Jay Armstrong Johnson is an actor, best known for his roles in Zelda's Pepperonis (2018), It Could Be Worse (2013) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2007).
He made his debut at the theater in 2001 in a production of the musical made Peter Pan. After joining the American tour of A Chorus Line in the role of Mark, he debuted on Broadway in 2009 in the musical Hair as a member of the ensemble and the first substitute for Gavin Creel in the role of Claude. In 2010, he played the protagonist Jack Kelly in one of the first reading of the musical Newsies.
In 2011, he replaced Aaron Tveit for the part of Frank Abagnale in the musical Catch Me. In 2013, he returned to Broadway in the musical Hands on a Hard Body.