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James Gray

 
Bio:
JAMES GRAY is the Associate Choreographer for the upcoming Susan Stroman / Woody Allen musical BULLETS OVER BROADWAY. He has just finished choreographing the AFI LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT SALUTE to Mel Brooks at the Dolby Theatre Hollywood which was televised on TNT and TCM. He is the Associate ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
JAMES GRAY is the Associate Choreographer for the upcoming Susan Stroman / Woody Allen musical BULLETS OVER BROADWAY. He has just finished choreographing the AFI LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT SALUTE to Mel Brooks at the Dolby Theatre Hollywood which was televised on TNT and TCM. He is the Associate ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Performer (Swing)
Igor (Understudy)
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 2005
Ensemble
  [West End]
London Production, 2004
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Bailiff [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
O'Rourke [Replacement]
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [West End]
London Production, 1997
Ensemble
  [West End]
London Revival, 1995
Ensemble

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Associate Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2009]
Tour Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Dance Captain

Photos

Tony Yazbeck, Susan Stroman, Howard Emanuel, James Gray and Clyde Alves Photo

Tony Yazbeck, Susan Stroman, Howard Emanuel, James Gray and Clyde Alves

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07/14/2016
Kirsten Wyatt & James Gray  Photo

Kirsten Wyatt & James Gray

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Date:
11/20/2012
Kirsten Wyatt & James Gray  Photo

Kirsten Wyatt & James Gray

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Date:
11/20/2012
James Gray, Erin Dilly, Dan Lauria, Johnny Rabe, Justin Paul & Company Photo

James Gray, Erin Dilly, Dan Lauria, Johnny Rabe, Justin Paul & Company

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11/20/2012
Joseph Parks and James Gray Photo

Joseph Parks and James Gray

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11/20/2012

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Performer (Swing)

Igor (Understudy)

  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 2005
Ensemble

  [West End]
London Production, 2004
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Bailiff [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

O'Rourke [Replacement]

Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

  [West End]
London Production, 1997
Ensemble

  [West End]
London Revival, 1995
Ensemble

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Associate Choreographer

[US Tour, 2009]
Tour Choreographer

[Broadway, 2007]
Dance Captain

James Gray Biography

JAMES GRAY is the Associate Choreographer for the upcoming Susan Stroman / Woody Allen musical BULLETS OVER BROADWAY.
He has just finished choreographing the AFI LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT SALUTE to Mel Brooks at the Dolby Theatre Hollywood which was televised on TNT and TCM.
He is the Associate Choreographer for the touring and Broadway productions of A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL.
He served as the Associate Choreographer on CAROUSEL at Avery Fisher Hall with the New York Philharmonic which was televised on PBS.
He Directed and Choreographed PEG O MY HEART, THE NEW MUSICAL, which won the MITF Best Musical Award.
James staged the opening number for "STRO, A Celebration Gala" honoring Susan Stroman for the VINEYARD THEATRE and performed as Carmen Ghia with Nathan lane, Matthew Broderick and Gary Beach in the number "Keep It Gay". He has a long association with Susan Stroman and Mel Brooks, serving as Associate Director/Choreographer for the 2nd National tour of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN.
He was Dance Captain for the Original Broadway company of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and the Original London Production of THE PRODUCERS.
As a performer in YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, he understudied and performed the role of Igor on Broadway as well as the 1st National Tour.
His history with THE PRODUCERS was three fold -Original London Company (understudied and performing the role of Carmen Ghia with Nathan Lane); The Broadway company; and seen as a little old lady in the Movie Musical version.
Other Productions include
1st Nat Tour 42nd STREET, RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR, JUBILEE (Las Vegas), and Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS (Pantages LA).
He has also performed at the SPORTING CLUB in Monte Carlo and at the LIDO de PARIS with the famous Blubell Girls.
LONDON WEST END credits include
ME and MY GIRL. the original companies of MACK and MABLE , BEAUTY and The BEAST. HELLO DOLLY Gala with Carol Channing and THE STYNE WAY GALA (where he partnered Chita Rivera and Rita Moreno) at the London Palladium.




James Gray News

Sally Struthers to Star in Newly-Revised, London Version of MEL BROOKS' YOUNG FRANKEN Photo Sally Struthers to Star in Newly-Revised, London Version of MEL BROOKS' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at La Mirada Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment will present Sally Struthers starring as “Frau Blücher” in the Southern California premiere of Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Mel Brooks’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN will preview on Friday, September 16 at 8 pm & Saturday, September 17 at 2 pm (with a press opening on Saturday, September 17 at 8 pm.

Local Children to Star in THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Sands Theatre  in Singapore Photo Local Children to Star in THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Sands Theatre in Singapore
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 27, 2022

Singapore’s most talented actors and actresses have been picked from a pool of over 300 applicants for the coveted roles of the six von Trapp children in the forthcoming Broadway production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Sands Theatre from 22 November 2022.

The Castro Theatre Conservancy Launches 'Save The Castro Theatre' Photo The Castro Theatre Conservancy Launches 'Save The Castro Theatre'
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2022

Today, the Castro Theatre Conservancy (CTC)—a nonprofit organization—launched “Save the Castro Theatre,” a campaign dedicated to preserving and protecting San Francisco's Castro Theatre as a cultural and entertainment venue for motion pictures and live performances.

Tovah Feldshuh Will Lead Virtual Presentation Of BECOMING Dr. RUTH Next Week Photo Tovah Feldshuh Will Lead Virtual Presentation Of BECOMING Dr. RUTH Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022

Beloved psychologist Dr. Ruth Westheimer celebrates her 94th birthday this June, and in celebration, six-time Tony- and Emmy-nominated actor Tovah Feldshuh and the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will present a special virtual broadcast of the one-woman Off-Broadway show, Becoming Dr. Ruth.

