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Jay Armstrong Johnson



Biography

Jay Armstrong Johnson is a native of Fort Worth, Texas where amidst the football and beer pong found a love for acting, singing, and dancing.  Jay grew up working at Casa Mañana performing such roles as John Darling in Cathy Rigby’s Peter Pan, Baby John in West Side Story, Jeffery in Godspell, and Mark in A Chorus Line. Currently, Jay can be seen understudying the roles of Claude and Woof and swinging the Tribe in the hit revival of HAIR on Broadway.  Other professional credits include Mark in the first national revival tour of A Chorus Line, Link in Hairspray (Weston Playhouse), Oklahoma!, South Pacific, and Little Shop of Horrors. Jay was also seen as the title roles of Floyd in Floyd Collins and David in King David at NYU Steinhardt.
Jay Armstrong Johnson