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James A. Pierce III

 
Bio:
2020 AUDELCO Award Winner for Featured Actor in a Musical(The Dark Star From Harlem; La Mama E.T.C) 9 Year BROADWAY Veteran: Anastasia(Original Broadway Cast), The Lion King NY THEATRE: The Legend of the Waitress & the Robber(PS21/Dixon Place), Jubilee for a New Vision(MCC Theatre) Members of the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
2020 AUDELCO Award Winner for Featured Actor in a Musical(The Dark Star From Harlem; La Mama E.T.C) 9 Year BROADWAY Veteran: Anastasia(Original Broadway Cast), The Lion King NY THEATRE: The Legend of the Waitress & the Robber(PS21/Dixon Place), Jubilee for a New Vision(MCC Theatre) Members of the ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
Colony Theatre World Premiere, 2020
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Ensemble
Von Rothbart
Ensemble [Replacement]
Von Rothbart [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Photos

''Silence is a Sound'' by Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko    Performed by Ianne Fields Stewart a Photo

''Silence is a Sound'' by Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko Performed by Ianne Fields Stewart and James A. Pierce III Photo credit: Sachyn Mital

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Date:
02/22/2022
''Silence is a Sound'' by Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko    Performed by Ianne Fields Stewart a Photo

''Silence is a Sound'' by Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko Performed by Ianne Fields Stewart and James A. Pierce III Photo credit: Sachyn Mital

From: 
Date:
02/22/2022
 Alan Wiggins, James A. Pierce III, Arbender Robinson, Donna Doiron and Sheryl McCall Photo

Alan Wiggins, James A. Pierce III, Arbender Robinson, Donna Doiron and Sheryl McCallum

From: 
Date:
09/04/2012
 Celine Taylor, Chondra L. Profit and James A. Pierce III Photo

Celine Taylor, Chondra L. Profit and James A. Pierce III

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Date:
09/04/2012

 

Stage

Performances
  [Regional (US)]
Colony Theatre World Premiere, 2020
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Ensemble

Von Rothbart

Ensemble [Replacement]

Von Rothbart [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

James A. Pierce III Biography

2020 AUDELCO Award Winner for Featured Actor in a Musical(The Dark Star From Harlem; La Mama E.T.C) 9 Year BROADWAY Veteran: Anastasia(Original Broadway Cast), The Lion King
NY THEATRE: The Legend of the Waitress & the Robber(PS21/Dixon Place), Jubilee for a New Vision(MCC Theatre) Members of the Choir(Chain Theatre), Kinky Choreopoems and Waafrika 123(National Queer Theater)
VIRTUAL: Powerhouse(Manhattan Repertory Theatre), Veterans’ Voices Playwrighting Presentation(New York Theatre Workshop), Training Tips with Jacoby Black(24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues), A Year in Space(Arts on Site/Dixon Place)
REGIONAL: Little Dancer(Kennedy Center), On The Town (Papermill Playhouse)
DANCE COMPANIES: Martha Graham, BalletMet Columbus, Ballet Hispanico, Ailey 2, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Adams Company Dance and Pilobolus, to name several. Jerome Robbins Scholar/Ailey Fordham BFA Graduate




James A. Pierce III News

World Premiere of Martha Clarke's GOD'S FOOL to be Presented at La MaMa in June Photo World Premiere of Martha Clarke's GOD'S FOOL to be Presented at La MaMa in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

Two legends in experimental theater – the iconic writer/director Martha Clarke and the Tony Award-winning La MaMa ETC – will collaborate for the first time when La MaMa presents the world premiere of Ms. Clarke’s newest full-length work, GOD’S FOOL.

Photos: National Queer Theater's JUBILEE FOR A NEW VISION At The Robert W. Wilson MCC Photo Photos: National Queer Theater's JUBILEE FOR A NEW VISION At The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 22, 2022

On Monday, February 21 National Queer Theater in partnership with The Dramatists Guild of America presented Jubilee for a New Vision: A Celebration of Trans and Gender Non-conforming Artists at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space, as part of Carnegie Hall’s citywide 2022 Afrofuturism Festival. 

Roger Q. Mason to Direct JUBILEE FOR A NEW VISION with Carnegie Hall's Afrofuturism F Photo Roger Q. Mason to Direct JUBILEE FOR A NEW VISION with Carnegie Hall's Afrofuturism Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2022

National Queer Theater and The Dramatists Guild of America will present Jubilee for a New Vision: A Celebration of Trans and Gender Non-conforming Artists on Monday, February 21 at 7pm at The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space (511 W 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019), presented as part of Carnegie Hall’s citywide 2022 Afrofuturism Festival.