Jeremy Strong from SUCCESSION is Determined to Take the UK Stage Photo Jeremy Strong from SUCCESSION is Determined to Take the UK Stage
by Marissa Tomeo - May 22, 2022

Jeremy Strong, star of the hit HBO dark comedy series 'Succession,' has stated that he is determined to appear on the UK stage at some point in his career. The actor told Deadline at the Cannes Film Festival today that he missed his chance to appear in the upcoming stage adaptation of Stephen King's The Shining. Ben Stiller is set to star, while the show will be directed by Ivo van Hove. Sonia Friedman (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Colin Callender will produce. 

Riza Takahaski Announced as Host of Broadstream's New Digital Series AUTHENTICALLY YO Photo Riza Takahaski Announced as Host of Broadstream's New Digital Series AUTHENTICALLY YOU
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

Broadstream announced today that Authentically You, a new digital series hosted by Riza Takahaski (Mean Girls), is now available for streaming exclusively on the new, free-for-user streaming platform.

VIDEO: Tony Yazbeck & Melanie Moore Perform 'The Best Things Happen When You're Danci Photo VIDEO: Tony Yazbeck & Melanie Moore Perform 'The Best Things Happen When You're Dancing'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

American Dance Machine for the 21st Century has released its next video, “The Best Things Happen When You’re Dancing” from the Broadway musical Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin.

Meet the Cast of MACBETH Photo Meet the Cast of MACBETH
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022

Macbeth begins performances tonight, March 29, 2022, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) and opens on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Learn more about the cast bringing this show back to the stage!

LA Opera Announces Details Of 2022/23 Season Photo LA Opera Announces Details Of 2022/23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2022

Music Director James Conlon will conduct three mainstage productions and Colombian-American conductor Lina González-Granados will make her company debut as Resident Conductor, the first Latina to hold a high-ranking conducting position with a major U.S. opera company. 

Winners Announced For The BroadwayWorld 2021 Maine Awards Photo Winners Announced For The BroadwayWorld 2021 Maine Awards
by BWW Awards - Jan 12, 2022

Winners have been announced for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Maine Awards. The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

James Gray Videos

VIDEO: First Look at YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at Ogunquit Playhouse VideoVIDEO: First Look at YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2021

Ogunquit Playhouse concludes its 2021 season with the perfect spooky October production: Young Frankenstein, starring John Bolton (Broadway's Anastasia) as the titular Frederick Frankenstein and featuring Ogunquit favorite Sally Struthers (Thoroughly Modern Millie) as Frau Blücher.

VIDEO: American Dance Machine For the 21st Century Performs 'T'aint Nobody's Biz-nes VideoVIDEO: American Dance Machine For the 21st Century Performs 'T'aint Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do' From BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2021

Performers include Clyde Alves, Phillip A. Attmore, Michael Biren, Jim Borstelmann, Preston Truman Boyd, Lamont Brown, Barry Busby, Joshua Buscher, Andrew Cao, Jake Corcoran, Casey Garvin, Dan Horn, Jess Leprotto, Kevin Ligon, Brian Martin, Paul Mcgill, Bobby Pestka, Jonalyn Saxer, Angelo Soriano, Kevin Worley, Richard Riaz Yoder, and Bradley Allan Zarr.

AD ASTRA Starring Brad Pitt to be Released on Digital Dec. 3 VideoAD ASTRA Starring Brad Pitt to be Released on Digital Dec. 3
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 5, 2019

Brad Pitt gives a powerful performance in this “absolutely enthralling” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone), sci-fi thriller set in space. When a mysterious life-threatening event strikes Earth, astronaut Roy McBride (Pitt) goes on a dangerous mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father (Tommy Lee Jones) and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.

Photo/Video: Get A First Look at Karen Ziemba In ANNIE At NC Theatre VideoPhoto/Video: Get A First Look at Karen Ziemba In ANNIE At NC Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Tony Award-winner Karen Ziemba as Miss Hannigan at the NC Theatre, directed by producing artistic director, Eric Woodall.

VIDEO: See Brad Pitt in the Second Trailer for AD ASTRA VideoVIDEO: See Brad Pitt in the Second Trailer for AD ASTRA
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2019

20th Century Fox has released the second trailer for Ad Astra, starring Brad Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.

VIDEO: Brad Pitt Stars in Trailer for Sci-Fi Drama AD ASTRA VideoVIDEO: Brad Pitt Stars in Trailer for Sci-Fi Drama AD ASTRA
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2019

20th Century Fox has released the trailer for the sci-fi drama Ad Astra starring Brad Pitt.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Goodspeed's OLIVER! VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Goodspeed's OLIVER!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 3, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Goodspeed's production of OLIVER! Check out video highlights from the production below!

VIDEO: First Look - Robert Pattinson, Charlie Hunnam Star in THE LOST CITY OF Z
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 22, 2016

This spring, discover the incredible true story of THE LOST CITY OF Z, based on the bestselling book by David Grann.

VIDEO: Benedict Cumberbatch Talks New Film, Recent Engagement on GMA
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 17, 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch stopped by this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA on ABC to discuss his role in the new film 'Imitation Game' and how recently he popped the question to his fiance!

VIDEO: Benedict Cumberbatch Imitates Hiddleston, Rickman, Swift & More in Hilarious Video
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 13, 2014

In an all new interview to promote his new film 'The Imitation Game', actor Benedict Cumberbatch was challenged by MTV to do as many imitations as possible in 60 seconds.


James Gray Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has James Gray been in?
James Gray has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has James Gray been in?
James Gray has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was James Gray's first West End show?
James Gray's first West End show was Mack & Mabel which opened in 1995