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James A. Williams

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company, 2012
Doaker
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Production, 2012
Mr. M
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Roosevelt Hicks

Photos

 Charles Randolph-Wright and his guest with Darius Dotch, Nathan Barlow and James A.  Photo

Charles Randolph-Wright and his guest with Darius Dotch, Nathan Barlow and James A. Williams

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11/23/2015
James A. Williams and Johannah Easley with  Charles Randolph-Wright Photo

James A. Williams and Johannah Easley with Charles Randolph-Wright

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Date:
11/23/2015
Michael McKean, Fritz Weaver, and James A. Williams in a scene from Unexplored Interi Photo

Michael McKean, Fritz Weaver, and James A. Williams in a scene from Unexplored Interior.

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05/21/2014
James A. Williams Photo

James A. Williams

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Date:
11/14/2012

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company, 2012
Doaker

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Production, 2012
Mr. M

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Roosevelt Hicks






James A. Williams News

Review: LEAR By Marcus Gardley At Cal Shakes Photo Review: LEAR By Marcus Gardley At Cal Shakes
by Steve Murray - Sep 15, 2022

What did our critic think of LEAR at Cal Shakes?

Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for World Premiere of Marcus Gardley's Modern Ver Photo Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for World Premiere of Marcus Gardley's Modern Verse Translation of KING LEAR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022

California Shakespeare Theater has announced the full cast and creative team for LEAR, the world premiere modern verse translation of Williams Shakespeare’s King Lear by playwright and Oakland-native Marcus Gardley.

BWW Review: PARKS: A PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG ARTIST at History Theatre Photo BWW Review: PARKS: A PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG ARTIST at History Theatre
by Jared F - Mar 25, 2022

VIDEO: Go Inside Goodman Theatre's GEM OF THE OCEAN With Director Chuck Smith Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Goodman Theatre's GEM OF THE OCEAN With Director Chuck Smith
by Stage Tube - Feb 22, 2022

ABC7 recently profiled Goodman Theatre's Gem Of The Ocean. 'It's teaming with good Black history because it tells the story of coming over from Africa, living in slavery,' Smith said. 'You're talking about individuals who experienced slavery.' Check out the video.

HIDDEN GEMS: A CELEBRATION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTISTS & ART Comes to the Goodman The Photo HIDDEN GEMS: A CELEBRATION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN ARTISTS & ART Comes to the Goodman Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2022

In celebration of Black History Month, Goodman Theatre presents its first-ever on-site art expo—Hidden Gems: A Celebration of African American Artists & Art—in conjunction with the major revival of Gem of the Ocean by August Wilson, directed by Chuck Smith.

August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN Begins January 22 at Goodman Theatre Photo August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN Begins January 22 at Goodman Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2022

Goodman Theatre kicks off the new year with a major revival of August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean—nearly two decades after the play premiered on the same stage.

Casting Announced For GEM OF THE OCEAN at the Goodman Photo Casting Announced For GEM OF THE OCEAN at the Goodman
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2021

Resident Director Chuck Smith, who served as the original production's dramaturg, directs a cast of seven—featuring Sharif Atkins (Citizen Barlow), Sydney Charles (Black Mary), Lisa Gaye Dixon (Aunt Ester), Gary Houston (Rutherford Selig), Kelvin Roston, Jr. (Caesar), A.C. Smith (Eli) and James A. Williams (Solly Two Kings).

Winners Announced for 14th Annual AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPETITION Photo Winners Announced for 14th Annual AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPETITION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021

Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company announced winners of its 14th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition National Finals,  held virtually on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 7pm ET. The first place winner was Taloria Merricks from Atlanta; second place, Taylor Jackson from Atlanta; and third place, Tyla Uzo from Los Angeles.

Playwrights' Center Works Towards A More Equitable Theater Field Through Expansion Of Photo Playwrights' Center Works Towards A More Equitable Theater Field Through Expansion Of Fellowships
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021

While the theater field remains uncertain yet cautiously optimistic that 2021 will see a return to in-person performances, there is no uncertainty around the systemic inequalities that have been exposed and amplified during the pandemic. Pre-pandemic 'business as usual' will not be enough when theaters open their doors again.

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company Continues 25th Anniversary Season By Anat Gov, Israe Photo Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company Continues 25th Anniversary Season By Anat Gov, Israeli Playwright
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2019

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC) continues its 25th Anniversary Season with O my God! by Anat Gov, translated from the Hebrew by Anthony Berris and Margalit Rodgers. 

James A. Williams Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside Goodman Theatre's GEM OF THE OCEAN With Director Chuck Smith VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Goodman Theatre's GEM OF THE OCEAN With Director Chuck Smith
by Stage Tube - Feb 22, 2022

ABC7 recently profiled Goodman Theatre's Gem Of The Ocean. 'It's teaming with good Black history because it tells the story of coming over from Africa, living in slavery,' Smith said. 'You're talking about individuals who experienced slavery.' Check out the video.

BWW TV: Signature Theatre's THE PIANO LESSON - Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 16, 2012

Signature Theatre presents The Piano Lesson by August Wilson and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The production runs through December 16 and opens November 18 in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the production below!

BWW TV: First Look at Signature's MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 24, 2012

Signature Theatre opens MY CHILDREN! MY AFRICA! by Athol Fugard and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson tonight, May 24. The production began previews May 1 and runs through June 10, 2012 in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at the Company's new home, The Pershing Square Signature Center. Production footage has just been releases and BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below!


James A. Williams Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has James A. Williams been in?
James A. Williams has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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