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James Graham

 
Bio:
James Graham's work includes the HBO and Channel 4 drama "Brexit" starring Benedict Cumberbatch. He had two plays running concurrently in London's West End: Labour of Love, which won Best New Comedy at the Olivier Awards 2018, alongside INK nominated for Best Play the same year. Other theatre work ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
James Graham's work includes the HBO and Channel 4 drama "Brexit" starring Benedict Cumberbatch. He had two plays running concurrently in London's West End: Labour of Love, which won Best New Comedy at the Olivier Awards 2018, alongside INK nominated for Best Play the same year. Other theatre work ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1916
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[Broadway, 2015]
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Photos

Theatre Marquee for Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of James Graham's "Ink Photo

Theatre Marquee for Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of James Graham's "Ink" , directed by Rupert Goold, and starring Bertie Carvel and Jonny Lee Miller at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on April 22, 2019 in New York City.

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James Graham, Jonny Lee Miller, Rupert Goold abd Bertie Carvel Photo

James Graham, Jonny Lee Miller, Rupert Goold abd Bertie Carvel

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04/25/2019
James Graham, Bertie Carvel and Rupert Goold Photo

James Graham, Bertie Carvel and Rupert Goold

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04/25/2019
Lynne Meadow, James Graham, Jonny Lee Miller, Rupert Goold, Bertie Carvel and Barry G Photo

Lynne Meadow, James Graham, Jonny Lee Miller, Rupert Goold, Bertie Carvel and Barry Grove

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04/25/2019
Theatre Marquee for Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of James Graham's "Ink Photo

Theatre Marquee for Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of James Graham's "Ink" , directed by Rupert Goold, and starring Bertie Carvel and Jonny Lee Miller at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on April 22, 2019 in New York City.

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04/22/2019

 

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  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1916
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James Graham Biography

James Graham's work includes the HBO and Channel 4 drama "Brexit" starring Benedict Cumberbatch. He had two plays running concurrently in London's West End: Labour of Love, which won Best New Comedy at the Olivier Awards 2018, alongside INK nominated for Best Play the same year. Other theatre work includes This House at the National Theatre and West End, 2016. Privacy transferred from Donmar Warehouse to The Public Theater in 2016. "The Vote" was broadcast live on the U.K. election night in 2015 and nominated for a BAFTA. James wrote the book for the Broadway musical Finding Neverland. His screenwriting includes the political drama "Coalition" (Channel 4) winner of the Royal Television Society award for Best Single Drama. His first feature film X+Y was selected at the Toronto International Film Festival 2014.

James Graham Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Play
James Graham, Ink

James Graham News

Two World Premieres, SOMETHING ROTTEN, JERSEY BOYS & More Announced for Circuit Playh Photo Two World Premieres, SOMETHING ROTTEN, JERSEY BOYS & More Announced for Circuit Playhouse, Inc. 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

¬†Circuit Playhouse, Inc., the organization that includes The Circuit Playhouse, TheatreWorks @ the Square, and Playhouse on the Square will celebrate 55 years of professional live theatre in Memphis‚Äô Performing Arts District ‚Äď Overton Square.

Return Engagement of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST With Jade Jones & Evan Ruggiero Announced f Photo Return Engagement of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST With Jade Jones & Evan Ruggiero Announced for Olney Theatre 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

Olney Theatre Center announced its 84th season today, unveiling plans for seven theatrical productions that will serve as the tentpoles for an increasingly diverse slate of cultural offerings.

BWW Interview: Elliot Levey Talks CABARET at the Kit Kat Club Photo BWW Interview: Elliot Levey Talks CABARET at the Kit Kat Club
by Fiona Scott - Apr 20, 2022

Elliot Levey recently won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role Olivier Award for his portrayal of Herr Schultz in Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club. We spoke with Levey about his career and being nominated.

ODC Kicks Off Summer With State Of Play Festival Of Dance in June Photo ODC Kicks Off Summer With State Of Play Festival Of Dance in June
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2022

State of Play features two weeks of activities across ODC's two-building campus, including nine world or regional premieres, seven works-in-progress by performing artists from across the country plus an array of free activities.

Olney Theatre and Round House Theatre to Co-Produce Local Premieres of FELA! and INK Photo Olney Theatre and Round House Theatre to Co-Produce Local Premieres of FELA! and INK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

Olney Theatre Center and Round House Theatre will produce the Broadway musical Fela! (July 7, 2023 - August 13, 2023) on the Olney Mainstage and will mount James Graham’s Tony-nominated play Ink on Round House’s Bethesda stage during the 2023-24 season.

Olney Theatre and Roundhouse Theatre to Co-Produce Local Premieres of INK and FELA! Photo Olney Theatre and Roundhouse Theatre to Co-Produce Local Premieres of INK and FELA!
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022

Montgomery County’s two leading theatre companies are teaming up again to co-produce a pair of shows in 2023. Olney Theatre Center and Round House Theatre will produce the Broadway musical Fela! (July 7, 2023 - August 13, 2023) on the Olney Mainstage and will mount James Graham’s Tony-nominated play Ink on Round House’s Bethesda stage during the 2023-24 season. The two organizations last collaborated in 2016 and 2017 to produce both parts of Angels in America at Round House, followed by In the Heights at Olney Theatre, the latter of which went on to win the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical.

CABARET Leads in Nominations for the 2022 Olivier Awards Photo CABARET Leads in Nominations for the 2022 Olivier Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022

Nominations have been announced for the Olivier Awards 2022 with Mastercard, British theatre’s most prestigious honours, which take place on Sunday 10 April at the Royal Albert Hall.

