J.B. McLendon

Actor. Creative.

J.B. McLendon *

Actor/Singer/Director/Stage Manager

Originally from Annapolis, MD, J.B. holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Syracuse University.  He spent 16 years in NYC after graduating, and in that time acted, directed, wrote, stage managed (and bartended) until making Key West his home in 2007. He made his Key West stage debut as André Thibault in the Waterfront Playhouse’s 2011 production of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS. Since then he has performed in the IT TAKES TWO Duets concert at the Waterfront, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY at the Red Barn Theater, and Gangster #2 in the Key West Pops production of KISS ME KATE at the Tennessee Williams with Susan Powell and Richard White.  Performing highlights include MEN: The Musical (Man #5) at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and playing “The Waiter” in DAME EDNA: THE ROYAL TOUR on Broadway.  Production credits include ROBIN HOOD for KEYS KIDS (Director), CLOSER THAN EVER and JOSEPH… (Director/Choreographer) and being a PA on the pre-Broadway workshops of THE BABY AND JOHNNY PROJECT (Dirty Dancing), and MARTIN SHORT: FAME BECOMES ME.  An accomplished playwright, his first full length play, THE PRESENT, was produced in NYC, Los Angeles, and his hometown of Annapolis, MD, and he is in the process of completing his second, FALLING ON DEAF EARS.  He will be seen this season at the Waterfront in S’WONDERFUL – AN EVENING OF GERSHWIN, as Clown #2 in THE 39 STEPS and as Gangster #2 in THE DROWSY CHAPERONE.  He has a proficiency for numeric characters.

*J.B. is a member of Actors’ Equity Association.

Latest News

The latest happenings at The Waterfront Playhouse.

waterfront playhouse key west theatre - The Informer

Don’t Miss Out – Only 2 Days Left For The Informer

  Only 2 Days Remain to see our first On The Edge performance of The Informer Limited Seats Remain. Get Your Tickets Today The Informer, is one of several short plays that Brecht wrote. A little different in style, it is the story of a [...]

The Rocky Horror Show Is SOLD OUT

The Rocky Horror Show Is Now Sold Out We look forward to seeing everyone out at the theatre during Fantasy Fest [...]

Dinning Specials For ALL Waterfront Playhouse Members!

Another Great Perk Of A Waterfront Playhouse Membership Our Dinning Specials partnerships entitle our members t [...]

Follow us on Instagram

@waterfrontplayhouse

sem, dapibus Sed libero Curabitur commodo Phasellus adipiscing vulputate, Aenean libero et,