Written, scored and performed byMatt Sax
Additional music byJon Schmidt and Johnny Williams
Developed in collaboration with and directed byEric Rosen

The Duke on 42nd Street

CLAY was the first show presented by LCT3, Lincoln Center Theater's programming initiative devoted to producing the work of new artists and building new audiences.

A one-man hip-hop musical written and performed by Matt Sax and directed by Eric Rosen, CLAY tells the coming-of-age story of Clifford, a suburban boy who escapes his fractured family and finds a mentor in Sir John, a master of the spoken word. Clifford becomes hip-hop star Clay, but he discovers that he can't escape his past.

The U.S. Premiere of CLAY was produced in 2006 by About Face Theatre and Lookingglass Theatre Company, Chicago, Illinois.

Clay On the LCT Blog