Jay Johnson's Two and Only
- Date: 06/02/2018 2:30 AM - 10:00 PM
- Location: Uptown Theater
120 E. Main Street
Grand Prairie, Texas 75050
The internationally renowned ventriloquist and actor, Jay Johnson, best known for his role on the television show Soap will be bringing his Tony Award winning performance of Two and Only to the Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main Street in downtown Grand Prairie, on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Jay Johnson made his Broadway debut at the Helen Hayes Theatre starring in the show he wrote and performed entitled Jay Johnson: The Two and Only. It won him the 2007 Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event. Four months before the Broadway opening, Jay Johnson: The Two and Only played the Colony Theatre where it won the Los Angeles Ovation Award for Best Solo Show. The show was originally produced Off-Broadway the previous season at Atlantic Theater Company where it earned rave reviews and a Lucille Lortel Award nomination. Jay is a writer, comic, ventriloquist, poet, magician and puppeteer. He has written and performed in television specials for NBC, CBS, HBO and made hundreds of appearances on variety specials and talk shows like The Tonight Show (with Jay Leno and Johnny Carson) and The David Letterman Show. He has been featured in more than 30 national commercials. His acting credits include many appearances on dramatic and comedy shows that have come and gone. But he is best remembered for his role as the schizophrenic ventriloquist “Chuck and Bob” on the classic ABC television comedy Soap.
To purchase tickets, visit UptownTheaterGP.com or call the box office at 972-237-8786.