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James Ludwig

 
Bio:
Broadway: Spamalot (Original Cast), Little Shop of Horrors. Off Broadway: Two Point Oh, Blue Man Group, Bubbly Black Girl... (Playwrights Horizons), De La Guarda, john & jen (Original Cast); Tours: Spamalot (Las Vegas), 101 Dalmatians (1 st Nat'l); Regional: W.H.A.T.: Period of Adjustment; ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Spamalot (Original Cast), Little Shop of Horrors. Off Broadway: Two Point Oh, Blue Man Group, Bubbly Black Girl... (Playwrights Horizons), De La Guarda, john & jen (Original Cast); Tours: Spamalot (Las Vegas), 101 Dalmatians (1 st Nat'l); Regional: W.H.A.T.: Period of Adjustment; ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Historian (Standby)
Not Dead Fred (Standby)
Patsy (Standby)
Prince Herbert (Standby)
Sir Bedevere (Standby)
Sir Lancelot (Standby)
Sir Robin (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Orin (Standby) [Replacement]
Seymour (Standby) [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1999
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Charles Bradford
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 1996
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Transfer, 1995
Performer
  [College/University (US)]
World Premiere, 1989
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1996
Billy Valentine

Photos

James Ludwig with The York Theatre Theatre Training Program (MTTP) Students Alumna th Photo

James Ludwig with The York Theatre Theatre Training Program (MTTP) Students Alumna that includes- Charlie Beck, Molly Fitzsimmons, Ifedayo (Thomas) Gatling, Adeleke Goring, Max Lev Grozalsky-Wornick, Ariana Jackman, Isabella Leonardo, Briana Powell-Cooper, Flor Rosales-Euceda, Kass Sanchez, Preston Simon and Zoey Zo

From: 
Date:
11/02/2021
Flor Rosales-Euceda, Gizelle Ysalgue, James Ludwig, Charlie Beck and Ifedayo (Thomas) Photo

Flor Rosales-Euceda, Gizelle Ysalgue, James Ludwig, Charlie Beck and Ifedayo (Thomas) Gatling

From: 
Date:
06/15/2021
James Ludwig and Sky Seals Photo

James Ludwig and Sky Seals

From: 
Date:
05/05/2019
James Ludwig, Sky Seals, James Barry, Eric Scott Anthony, Sean Michael Buckley, and K Photo

James Ludwig, Sky Seals, James Barry, Eric Scott Anthony, Sean Michael Buckley, and Kristen Beth Williams

From: 
Date:
05/05/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Historian (Standby)

Not Dead Fred (Standby)

Patsy (Standby)

Prince Herbert (Standby)

Sir Bedevere (Standby)

Sir Lancelot (Standby)

Sir Robin (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Orin (Standby) [Replacement]

Seymour (Standby) [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1999
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Charles Bradford

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 1996
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Transfer, 1995
Performer

  [College/University (US)]
World Premiere, 1989
Performer

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1996
Billy Valentine

James Ludwig Biography

Broadway: Spamalot (Original Cast), Little Shop of Horrors. Off Broadway: Two Point Oh, Blue Man Group, Bubbly Black Girl... (Playwrights Horizons), De La Guarda, john & jen (Original Cast); Tours: Spamalot (Las Vegas), 101 Dalmatians (1 st Nat'l); Regional: W.H.A.T.: Period of Adjustment; Baltimore CenterStage: Raisin Cycle; George Street: God of Carnage, Ctrl+Alt+Delete; Arena Stage: A Man's a Man; McCarter: Christmas Carol; Theatre Aspen: The Full Monty. Film/TV: That's News to Me, "Lipstick Jungle", "Chappelle's Show", Ghost Town. James owns Back40 Films, which produces the wildly popular show "The Happy Hour Guys" (thehappyhourguys.com). Education: BA, U of M (Go Blue!), MFA, U of Washington. Proud Actors' Equity Member, follow @JimmyLudwigNYC. Best gig ever: Husband to KB.