Elton John and Jake Shears' Tammy Faye Bakker Musical to Hit the West End in Fall 202 Photo Elton John and Jake Shears' Tammy Faye Bakker Musical to Hit the West End in Fall 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2022

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, James Graham is collaborating with music legend Elton John and Jake Shears of The Scissor Sisters on a musical take on the life of infamous TV evangelist, Tammy Faye Bakker.

Hosts, Presenters & Performances Announced for 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards Photo Hosts, Presenters & Performances Announced for 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2022

WhatsOnStage today announced that Jodie Prenger and Tom Read Wilson will host the 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards. They are joined by presenters Chris Bush, Graziano Di Prima, Omari Douglas, James Graham, David Harewood, Frances Mayli McCann, Stephanie McKeon, Drew McOnie, Daniel Monks, Tracy Ann Oberman, Johannes Radebe, and more.

RSC Announces Updates to 2022 Season, Including Disabled Actor Arthur Hughes as Richa Photo RSC Announces Updates to 2022 Season, Including Disabled Actor Arthur Hughes as Richard III
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2022

In the week that the Royal Shakespeare Company’s new season opens in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Company today released further details of its 2022 activity including three new Shakespeare productions that speak directly to our world today, the launch of TikTok Tickets, plus details of how people can participate in 37 Plays: a nationwide search to write the stories of today co-created in partnership with the RSC’s network of 12 regional theatre partners, over 200 Associate Schools and freelance artists who together form the Royal Shakespeare Community.

James Graham Videos

Video Flashback: Jeremy Jordan Performs in FINDING NEVERLAND at American Repertory Th VideoVideo Flashback: Jeremy Jordan Performs in FINDING NEVERLAND at American Repertory Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2021

Finding Neverland is a musical with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy and a book by James Graham adapted from the 1998 play The Man Who Was Peter Pan by Allan Knee and its 2004 film version Finding Neverland.

Tonys Talk: Bertie Carvel Opens Up About Making A Splash in INK! VideoTonys Talk: Bertie Carvel Opens Up About Making A Splash in INK!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 1, 2019

The last time that Bertie Carvel tread the Broadway boards, it was as tyrannical headmistress Miss Trunchbull in the 2013 hit, Matilda. This season, he brings another of his critically-acclaimed West End roles to New York as media mogul Rupert Murdoch in Ink. Both roles earned the Brit Tony nominations, the latter for Best Performance from a Featured Actor in a Play.

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Jez Butterworth VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Jez Butterworth
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2019

Jez Butterworth just earned his second Tony nomination for his new play, The Ferryman. Watch as he tells us more about what the play means to him!

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of INK on Broadway with Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller  VideoBWW TV: Inside Opening Night of INK on Broadway with Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller & More!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 25, 2019

The final play of the 2018-19 Broadway season took its opening night bow last night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Ink, written by Olivier Award winner James Graham and directed by two-time Olivier Award winner, Tony and BAFTA Award nominee Almeida Theatre Artistic Director Rupert Goold, made its American premiere via Manhattan Theatre Club and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller & More in INK on Broadway VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller & More in INK on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of INK, written by Olivier Award winner James Graham (Labour of Love, Privacy, Finding Neverland) and directed by two-time Olivier Award winner, Tony and BAFTA Award nominee Almeida Theatre Artistic Director Rupert Goold (King Charles III), has been extended twice and is now playing through Sunday, June 23. The production opens tomorrow, Wednesday April 24, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

BWW TV: Stop the Presses! Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller & More Get Ready to Bring I VideoBWW TV: Stop the Presses! Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller & More Get Ready to Bring INK to Broadway
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 6, 2019

Rehearsals are underway for MTC's INK, which will begin previews Tuesday, April 2 prior to a Wednesday, April 24 opening night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Two-time Olivier Award winner Bertie Carvel (Matilda) will reprise his Olivier Award-winning performance as Rupert Murdoch and Olivier Award winner Jonny Lee Miller ('Elementary,' Frankenstein) will play the editor of The Sun, Larry Lamb.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights From The New Tour Of FINDING NEVERLAND VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights From The New Tour Of FINDING NEVERLAND
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 11, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new tour of Finding Neverland, the enchanting Broadway musical directed by Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus. Check out the video below!

BWW TV: FINDING NEVERLAND Gets Ready to Fly Away on Tour; Go Inside Rehearsals! VideoBWW TV: FINDING NEVERLAND Gets Ready to Fly Away on Tour; Go Inside Rehearsals!
by TV - On the Road - Sep 23, 2018

We're taking you inside the rehearsal room for a special sneak peek of the show before it arrives in a city near you!

VIDEO: Meet the Winner of Season Two of THE FOUR VideoVIDEO: Meet the Winner of Season Two of THE FOUR
by Stage Tube - Aug 3, 2018

After a fierce fight to reclaim his seat during last week's comeback episode, James Graham beat out the remaining three performers with an emotional rendition of ‚ÄúFix You.‚ÄĚ

STAGE TUBE: New Trailer for James Graham's THIS HOUSE at the Garrick Theatre
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2016

James Graham's critically acclaimed political drama This House will transfer to the Garrick Theatre, directed by Headlong Artistic Director Jeremy Herrin, following its upcoming run at Chichester's Minerva Theatre and having originally played two sell-out seasons at the National Theatre. Performances begin 19 November for an official opening 30 November 2016. Click below to watch a brand-new trailer for the show!


James Graham Frequently Asked Questions

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

How many West End shows has James Graham been in?
James Graham has not appeared in the West End

What awards has James Graham been nominated for?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Ink .

How many shows has James Graham written?
James Graham has written 4 shows including Finding Neverland (Book), Ink (Playwright), This House (Inactive) (Playwright), Quiz (Playwright).