James Holmes

Date of Death: January 07, 1999

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[West End]
West End Transfer Production, 2017

James Holmes Productions

[West End, 2018]
[Regional (UK), 1987]
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Cast Set For IT'S HER TURN NOW, World Premiere of Gender-Swapped Adaptation of Ray Cooney's OUT OF ORDER

OUT OF ORDER is Ray Cooney’s 1990 classic West End farce about MPs behaving badly.  In a World Premiere at The Mill at Sonning, it has been turned on its head and adapted by Michael J Barfoot so that it is female MPs behaving badly, called IT’S HER TURN NOW. Learn more about the production and find out who is starring here!

Singing Actors Awarded Three-Way Tie For First Place In Unprecedented Lenya Competition Result

The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music announced the unprecedented awarding of three First Prizes in the 25th annual Lenya Competition.

LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION Celebrates 25th Anniversary, April 29

A gathering of stars and notables from the Broadway world will join together on Saturday 29 April to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Lotte Lenya Competition, the internationally renowned theatrical singing contest.

Composer Ned Rorem Dies At Age 99

American composer and writer Ned Rorem passed away at age 99 on November 18, 2022 in New York City, in his home on the Upper West Side, surrounded by family and friends. He is survived by six nieces and nephews and eleven grand nieces and nephews.

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Returns To Leeds Playhouse This Summer

A Little Night Music, Sondheim's acerbic musical romance, is set to beguile audiences once more this summer as it makes a welcome return to the Leeds Playhouse stage.

BWW Review: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, Leeds Playhouse

A wonderful revival of a show, marrying beautiful music and singing with poignancy and wit

Opera North Announces Post-Lockdown Performances

New live performances by Opera North are announced today, with four performances of Beethoven’s only opera, Fidelio, planned to be the first large scale production for over a year as the Leeds-based opera company builds back towards a fuller programme of public events.

Rema Webb, Matt Doyle, Tally Sessions and More to be Featured in Paper Mill Playhouse and NJSO Collaboration Videos

In the first part of a collaboration between the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Paper Mill Playhouse, Broadway veteran Rema Webb and an NJSO string quintet give an at-home performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “You’ll Never Walk Alone” from Carousel tonight, January 5, at 7 pm.

The Kurt Weill Foundation Responds To Pandemic With The Lotte Lenya Competition Songbook

The hardships COVID-19 have caused for songwriters and performers has prompted The Kurt Weill Foundation to provide financial support to participants chosen for the Lotte Lenya Competition Songbook, a new collection of sixteen contemporary theater songs by nineteen emerging writers.

Opera North Announces New Events in Switch ON Series

New events have today been added to Switch ON: Opera Northa??s programme of indoor performance, outdoor events and digital projects taking place this Autumn and reaffirming the companya??s determination to make music with and for audiences across the North.

BWW Feature: FREE ONLINE OPERA/SONG JUNE 26 - JULY 3 at Home Computer Screens

Los Angeles Opera (LAO) has an array of 25 a?oeLiving Room Recitalsa?? available for the enjoyment of those who visit the LAO website. Among them are personal concerts by: Morris Robinson, Rod Gilfry, Amanda Woodbury, Christopher Maltman, and Angel Blue. Having made a monumental impression on the American public with her portrayal of Bess in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess at the Met, Blue shows her charismatic personality and her love for the music of Richard Strauss in her a?oeLiving Room Recital.a??

Wilton's Music Hall Announces Summer Season

Wilton's Music Hall today announces its summer season, packed full of inventive theatre and embracing its vaudeville heritage steeped in live music and performance.

Peter Capaldi to Star in MARTIN'S CLOSE, a BBC Four Ghost Story From M.R. James and Mark Gatiss

Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who, The Thick Of It, Paddington) will star in Martin's Close, airing this Christmas on BBC Four.

Shane Owens Releases New Project IT'S A SOUTHERN THING Today

Country artist Shane Owens has released his latest musical project, It's A Southern Thing. It contains six tunes consistent with Owens' traditional country sound with a modern edge, and includes his hit single, “Lie,” which garnered positive reviews from outlets such as Billboard and Rolling Stone Country. It's A Southern Thing can be purchased or streamed here. Track-by-track and acoustic videos for the songs were exclusively premiered this week by RoughStock, Nashville Noise, Country Rebel and Country Music Tattle Tale.

BWW: KISS ME, KATE, London Coliseum

Cole Porter's 1948 love letter to showbiCole Porter's 1948 love letter to showbiz is brilliantly served by Opera North's big, bold and bawdy production - both soaringly romantic and packed with meta winks. A touring staple, Jo Davies' detailed take (the revival helmed by Ed Goggin) beds down very comfortably in the London Coliseum.

BWW Review: KISS ME, KATE; Cole Porter, Shakespeare e la compagnia Opera North portano splendore sul palco dell'Alighieri

Molto spesso noi miseri e incompresi amanti del musical ci lamentiamo di non riuscire a volare fino a Londra o a New York per assistere alle grandi produzioni, a causa di mancanza di tempo e di denaro. Quest'anno pero il Ravenna Festival, giunto alla sua diciannovesima edizione, ha deciso di fare un regalo agli appassionati del genere, portando sul palco del Teatro Alighieri la compagnia inglese Opera North.

Al Ravenna Festival arriva l'Opera North con KISS ME, KATE

Per chi conosce la gioia e la follia del teatro, e per chi non sa resistere a spiare dietro le quinte; per chi vuole ripassare Shakespeare e per chi vuole farsi trascinare dalle arguzie del jazz; per i romantici e per i cinici, e semplicemente per chi non vuole perdersi la festa: l'appuntamento e con il musical di Cole Porter Kiss Me, Kate al Teatro Alighieri il 7, 8 e 9 giugno.

FUN HOME Leads June's Top 10 New London Shows

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a ground-breaking musical to a mighty modern classic, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features!

Winners Announced for The 2018 Lotte Lenya Competition

The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music awarded a record $99,000 at the 2018 Lotte Lenya Competition, which took place at Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY on April 14, 2018. This year's competition brought the total distributed to young singers to more than $1 million in awards, prizes, and grants in the twenty-year history of the contest.

A DANGEROUS SON Documentary to Debut May 7 on HBO

One in ten American children suffers from serious emotional disturbance and more than 17 million have experienced a psychiatric disorder. A DANGEROUS SON focuses primarily on three families in crisis, each struggling with a child's severe mental illness, desperately seeking treatment in the face of limited resources and support.


James Holmes has not appeared on Broadway.

James Holmes has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

James Holmes's first West End show was The Boys in the Band which opened in 2017

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