James Ludwig News

Registration Now Open for The York Theatre's 'MTTP Winter 2022 Intensive' Photo Registration Now Open for The York Theatre's 'MTTP Winter 2022 Intensive'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2021

The York Theatre Company has announced registration for the MTTP Winter 2022 Intensive is now open to current college and high school students and recent college graduates. This intensive will be a hybrid starting off with virtual learning and moving to in-person rehearsals.

A JUDY GARLAND CHRISTMAS Audio Drama Announced Starring Tari Kelly & More Photo A JUDY GARLAND CHRISTMAS Audio Drama Announced Starring Tari Kelly & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2021

An original fiction audio drama that explores the story beyond the story that you thought you knew about, 'The Judy Garland Christmas Show'. An all-star Broadway cast has assembled to bring to life the music, the excitement, the drama of Judy Garland!

Photos: The York Theatre Company's 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Honors Richard M Photo Photos: The York Theatre Company's 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Honors Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021

The York Theatre Company honored musical theater legends Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire with the 2021 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theater and Elisa Loti Stein with The York Theatre Company Founders' Award at the 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala

Photos: The York Theatre Company Honors Richard Maltby, Jr., David Shire and Elisa Lo Photo Photos: The York Theatre Company Honors Richard Maltby, Jr., David Shire and Elisa Loti Stein at 29th Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 2, 2021

The York Theatre Company honored musical theater legends Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire (Baby, Big, Starting Here, Starting Now, Closer Than Ever) with the 2021 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theater and Elisa Loti Stein with The York Theatre Company Founders’ Award at the 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, held on Monday evening, November 1, 2021 at The Edison Ballroom.

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the York Theatre Company's REUNION ON THE ROOFTOP Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside the York Theatre Company's REUNION ON THE ROOFTOP
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 15, 2021

The York Theatre Company is back in action! Just last night, friends of the York gathered for its first in-person event in 15 months- Reunion on the Rooftop.

Wake Up With BWW 2/15: Laura Osnes' Concert With Seth Rudetsky Re-Airs Today, and Mor Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/15: Laura Osnes' Concert With Seth Rudetsky Re-Airs Today, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2021

Today's top stories: Laura Osnes' concert, as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3pm, Webber plays a Valentine's Day medley, and more!

VIDEO: The Playbillies Cover 'Elephant Love Medley' From MOULIN ROUGE! Featuring Joe  Photo VIDEO: The Playbillies Cover 'Elephant Love Medley' From MOULIN ROUGE! Featuring Joe Iconis, Lauren Marcus, and More!
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2021

The Playbillies have released a cover of the 'Elephant Love Medley' from Moulin Rouge in collaboration with many of their friends from the Broadway community. 

The 1214 Foundation and NewArts Present A (VIRTUAL) CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo The 1214 Foundation and NewArts Present A (VIRTUAL) CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2020

NewArts, a nonprofit organization based in Newtown, CT that was created in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy will present A (Virtual) Christmas Carol, streaming online from December 23-27.

VIDEO: Watch a JOHN & JEN Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch a JOHN & JEN Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 14, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) with a John & Jen reunion! John & Jen is a musical with music by Andrew Lippa, lyrics by Tom Greenwald, and a book by Lippa and Greenwald. It is a two-person show about the relationships first between a brother and sister, John and Jen, and then, after John is killed, between Jen and her son, also named John.

York Theatre Company to Present Industry Reading of RIO UPHILL Featuring Pamela Agalo Photo York Theatre Company to Present Industry Reading of RIO UPHILL Featuring Pamela Agaloos, Mariana Bravo and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020

The York Theatre Company as part of its Developmental Reading Series, in association with MWG Productions, will present an industry reading of the new musical Rio Uphill, with book by Juliana Pedroso and Matthew Gurren (What Do Critics Know?), music by Nanny Assis and Matthew Gurren and lyrics by Matthew Gurren. ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY, Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 7:00PM at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's* (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022).

James Ludwig Videos

VIDEO: The Playbillies Cover 'Elephant Love Medley' From MOULIN ROUGE! Featuring Joe  VideoVIDEO: The Playbillies Cover 'Elephant Love Medley' From MOULIN ROUGE! Featuring Joe Iconis, Lauren Marcus, and More!
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2021

The Playbillies have released a cover of the 'Elephant Love Medley' from Moulin Rouge in collaboration with many of their friends from the Broadway community. 

