Jeffrey Blair Cornell

For the 2019/20 Season—
Ragtime: Father / J.P. Morgan

PlayMakers: This marks Jeff’s 25th season with PlayMakers. Recently: 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
Assassins April 2, 2014 - April 20, 2014
Imaginary Invalid October 24, 2012 - November 11, 2012
Sense and Sensibility October 18, 2017 - November 5, 2017
Bewilderness January 9, 2019 - January 13, 2019
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
Peter and the Starcatcher November 18, 2015 - December 12, 2015
Sweeney Todd March 30, 2016 - April 23, 2016
Cabaret April 3, 2013 - April 21, 2013
The Crucible October 19, 2016 - November 6, 2016
Ragtime November 20, 2019 - December 14, 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