GRAND PANORAMA By Theodora Skipitares to Have World Premiere At La MaMa ETC Photo GRAND PANORAMA By Theodora Skipitares to Have World Premiere At La MaMa ETC
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2022

La MaMa in association with Skysaver Productions presents GRAND PANORAMA – a music-theater work by Theodora Skipitares about Frederick Douglass's obsession with photography and its power to 'tell the truth' about the humanity of African-Americans during slavery – will be given its world-premiere at La MaMa, with previews beginning February 17 prior to a press opening on February 20, it has been announced by Mia Yoo, La MaMa's artistic director.

James A. Pierce III Joins Cast Of MEMBERS OF THE CHOIR Photo James A. Pierce III Joins Cast Of MEMBERS OF THE CHOIR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2021

James A. Pierce III, a 2020 AUDELCO Award winner for Featured Actor in a Musical (The Dark Star from Harlem; La Mama E.T.C.) and a 9 year Broadway Veteran (Lion King, Anastasia) returns to the New York Stage in Evan Edwards' new drama Members of the Choir, directed by Rick Hamilton.

National Queer Theater Announces Full Line Up for THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES Photo National Queer Theater Announces Full Line Up for THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021

Hosted in partnership with The 24 Hour Plays and The Dramatists Guild of America, the evening features brand-new monologues written, rehearsed and recorded in 24 hours by NQT’s New Visions Fellows, a fellowship supporting the work of Black Trans and gender non-conforming artists.

Winners Announced For 2020 AUDELCO Awards Photo Winners Announced For 2020 AUDELCO Awards
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2020

The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards occurred virtually on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7pm hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith, the AUDELCO award winning actor, best known for his “The Huey P. Newton Story” and as Smiley in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing”! and LaChanze, AUDELCO award winner for “The Secret Life of Bees” and 2006 Tony award winner for “The Color Purple”. 

2020 AUDELCO Nominations Announced Photo 2020 AUDELCO Nominations Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020

The 48th Annual Vivian Robinson AUDELCO Awards will occur virtually on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 7pm and will be hosted by Roger Guenveur Smith, the AUDELCO award winning actor, best known for his 'The Huey P. Newton Story' and as Smiley in Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing'!

Nominations Announced For the 2020 AUDELCO 'VIV' Awards - BROADBEND, ARKANSAS, THE WR Photo Nominations Announced For the 2020 AUDELCO 'VIV' Awards - BROADBEND, ARKANSAS, THE WRONG MAN, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2020

AUDELCO has announced the nominees for its 2020 'VIV' Awards, honoring excellence in Black Theatre.

TANGLED: A VIRTUAL CONCERT: An Inspiring Production In The Age Of Covid Streaming Now Photo TANGLED: A VIRTUAL CONCERT: An Inspiring Production In The Age Of Covid Streaming Now
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 9, 2020

An intense motivation and extreme passion for the arts are the main factors that lead Latinx teenager Eylisabeth Bengochea to a new solution for both performers and fans: virtual musicals. When the Covid crisis brought the arts to a screeching halt, she knew something had to be done to ensure that theater stayed alive, something unique that would engage the audience of young theatre lovers and reignite their enthusiasm in the arts.

James A. Pierce III Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The German Cast of ANASTASIA Singing 'In A Crowd of Thousa VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At The German Cast of ANASTASIA Singing 'In A Crowd of Thousands'
by Alan Henry - Feb 11, 2019

In the video below, watch as Judith Caspari (Anya) Milan van Waardenburg (Dimitri) sing 'In A Crowd Of Thousands' from the upcoming Germany debut of ANASTASIA!

#TBT: Taking a Journey to ANASTASIA's Past! Video#TBT: Taking a Journey to ANASTASIA's Past!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 7, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the musical adaptation of the hit animated film, Anastasia will play its final performance on Sunday, March 31, 2019 after two successful years on Broadway. In honor of the show's incredible two-year run, we're living in the land of yesterday and taking a look back at the show's Broadway opening night in April 2017.

VIDEO: Watch the Music Video For ANASTASIA's Carols For a Cure Track 'It's Just Like  VideoVIDEO: Watch the Music Video For ANASTASIA's Carols For a Cure Track 'It's Just Like Christmas'
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2018

Anastasia recently recorded the song 'It's Just Like Christmas,' featuring Christy Altomare and Zach Adkins. Altomare wrote the track, which will appear on the 2018 edition of the annual Carols for a Cure album. Watch the music video below!


James A. Pierce III Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has James A. Pierce III been in?
James A. Pierce III has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has James A. Pierce III been in?
James A. Pierce III has not appeared in the West End