Exclusive Video: Get A First Look at Aaron Tveit in COMPANY at Barrington Stage VideoExclusive Video: Get A First Look at Aaron Tveit in COMPANY at Barrington Stage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 25, 2017

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at Barrington Stage Company's production of Company, led by Aaron Tveit as Bobby. Check out the cast in action below!

VIDEO: Check Out Aaron Tveit in Rehearsal for Barrington Stage's COMPANY VideoVIDEO: Check Out Aaron Tveit in Rehearsal for Barrington Stage's COMPANY
by Alan Henry - Aug 7, 2017

Aaron Tveit (Broadway's Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal), who returns to BSC after previously playing 'Matt' in the 2007 production of Calvin Berger, will star as 'Bobby' in Company, along with Ellen Harvey (Broadway's Present Laughter) as 'Joanne,'Lawrence Street (Broadway's Urinetown) as 'Harry,' Jeanette Bayardelle (Broadway's The Color Purple) as 'Sarah,' Kate Loprest(Broadway's First Date) as 'Susan,' Paul A. Schaefer(Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera) as 'Peter,' Jane Pfitsch (Broadway'sCabaret) as 'Jenny,' James Ludwig (Broadway's Spamalot) as 'David,' Lauren Marcus (Little Shop of Horrors, Sharon Playhouse) as 'Amy,' Joseph Spieldenner (Broadway's Les Miserables) as 'Paul,' Peter Reardon (BSC's All My Sons) as 'Larry,' Nora Schell(Spamilton, Triad Theater) as 'Marta,' and Rebecca Kuznick (BSC's Fiddler on the Roof) as 'Kathy.' Featuring a book by George Furth, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, with choreography by Jeffrey Page, music supervision by Darren Cohen, music direction by Alex Shields, and direction by JuliAnne Boyd, Company will begin previews on August 10 and is set to open August 13 for a run through September 2.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of NCT's SPAMALOT Starring Jeff McCarthy, James Ludwig, Ta'Rea Campbell and More!
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2016

North Carolina Theatre presents Monty Python's Spamalot, the first show of their 2016/17 Season. Leading the quest as 'King Arthur' is Jeff McCarthy (Broadway: Side Show, Chicago, Urinetown, Beauty and the Beast). James Ludwig (Broadway: Spamalot, Little Shop of Horrors) will star as 'Sir Robin', and the show will also feature Ta'Rea Campbell as 'The Lady of the Lake' (Broadway: Book of Mormon, Little Shop of Horrors Tour: Sister Act). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Interview with Kevin Spirtas Starring in Riverside Theatre's CLOSER THAN EVER
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2014

Marcia Littlejohn conducts an interview (in two parts) with Kevin Spirtas starring in Closer Than Ever at Riverside Theatre, opening tonight!

STAGE TUBE: The Making of 101 DALMATIONS: Making it a Dog's Perspective
by BWW - Mar 4, 2010

Based on the beloved book by Dodie Smith and led by an award-winning creative team including four-time Tony Award-winning director Jerry Zaks (A BRONX TALE, SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, GUYS AND DOLLS), acclaimed bookwriter/co-lyricist B.T. McNicholl (BILLY ELLIOT, SPAMALOT, THE IT GIRL), and Dennis DeYoung, co-founder of the legendary rock band Styx, The 101 Dalmatians Musical promises a quirky, upside-down view of the world where the audience sees life from a dog's point of view. This stage musical transports audiences to a topsy-turvy, exciting, and altogether fantastic reality that gives grand license for song, dance, and spectacle in a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience.

STAGE TUBE: The Making of 101 DALMATIONS: The Dogs
by BWW - Mar 4, 2010

THE 101 DALMATIANS MUSICAL, which will perform in Indianapolis from March 9 through March 14, features a surprise grand finale showcasing the tremendous talents of the professional and rescued Dalmatians that will leave audiences cheering. The dogs were all trained by one of the world's foremost animal trainers, Joel Slaven, who has worked extensively with Jack Hanna on such featured films as 'Ace Ventura Pet Detective' and 'That Darn Cat.'


James Ludwig Frequently Asked Questions

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

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