Gender
Male
Born
Jun 08, 1965
Connecticut, USA
Performer
Relations
Husband of
Susan Lyons
  • CREDITS
    The Music Man (Oct 15, 2020 - ?)
    • Also Starring: Jefferson Mays [Mayor Shinn]
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Oslo (Apr 13, 2017 - Jul 16, 2017)
    • Performer: Jefferson Mays [Terje Rød-Larsen]
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Front Page (Oct 20, 2016 - Jan 29, 2017)
    • Starring: Jefferson Mays [Bensinger]
    PlayComedyRevival
    A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder (Nov 17, 2013 - Jan 17, 2016)
    • Starring: Jefferson Mays [D'Ysquith Family]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Gore Vidal's The Best Man (Apr 01, 2012 - Sep 09, 2012)
    • Performer: Jefferson Mays [Sheldon Marcus]
    PlayRevival
    Pygmalion (Oct 18, 2007 - Dec 16, 2007)
    • Starring: Jefferson Mays [Henry Higgins]
    PlayComedyRevival
    Journey's End (Feb 22, 2007 - Jun 10, 2007)
    • Starring: Jefferson Mays [Private Mason]
    PlayDramaRevival
    I Am My Own Wife (Dec 03, 2003 - Oct 31, 2004)
    • Starring: Jefferson Mays [Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, et al.]
    PlayDramaSoloOriginal
    I Am My Own Wife (Jan 08, 2005 - Sep 11, 2005)
    • Starring: Jefferson Mays [Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, et al.]
    PlayDrama SoloOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

    2017 | Nominee  | Oslo
    Performer: Jefferson Mays
     

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

    2014 | Nominee  | A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
    Starring: Jefferson Mays

    Best Actor in a Play

    2004 | Winner  | I Am My Own Wife
    Starring: Jefferson Mays

    Drama Desk Award

    Outstanding Actor in a Musical

    2014 | Winner  | A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
    Starring: Jefferson Mays
     

    Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

    2012 | Nominee
    Jefferson Mays (for "Blood and Gifts")

    Outstanding Solo Performance

    2004 | Winner  | I Am My Own Wife
    Starring: Jefferson Mays

    Theatre World

    Award

    2004 | Recipient  | I Am My Own Wife
    Starring: Jefferson Mays
The Music Man (Oct 15, 2020 - ?)
  • Also Starring: Jefferson Mays [Mayor Shinn]
MusicalComedyRevival
Oslo (Apr 13, 2017 - Jul 16, 2017)
  • Performer: Jefferson Mays [Terje Rød-Larsen]
PlayDramaOriginal
The Front Page (Oct 20, 2016 - Jan 29, 2017)
  • Starring: Jefferson Mays [Bensinger]
PlayComedyRevival
A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder (Nov 17, 2013 - Jan 17, 2016)
  • Starring: Jefferson Mays [D'Ysquith Family]
MusicalComedyOriginal
Gore Vidal's The Best Man (Apr 01, 2012 - Sep 09, 2012)
  • Performer: Jefferson Mays [Sheldon Marcus]
PlayRevival
Pygmalion (Oct 18, 2007 - Dec 16, 2007)
  • Starring: Jefferson Mays [Henry Higgins]
PlayComedyRevival
Journey's End (Feb 22, 2007 - Jun 10, 2007)
  • Starring: Jefferson Mays [Private Mason]
PlayDramaRevival
I Am My Own Wife (Dec 03, 2003 - Oct 31, 2004)
  • Starring: Jefferson Mays [Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, et al.]
PlayDramaSoloOriginal
I Am My Own Wife (Jan 08, 2005 - Sep 11, 2005)
  • Starring: Jefferson Mays [Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, et al.]
PlayDrama SoloOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

2017 | Nominee  | Oslo
Performer: Jefferson Mays
 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

2014 | Nominee  | A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
Starring: Jefferson Mays

Best Actor in a Play

2004 | Winner  | I Am My Own Wife
Starring: Jefferson Mays

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

2014 | Winner  | A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
Starring: Jefferson Mays
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

2012 | Nominee
Jefferson Mays (for "Blood and Gifts")

Outstanding Solo Performance

2004 | Winner  | I Am My Own Wife
Starring: Jefferson Mays

Theatre World

Award

2004 | Recipient  | I Am My Own Wife
Starring: Jefferson Mays

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