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Jay Armstrong Johnson: The First Time

JayArmstrongJohnsonJay Armstrong Johnson, who appeared this on stage both in a revival of “Working,” the Stephen Schwartz musical, and “Hands on a Hardbody,” the debut musical by Trey Anastasio, answers the question: What did you know you wanted to be a performer.

He also demonstrates three of the five accents he had to learn for his roles in Working. 

He was interviewed in the nominees reception for the Drama Desk Awards. Johnson and the rest of the cast of “Working” were given a special Drama Desk Award for their work as an ensemble.

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Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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