Craig Haffner and Rodney Rigby. My Very Own British Invasion will continue through Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Get a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Begins Performances At Paper Mill Playhouse TomorrowMY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Begins Performances At Paper Mill Playhouse Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award winner Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher). My Very Own British Invasion is produced in association with Hal Luftig, Craig Haffner and Rodney Rigby. My Very Own British Invasion begins performances TOMORROW, Thursday, January 31, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). My Very Own British Invasion is generously supported by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation and sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2018-2019 season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank. (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASIONVIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher). My Very Own British Invasion is produced in association with Hal Luftig, Craig Haffner and Rodney Rigby. My Very Own British Invasion will begin performances Thursday, January 31, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). (more...)

BWW TV: Travel Back to the 60's with a Sneak Peek of MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION at Paper Mill Playhouse!BWW TV: Travel Back to the 60's with a Sneak Peek of MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION at Paper Mill Playhouse!
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 21, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse will soon present the world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher). My Very Own British Invasion is produced in association with Hal Luftig, Craig Haffner and Rodney Rigby. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Cast of MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Meets The PressPhoto Coverage: Cast of MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Meets The Press
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 16, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher). My Very Own British Invasion is produced in association with Hal Luftig, Craig Haffner and Rodney Rigby. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Paper Mill's MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASIONPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of Paper Mill's MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher). (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Announces Cast and Creative Team for Jerry Mitchell-Directed MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASIONPaper Mill Playhouse Announces Cast and Creative Team for Jerry Mitchell-Directed MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting and the creative team for the world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award winner Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher).  My Very Own British Invasion is produced in association with Hal Luftig, Craig Haffner and Rodney Rigby.   (more...)

Photo Flash: THE COLOR PURPLE Celebrates Opening Night at Paper MillPhoto Flash: THE COLOR PURPLE Celebrates Opening Night at Paper Mill
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse's production of The Color Purple, directed by Tony Award-winner John Doyle celebrated opening night last night! Check out the photos below. (more...)

Review Roundup: Paper Mill Playhouse Presents THE COLOR PURPLEReview Roundup: Paper Mill Playhouse Presents THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Paper Mill Playhouse's The Color Purple, directed by Tony Award-winner John Doyle. The Color Purple is the Tony Award-winning musical revival based upon the novel written by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment motion picture with a book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. (more...)

BWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE at Paper Mill Playhouse is a Stirring and Powerful MusicalBWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE at Paper Mill Playhouse is a Stirring and Powerful Musical
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 1, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse is opening their 80th Anniversary season with a stirring musical production of The Color Purple that features brilliant direction and musical staging by Tony Award winner John Doyle with wonderful musical direction by Darryl Archibald. The show has a remarkable, stellar cast whose acting and vocal talents will take your breath away. (more...)

Photo Flash: Paper Mill Playhouse Presents THE COLOR PURPLEPhoto Flash: Paper Mill Playhouse Presents THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Paper Mill Playhouse's The Color Purple, directed by Tony Award-winner John Doyle. The Color Purple is the Tony Award-winning musical revival based upon the novel written by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment motion picture with a book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look At THE COLOR PURPLE at Paper Mill PlayhouseVIDEO: First Look At THE COLOR PURPLE at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Paper Mill Playhouse's The Color Purple, directed by Tony Award-winner John Doyle. The Color Purple is the Tony Award-winning musical revival based upon the novel written by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros.Amblin Entertainment motion picture with a book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE Begins Performances Tonight At Paper Mill PlayhouseTHE COLOR PURPLE Begins Performances Tonight At Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director), recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award in 2016, launches its 80th milestone season with The Color Purple, directed by Tony Award-winner John Doyle. The Color Purple is the Tony Award-winning musical revival based upon the novel written by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment motion picture with a book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. Cast members from the 2015 Broadway revival lead the Paper Mill Playhouse company, including Adrianna Hicks (Aladdin, Sister Act - Germany) as Celie, Carla R. Stewart (Ghost - National Tour, Rent - Regional) as Shug Avery and Carrie Compere (Holler If You Hear Me, Shrek the Musical - National Tour) as Sofia. (more...)

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