Jeffrey Blair Cornell

For the 2021/22 Season—
THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH: Announcer / Homer / Broadcast Official / Mr. Tremayne
YOGA PLAY: John Dale and others
A WRINKLE IN TIME: Father/Ensemble

PlayMakers: This marks Jeff’s 27th season with PlayMakers. Recently: Brutus in “Julius Caesar,” Father in “Ragtime,” Uncle Peck in “How I Learned to Drive,” Sipos in “She Loves Me,” and Darren (the Woodchuck) in “Bewilderness.” Some favorites: Henry Higgins in “My Fair Lady,” Caliban in “The Tempest,” Colonel Brandon in “Sense and Sensibility,” Roy Cohn in “Angels in America” and Herr Schultz in “Cabaret.”

New York: “Two by Two,” “Down to Earth,” “Serious Business.”

Regional: Guthrie Theater, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Paper Mill Playhouse, among others.

Education/Other: Carbonell Award nominations for Best Actor – “Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me” and “Falsettoland” (Caldwell Theatre – FL). Studied at HB Studios in New York with Uta Hagen, Austin Pendleton, and Elizabeth Wilson. Serves as Teaching Professor/Associate Chair in UNC’s Department of Dramatic Art.

Shows at Playmakers

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike September 17, 2014 - October 5, 2014
Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood September 12, 2018 - September 30, 2018
Native Gardens April 8, 2020 - April 26, 2020
Assassins April 2, 2014 - April 20, 2014
Imaginary Invalid October 24, 2012 - November 11, 2012
Edges of Time May 3, 2021 - May 9, 2021
Sense and Sensibility October 18, 2017 - November 5, 2017
Bewilderness January 9, 2019 - January 13, 2019
The Storyteller: A Staged Zoom Reading November 9, 2020 - November 15, 2020
Yoga Play February 23, 2022 - March 13, 2022
Trouble in Mind January 21, 2015 - February 8, 2015
Metamorphoses November 3, 2013 - December 7, 2013
The Tempest November 2, 2013 - December 8, 2013
Private Lives January 22, 2014 - February 9, 2014
Count August 23, 2017 - August 27, 2017
The Christians February 1, 2018 - March 10, 2018
Leaving Eden April 4, 2018 - April 22, 2018
She Loves Me November 14, 2018 - December 9, 2018
How I Learned to Drive April 3, 2019 - April 21, 2019
Julius Caesar March 4, 2020 - March 22, 2020
As You Like It January 8, 2022 - January 21, 2022
Peter and the Starcatcher November 18, 2015 - December 12, 2015
Sweeney Todd March 30, 2016 - April 23, 2016
The Skin of Our Teeth November 29, 2021 - December 5, 2021
A Wrinkle in Time March 30, 2022 - April 17, 2022
Cabaret April 3, 2013 - April 21, 2013
The Crucible October 19, 2016 - November 6, 2016
Ragtime November 20, 2019 - December 15, 2019
Into the Woods November 1, 2014 - December 7, 2014
An Enemy of the People February 25, 2015 - March 15, 2015
My Fair Lady April 5, 2017 - April 29, 2017