- (April 2006 - May 2006) Judyann Elder starred in the West Coast premiere of the play "The Story" written by Tracey Scott Wilson (International City Theatre at Long Beach Performing Arts Center - Long Beach, CA).
- (September 1976 - December 1976) Judyann Elder starred with Billy Dee Williams in the Broadway play "I Have a Dream" (Ambassador Theatre, New York, NY).
- (October 24 to 26, 2016) She acted in Hattie Winston's play, "The Slave Narratives: A Mighty, Mighty People," in a Bonnie Franklin's Classic Contemporary American Production at the Broad Stage Theatre in Santa Monica, California with Yvette Cason, John Cothran, Brent Jennings, Jennifer Leigh Warren, Richard Grant and Hattie Winston in the cast. Jenny Sullivan was director. Harold Wheeler was music director and pianist. Mark Cargill was violinist. Vanessa Brown was percussionist. David Beaudry was sound designer. Emma Tammi was projection designer.