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James D. Stern

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Immersive, 2021]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Producer
 
[West End, 2007]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Producer
 
[West End, 2004]
Producer
 
[US Tour, 2004]
Producer
 
[Toronto, 2004]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Producer
 
[US Tour, 2003]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Associate Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Associate Producer
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Producer

James D. Stern Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Musical
James D. Stern, Leap of Faith
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Special Theatrical Event
James D. Stern, You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W. Bush
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Musical
James D. Stern, The Wedding Singer
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Musical
James D. Stern, Swing!
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Revival of a Play
James D. Stern, The Diary of Anne Frank
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Play
James D. Stern, Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992

James D. Stern News

STOMP Will Close in New York City Next Month After Nearly 29 Years Photo STOMP Will Close in New York City Next Month After Nearly 29 Years
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2022

The award-winning percussion, rhythm and comedy sensation, STOMP will end its (almost) 29-year run on January 8, 2023. STOMP's North American and European tours will continue to run.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For LEGALLY BLONDE at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For LEGALLY BLONDE at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022

All new rehearsal images have been released from Legally Blonde at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. 

Wake Up With BWW 10/6: DISNEY PRINCESS Concert Tour Cancelled, A CHRISTMAS CAROL Tour Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/6: DISNEY PRINCESS Concert Tour Cancelled, A CHRISTMAS CAROL Tour Cast, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 6, 2021

Today's top stories: Disney Princess: The Concert Tour cancels all 2021 performances, first look at Hadestown on tour, A Christmas Carol touring cast announced, and more!

SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK Will Be Developed Into a Broadway Musical Photo SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK Will Be Developed Into a Broadway Musical
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2021

Stage and screen producer and director James D. Stern has acquired the rights to develop Silver Linings Playbook- the 2012 film starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence- into a musical theater production. 

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.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for LAST CHANCE U: BASKETBALL on Netflix Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for LAST CHANCE U: BASKETBALL on Netflix
by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2021

Over the course of eight episodes, viewers will follow the East Los Angeles College Huskies (ELAC) in their high stakes chase to an unprecedented California state basketball championship.

VIDEO: John Legend Debuts New Song 'Never Break' from August Wilson Monologue Competi Photo VIDEO: John Legend Debuts New Song 'Never Break' from August Wilson Monologue Competition Documentary GIVING VOICE
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2020

Netflix has announced a new documentary chronicling the journey of six high school theatre students as they participate in the annual the August Wilson Monologue Competition.

New Netflix Documentary GIVING VOICE Chronicles the August Wilson Monologue Competiti Photo New Netflix Documentary GIVING VOICE Chronicles the August Wilson Monologue Competition
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 19, 2020

Netflix has announced a new documentary chronicling the journey of six high school theatre students as they participate in the annual the August Wilson Monologue Competition.

12th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition To Hold Virtual National Finals Celeb Photo 12th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition To Hold Virtual National Finals Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 30, 2020

Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters have announced today that the 12th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will cancel its in-person ceremony (originally scheduled for Monday, May 4th) and shift to a virtual celebration in light of the ongoing health crisis.

Festival Favorite Award From 2020 Sundance Film Festival Announced Photo Festival Favorite Award From 2020 Sundance Film Festival Announced
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 4, 2020

Sundance Institute announced¬†Giving Voice¬†as the winner of the Festival Favorite Award, selected by audience votes from the 128 features screened at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt Lake City, and Sundance, Utah, from January 23‚ÄďFebruary 2, 2020.

James D. Stern Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for LAST CHANCE U: BASKETBALL on Netflix Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for LAST CHANCE U: BASKETBALL on Netflix

by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2021

Over the course of eight episodes, viewers will follow the East Los Angeles College Huskies (ELAC) in their high stakes chase to an unprecedented California state basketball championship.

VIDEO: Netflix Unveils the Trailer For Upcoming Film COME SUNDAY Starring Chiwetel Ej Videoplay
VIDEO: Netflix Unveils the Trailer For Upcoming Film COME SUNDAY Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor

by Macon Prickett - Mar 21, 2018

From director Joshua Marston, Come Sunday stars Academy Award-nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lakeith Stanfield, Jason Segel, Condola Rashad, and Martin Sheen. It's the moving story of Bishop Carlton Pearson's personal journey from leading a religious congregation to being labeled a heretic.

VIDEO: Netfflix Reveals First Look at New Series THE DISCOVERY, Starring Robert Redford
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 22, 2017

In the blink of an eye, THE DISCOVERY has changed us all. The unraveling has begun...prepare yourself for The Discovery on Netflix Friday, March 31. Check out a first look below!

VIDEO: First Look - Robert Redford Stars in THE DISCOVERY on Netflix
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 18, 2017

Dr. Thomas Harbor ?(Robert Redford) ? has made a scientific breakthrough that shocked the world. This knowledge has thrown our lives off balance and challenged everything we know about life and death.

BWW TV Exclusive: Sneak Peek of STOMP's New TV Spot!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 16, 2013

STOMP, the award winning international sensation, is a unique combination of percussion, movement and visual comedy. STOMP has created its own inimitable, contemporary form of rhythmic expression: both household and industrial objects find new life as musical instruments in the hands of an idiosyncratic band of body percussionists. Below, we bring you an exclusive first look at a just-released television spot for the show's North American tour!

VIDEO: Tom Hanks Talks LUCKY GUY on MORNING JOE
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2013

LUCKY GUY Tony nominee Tom Hanks joined Tom Brokaw, Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Mike Barnicle on "Morning Joe" this morning to discuss the play. Check out Hanks' full 25-minute interview below!

VIDEO: Maura Tierney Chats LUCKY GUY on THE VIEW
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 11, 2013

Maura Tierney stopped by this morning's THE VIEW on ABC to promote her upcoming Broadway play LUCKY GUY. Check out her appearance below!

STAGE TUBE: First TV Spot for Tom Hanks' LUCKY GUY
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2013

Two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks makes his Broadway debut in LUCKY GUY, a new play written by three-time Academy Award nominee NORA EPHRON and directed by two-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe. LUCKY GUY begins previews at the Broadhurst Theatre on March 1st. Below, check out the first TV spot for the show!

BWW TV Exclusive: Fans React to First LEAP OF FAITH Preview on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 5, 2012

Performances for LEAP OF FAITH began on Tuesday, April 3, at The St. James Theatre. Four-time Tony nominee Ra√ļl Esparza leads the company along with Jessica Phillips, Kendra Kassebaum, Kecia Lewis-Evans, Leslie Odom, Jr., Krystal Joy Brown and Talon Ackerman. Opening night is Thursday, April 26. Check out this exclusive video below, in which the first audience members react to the show's first preview performance!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Sneak Peek Behind-the-Scenes at the Official LEAP OF FAITH Photo Shoot!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2012

Broadway's LEAP OF FAITH is new musical based on the motion picture 'Leap of Faith,' produced by Paramount Pictures Corporation and written by Janus Cercone. The musical will begin previews on Tuesday, April 3 and will open in late April at the St. James Theatre. In the video below, be bring you an exclusive first look behind-the-scenes at the official photo shoot with stars Jessica Phillips and Raul Esparza!


James D. Stern Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has James D. Stern been nominated for?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Leap of Faith , Best Special Theatrical Event (Tony Awards) for You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W. Bush , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for The Wedding Singer , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Swing! Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Diary of Anne Frank and Best Play (Tony Awards) for Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 .